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Header image for article Cooke Optics Names AbelCine as Their First Factory Authorized Service Partner in North America

Cooke Optics Names AbelCine as Their First Factory Authorized Service Partner in North America

AbelCine to provide service on all current Cooke lenses from their facilities in Los Angeles and New York
New York, NY – November 29, 2022 – AbelCine and Cooke Optics announced today their new service relationship, with AbelCine providing repair and maintenance of the following lines: S8/i, S7/i, S4, Macro, Panchro Classic, and Varotal.

AbelCine has invested in state-of-the-art optical service equipment in both their facilities to provide cinematographers with the highest level of service. Their technicians have years of experience working on Cooke lenses, as well as other high-end cinema lenses.

“Cooke lenses are revered by cinematographers for their inimitable look and outstanding performance,” said Pete Abel, CEO of AbelCine. “We always aim to offer our clients the very best cinema technology available, and Cooke optics certainly represents this. Now, by extending our relationship with Cooke to become their first Authorized Service Partner, we are able to provide even deeper levels of support to the North American market.”

“We are impressed by the level of knowledge and expertise that AbelCine’s optical technicians have demonstrated,” said Michael Nadas, Head of Service, Cooke Optics, Inc. “This skill, combined with AbelCine’s specialized equipment and reputation, gave us the confidence to bring them onboard as our first Authorized Service Partner. Clients will now have the benefit of more options for factory-level lens service and faster service turnaround times.”

For more information about Cooke service at AbelCine, contact their Service team.


About AbelCine

AbelCine is an equipment and service provider to cinematic content creators across the broadcast, production, and media industries. The company’s services, designed to support customers through every stage of the production cycle, include equipment sales and rental, training and consultation, tech services and integration, production services, and assurance programs. www.abelcine.com


About Cooke Optics, Inc.

Cooke is a storied name in both cinematographic and ultra-high-end professional photography markets. Known worldwide for their precision, exacting tolerances and superior quality, Cooke lenses are specified by many of the world’s most respected cinematographers. Cooke is also the developer behind /i Technology, the protocol enabling vital lens and camera information to be captured and passed digitally to post-production teams. Cooke was honoured with a 2013 Academy Award® of Merit (an Oscar® statuette) for its continuing innovation in the design, development and manufacture of motion picture camera lenses. www.cookeoptics.com


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