Breakthrough Filters is proud to announce the world’s first Cinema Drop-In Filter system. Our
entire line of top-rated filters is now available in an ultra-slim, back-of-lens format compatible
with Breakthrough’s all-new PL Drop-In Filter Mount (DFM).

Designed for RED, Canon, Sony, Nikon, Leica, Fuji, BlackMagic and MFT cinema cameras, the
DFM features a rugged, customizable PL locking ring, heavy-duty titanium hardware and a
secure, rapid filter locking system. The DFM is precision machined in the USA and each unit is
calibrated to exact PL lens specifications.

Choose from over 50 filter types including the first ever 1-Stop (0.3) CPL and the world’s widest
ranging VND that spans 1.5-Stops (0.45) to 11-Stops (3.3) without any color shift or X-pattern.
Simply put, the Breakthrough Filters Cinema Drop-In Filter system is the most versatile lens
mount on the market.

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.