Anamorphic Single Focus Shootout: “Held”

May 14, 2017

A girl is held captive, but she won’t give up easily.

Held is a narrative lens test. The goal is to see if the performance of single focus adapters for anamorphic lenses influence the understanding and feel of the story. Gear specs below.

Starring Ben Clay and Tavia Cervi

Produced and Directed by Tito Ferradans
Director of Photography: Renata Batistini
1st AC: Keaton House
Production Sound: Tyler Gilbert
Original Music: João Gabriel Rodrigues
Special Effects Make-Up: Natalia Peixoto

Special Thanks to Ariana Saadat and Matt Leaf.

Camera: Sony A7s II, 4K 24fps EOSHD Log
Taking Lenses: Contax Zeiss primes (50/1.4, 85/1.4 and 135/2.8)
Anamorphic Adapter: Kowa for Bell & Howell
Single Focus Solutions: SLR Magic Rangefinder, FM Lens, Rectilux 3FF-W


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