SIGMA Updates CINE series with 14mm and 135mm lenses, new custom options

MAY 8, 2017


SIGMA Canada is pleased to announce the development of two new SIGMA CINE lenses in the FF High Speed Prime Line: 14mm T2 FF and 135mm T2 FF. With these additions, the FF High Speed Prime Line will comprise of seven lenses covering 14mm to 135mm and T1.5 to T2, empowering cinematic expression to an even higher degree.

For further details about the new FF High Speed Prime Line lenses and updates about previously released SIGMA CINE LENSES, please contact Max Payne, Director of Marketing & Communications, at 905-513-7733 or email media@gentec-intl.com.

FF High Speed Prime Line to welcome new 14mm T2 FF and 135mm T2 FF models
Based on the SIGMA 14mm F1.8 DG HSM | Art and SIGMA 135mm F1.8 DG HSM | Art announced earlier this year and leveraging their outstanding optical performance, these two new lenses will further expand the focal length range of the line. Cinematic expression in the digital age is about to become even more robust. Both lenses will be available in PL, Canon EF and Sony E-Mount and are expected to be available in August 2017. Pricing has not yet been announced.

High Speed Zoom Line (PL mount), FF High Speed Prime Line and FF Zoom Line lenses (all mounts) about to ship
Building on our initial launch of SIGMA CINE LENSES in Japan and the US in December 2016, we will be shipping the products below based on the following tentative schedule. The lenses in the High Speed Zoom line have a suggested retail price of $5,599.95 CAD each. The FF High Speed Prime Lenses (excluding the 14mm and 135mm) have a suggested retail price of $4,899.95 CAD each. Pricing for the 14mm, 135mm and 24-35mm have not yet been announced.

PL mount
High Speed Zoom Line – 18-35mm T2, 50-100mm T2 (Available August 2017)
FF High Speed Prime Line – 20mm T1.5 FF, 24mm T1.5 FF, 35mm T1.5 FF, 50mm T1.5 FF, 85mm T1.5 FF (Available August 2017). Note: PL mount is not available for FF Zoom Line 24-35mm T2.2 FF

Canon EF mount
High Speed Zoom Line – 18-35mm T2, 50-100mm T2 (Available and In Stock Now)
FF Zoom Line – 24-35mm T2.2 FF (Available July 2017)
FF High Speed Prime Line – 20mm T1.5 FF, 24mm T1.5 FF, 35mm T1.5 FF, 50mm T1.5 FF, 85mm T1.5 FF (Available July 2017)

Sony E-mount
High Speed Zoom Line – 18-35mm T2, 50-100mm T2 (Available and In Stock Now)
FF Zoom Line – 24-35mm T2.2 FF (Available July 2017)
FF High Speed Prime Line – 20mm T1.5 FF, 24mm T1.5 FF, 35mm T1.5 FF, 50mm T1.5 FF, 85mm T1.5 FF (Available July 2017)

New METRIC and FULLY LUMINOUS versions available to accommodate a wide range of cinematic needs

Selectable focus ring with feet or meter graduations
Based on user needs, a focus ring with either feet or meter graduations may be selected. For a small charge, SIGMA can also convert the ring from one type to the other after purchase.

FULLY LUMINOUS versions
In these versions of the cine lens lineup, each ring features numbers and graduations finished with luminous paint for easier shooting in the dark. (Both FULLY LUMINOUS and standard versions feature luminous paint on the specification and graduation baseline.)


Mount Conversion Service available

Seeing lenses as valuable assets, SIGMA now makes the Mount Conversion Service available for its new cinema camera lenses. Already successfully implemented for many SIGMA lenses, this chargeable service allows users to convert their lenses to and from EF and E mounts. If you change your camera system, you can simply convert the mount system to continue using your high-performance SIGMA lenses.

Note: The Mount Conversion Service is not available for PL mount lenses.

About the comprehensive SIGMA CINE LENS lineup

  • Unbeatable value – the highest optical performance in its class and outstanding compact design
  • Wide range of lenses for professional use
  • Optimized for the latest digital movie making technology

Click here for the PDF version of the press release.

About Sigma Corporation
Since 1961, Sigma has worked toward its goal of developing photographic technologies that push the envelope, empower photographers, and produce unparalleled imagery. Sigma has honoured this commitment by maintaining control of its design, research and development, and manufacturing processes in its Aizu factory. The family-owned company is the largest independent SLR lens manufacturer in the world, producing more than 45 lenses that are compatible with cameras from most leading manufacturers. The company is headquartered in Japan, with offices strategically located throughout Europe, Asia, and North America. For more information, visit www.SigmaCanada.ca, on Facebook: fb.com/SigmaCanada, on Instagram: @SigmaCanada.

About Gentec International
Founded in 1990, Gentec International is Canada’s leading consumer accessory products company, supplying Imaging, Home Theatre, Personal Electronics, Sports Optics, Wireless Telecom, and Mobile Electronics products to the Canadian retail marketplace. Gentec offers a variety of prominent brands, including Optex, Sigma, SanDisk, Manfrotto, Gitzo, National Geographic, Avenger, Lastolite, Roots, Gary Fong, Black Rapid, iQ, Sunpak, Energizer, Energy, Planet Wireless, Ideal Case, White Diamonds, Ultralink, Electrohome, Bell’O, Klipsch, Mirage, Jamo, Bushnell, Zeiss, Alpine, Metra, and Stinger. Gentec operates out of a high-cube, state-of-the-art, fully computerized 100,000-square-foot warehouse and distribution centre that offers efficient, seamless service to our customers. With over 90 employees, Gentec covers the needs of its retailers coast to coast using the latest technology systems, streamlined efficiencies, and customer service that is second to none.
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SIGMA Updates CINE series with 14mm and 135mm lenses, new custom options