The 2021 Cine Gear Expo team of judges is pleased to recognize and honor these diverse recipients with this year’s Cine Gear Expo’s Technical Awards

Camera Technology: Optics

Winner: Atlas Lens Co

The Orion Series 25mm Anamorphic Prime Lens

Camera Technology: Accessories

Winner: Mo-Sys Engineering

Cinematic XR Focus
Designer/Inventor: James Uren

Support Technology

Winner: Filmotechnic

Technoscope F17 and F27
Designer/Inventor: Anatoly Kokush

Honorable Mention: Cinema Devices

Inventor: Charles Papert
Designer: Adam Teichman

Lighting Technology

Winner: Fiilex

Q10 Color 

Post Production Technology

Winner: OWC

Jellyfish Shared Storage


Winner: Wave Central


Winner: Luminys System Corp


Gabriel Mays

AbelCine Director of Rental
As Director of Rental, Gabriel Mays oversees growth of Rental by nurturing business relationships and unifying the customer experience nationwide. In his previous role as the LA Rental Manager, Gabriel worked with producers, cinematographers, and assistant camera operators to provide the highest level of customer service possible. He also ensured that all their equipment needs are met on budget. Before coming to AbelCine in 2015, Gabriel previously worked as a Communications Instructor and Electronic Media Engineer at a private university. He taught various courses in electronic media, including film, broadcasting, and digital arts. Gabriel is an award-winning cinematographer, director, producer, and editor known for his innovative research and implementation of new film techniques. He was also one of the first to implement HDSLR cameras into filmmaking. He has been the cinematographer on dozens of independent films, documentaries, and music videos.