Leitz Cine Wetzlar represents the highest quality available for the most demanding motion picture environments. Originally founded as CW Sonderoptic in 2008 to design, manufacture and market Leitz-branded cine lenses for film, television and commercial production. It is based at Leitz Park in Wetzlar, Germany, the original hometown of Ernst Leitz and Leica Camera.
Leitz has brought a no-compromise original design to cinematographers who seek unrivaled quality for their imagery. Twelve high-speed, full frame focal lengths make up one of the most sophisticated prime lens sets available.
With a full frame image circle and a relatively fast aperture, the Leitz Zooms are a powerful duo that'll bring confidence and speed to any production. The Leitz zooms are compact and lightweight by comparison.
The Leitz ELSIE lenses were designed from the ground up as premium cine lenses with full frame performance and a consistency in size and speed to serve a broad range of productions. Designed and produced in Germany, the ELSIE lenses incorporate the warmth and resolution that Leitz lenses are known for.
The Leica Thalia Primes offer many of the characteristics that have led cinematographers to pair character-rich vintage lenses with digital sensors. They are smooth, forgiving, and clear without being overly sharp.
Consisting of a dozen focal lengths ranging from 16mm to 135mm, the Summilux-C primes feature a constant maximum T1.4 aperture. Ideal for Super 35 format productions looking for a no-compromise solution.
The Summicron-C primes incorporate a consistent T2.0 aperture across the ten focal lengths, all with a comparably compact, lightweight form factor. The Summicron-C primes are perfect for Super 35 format productions.
M 0.8 Primes
Leitz's beloved classic prime lenses re-engineered to offer cinema friendly features such as geared focus and iris rings. Don't underestimate the Leitz M0.8 primes when comparing them to larger, heavier cinema lenses.