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#1 Dan Goulder

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Posted 03 February 2009 - 07:39 PM

Can anyone name any movies that were filmed either totally or mostly using Zeiss Variable Prime lenses?
Thanks.

(Tsotsi is one of them.)
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#2 Richard Vialet

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Posted 03 February 2009 - 09:45 PM

Can anyone name any movies that were filmed either totally or mostly using Zeiss Variable Prime lenses?
Thanks.

(Tsotsi is one of them.)



Pan's Labyrinth comes to mind.
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#3 timHealy

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Posted 03 February 2009 - 11:30 PM

from what I recall Michael Balhaus used them on Uptown Girls. I think he owned the set and probably used them on most films he did recently.

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Posted 08 February 2009 - 05:40 AM

He used them on most of his projects starting with "Air Force One" - I think only "the Departed" was mostly shot with Master Primes.
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#5 Rich Steel

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Posted 08 February 2009 - 06:00 AM

He used them on most of his projects starting with "Air Force One" - I think only "the Departed" was mostly shot with Master Primes.


Eyes Wide Shut used them.

I noticed there are 2 on ebay for sale. I sold them to the guy for $10,500 for both lenses a couple of years ago. He's now wanting over $14,000 for each one. I told him if he changes his mind I'd gladly buy them back for the $10,500 I sold them for.

Haven't heard back from him.
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#6 James Steven Beverly

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Posted 12 February 2009 - 03:31 AM

Eyes Wide Shut used them.

I noticed there are 2 on ebay for sale. I sold them to the guy for $10,500 for both lenses a couple of years ago. He's now wanting over $14,000 for each one. I told him if he changes his mind I'd gladly buy them back for the $10,500 I sold them for.

Haven't heard back from him.


I don't know if these are as good as the ones you sold but here's 4 for 15K so far:

http://cgi.ebay.com/...1QQcmdZViewItem

Might be worth taking a look just in case they are. :)
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#7 Rich Steel

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Posted 12 February 2009 - 05:17 AM

I don't know if these are as good as the ones you sold but here's 4 for 15K so far:

http://cgi.ebay.com/...1QQcmdZViewItem

Might be worth taking a look just in case they are. :)


My set were in feet not meters. Still a very good price for 4 Variable Primes mind you. They also look a bit more beat up than the ones I had.
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