Band Pro Unveils New S35xFF Expander at IBC 2015

Band Pro Munich GmbH (the European branch of Band Pro Film & Digital, Inc.) unveiled the new IB/E Super 35 to Full Frame Expander at this year’s IBC show.  The highly anticipated S35xFF Expander provides full sensor coverage from any S35 lens (including the 8K Weapon sensor), and promises to be a critical addition to the pro cinematography tool kit.

                                   I/BE S35xFF Expander

As always, the latest acquisition technology was on display at Band Pro’s booth.  Visitors demo'd the 6K RED Dragon, Sony F55 and FS7 cameras, Leica Summicron-C and Summilux-C lenses (including the new16mm Summilux-C), the Easyrig Vario 5, the latest camera accessories from Movcam, the Odyssey 7Q+ from Convergent Design, wireless solutions from Swit, the new Connex wireless HDMI rig for drone applications from Amimon, and the Nipros fiber optical system.

          Leica Summilux-C 16mm

Band Pro also showcased the revolutionary new Capinera Dolly by Cinetech designer Armando Grottesi.  Weighing less than 200 lbs / 85 kg, and designed to go where other dollies can’t, Capinera represents the next generation in camera support.

          Capinera Dolly by Cinetech

President & CEO Amnon Band noted: “For over 30 years Band Pro has been the worldwide leader for new broadcast & cinema technology. That’s a role we continue to take seriously, and really embrace.  If you’re at IBC, stop by. We’ll have the tools you won’t find anywhere else at the show.

           Randy Wedick, DP / ‘In Vino Veritas’

Additionally, Band Pro screened their new 4K short film ‘In Vino Veritas’.  Shot on location at the Inglenook Winery (owned by Francis and Eleanor Coppola) the new short was captured in XAVC format on the Sony FS7 using Leica Summicron-C lenses.  Filmmaker & Band Pro Senior Technical Consultant, Randy Wedick, was on hand to answer questions and gave an inside look at the tools & techniques used in the making of the film.

About Band Pro Film & Digital, Inc.

Since 1984, Band Pro Film & Digital, Inc. has specialized in products and solutions for professional filmmakers and videographers. From their offices in Burbank, Atlanta, New York City, Mexico City, Munich, and Tel Aviv, Band Pro offers the highest level of knowledge and expertise along with the finest equipment and accessories available.