CINE GEAR

2022 TECHNICAL AWARD WINNERS

The 2022 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: Cameras

Winner: Sony

Sony VENICE 2

Camera Technology: Accessories

Winner: Moonlighting Industries

Moon Smart Focus

Designers/Inventors: Miko Lazic, Henrik Lander, Oscar Thörn, Jonas Nockert, Andreas Persson, Andreas Wallberg, Mathias Farnebo, Örjan Söderberg, Lars-Olof Berg, Michel Cardoso Teixeira

 

Camera Technology: Optics

Winner: Angenieux

Angenieux Optimo Primes – Integrated Optical Palette (IOP)

Designers/Inventors: Arnaud Esbelin 

Honorable Mention: Zeiss

ZEISS Supreme Prime Radiance Lenses

Support Technology

Winner: Tilta

Hydra-Arm Mini

Honorable Mention: Motorized Precision

MP-AR

Designers/Inventors: Sean Brown, Brian Davidson

Lighting Technology

Winner: VELVET USA

The VELVET CYC 6

Winner: RuPixels, Inc.

RuFlex System
Designers/Inventors: Michael Kelly

Post-Production Technology

Winner: Blackmagic Design

DaVinci Resolve 18

Sound Technology

Winner: Deity Microphones

TC-SL1 Wireless Timecode Slate

Designer/Inventor: Andrew Jones

Other

Winner: SmallHD

SmallHD Vision 24 and Vision 17 4K HDR Production Monitors

Winner: Filmmaking Research Lab, LLC

www.shotdeck.com

Designer/Inventor: Lawrence Sher, Alon Ziv, Bodhi Oser, Ethan Young

Judges

Many thanks to our judging panel:

Jeff Siljenberg
Joe Lewis
Joshua Pines
Lawrence Sher, ASC
Sarah Priestnall
Ted Hayash
Peter Santoro

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.