ZEISS announces that once again they will hold their annual Park City Cinematography Lounge during film festival week at Downstairs, located at 625 Main Street on Tuesday, January 24, 2023. The Lounge highlight will be the ZEISS Conversation series with celebrated cinematographers, presented live on stage from 10am to 3pm. All guests are invited to grab a bite, relax, and listen in as the experts discuss their latest projects.

Filmmakers are invited to demo the full range of ZEISS motion picture optics including the Supreme, Supreme Prime Radiance, and CP.3 Compact Primes, CZ.2 Cinema Zooms, LWZ.3 Lightweight Zoom, plus videography/photography lenses.

Downstairs opens again at 9pm for the ZEISS late-night DJ Party featuring music by DJ Bangarang. To secure a spot for the festivities, Film Festival Pass Holders can pre-register early (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/505458839997).

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.