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Chicago Fall Tech Expo Recap

Fall Tech Expo

On Saturday, October 8, AbelCine held its first Fall Tech Expo. Taking place in our Chicago location on the Cinespace Studios lot, the expo featured a number of manufacturers displaying new gear for attendees to get their hands on.

In addition, throughout the day, multiple raffles were held, along with presentations from manufacturer experts and our technical specialists on the showroom stage. Thank you again to all the manufacturers that participated as well to everyone who attended - we had a record turnout!

Showroom Stage Technical Presentations


Megan Donnelly speaks with ARRI's Michael Best about their new Master Grips.  


Jeff Lee speaks with Snehal Patel about Zeiss' new Lightweight Zoom LWZ.3.  


Ian McCausland speaks with Jim Thomas about Sony Optical Disc Archive solutions.  


Megan speaks with Nokia's Miles Heckendorn about the OZO's mechanics and workflow.  


Jeff speaks with Canon's Jesse Mineo about the new 18-80mm Compact-Servo lens and the new C700 camera.  


Megan speaks with Angenieux's Jean-Marc Bouchut about the new Optimo 44-440 A2S Anamorphic Zoom lens.


Ian speaks with Panasonic's Al Cherne about the new 4K AG-UX180 and VariCam cameras.

Alongside the stage presentations, out technical specialists also interviewed some of manufacturers right in their booths:


Ian speaks with Jean-Marc Bouchut about Angenieux's EZ Series lenses.  


Ian speaks with Andrew Ng about Teradek's latest offerings, including the Paralinx Dart, the Bolt 1000 and Sphere.  

BBS Lighting

Ian speaks with Toby Sali about BBS Lighting and their products, including the AREA 48 Soft LED, the Pipeline Phosphor LED, and the Flyer.  


Ian speaks with OFFHOLLYWOOD's Mark Pederson about their OMOD product line.


For more images from our Chicago Fall Tech Expo, check out our full photo album now!

AbelCine Team
Our Technical Specialists contributed to this blog.

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