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Gear Up: Full Format
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Gear Up: Full Format

Join us for our special Gear Up: Full Format event in NY on March 22, dedicated to full format cameras and lenses.


Join us for our special Gear Up: Full Format event in NY!

On March 22, we're inviting you to a special evening event in NY dedicated to full format cameras and lenses. The event will feature manufacturer booths on the showroom floor displaying the latest in full format gear. Attendees are encouraged to go hands-on with all the gear and get their questions answered by manufacturer specialists as well as our own AbelCine tech specialists. There will also be a filmmaker panel featuring special guest DPs.

Participating manufacturers will include: 

  • Angenieux
  • ARRI
  • Canon
  • Cooke
  • RED
  • Sigma
  • Sony
  • Zeiss
  • ...and more! 



6:00 PM – Doors open, refreshments are served
                 Sake tasting courtesy of Brooklyn Kura

6:30 PM – Welcome + Intro 
                 Community Sponsor: Filmsupply

6:45 PM – Creative Filmmaker Panel + Audience Q&A
                      Alexander Hankoff, director & cinematographer
David Kruta, cinematographer
Moderated by Jeff Lee, Director of Education, AbelCine 

8:00 PM – Raffle 

8:15 PM – Hands-on time with manufacturers on the showroom



Alexander Hankoff

Alexander Hankoff is an award winning producer, director and cinematographer originally from New York City. His work varies from commercials and documentary films to narrative cinema and music videos. Having come up in the commercial industry through directing and shooting for high fashion brands such as Dior and Tom Ford, his concentration over the past three years has been focused on long form narrative storytelling and documentary films. See more of his work at alexanderhankoff.com or on his Instagram @hashtaghankoff.

David Kruta

An award-winning Director of Photography and the son of Czech political refugees, David Kruta's lifetime has taken him through a variety of cultures, experiences and locations spanning the globe, naturally bringing him to New York City to fulfill his passion for cinematography and storytelling. David’s career in the arts included not only still and moving pictures, but also the culinary arts, graphic design and fine art - all of which have inspired him to create cutting-edge visuals in his pursuit for the perfect image.

David has shot feature films, commercials, documentaries, fashion, and music videos. He lensed the 2013 Sundance Competing feature film, Concussion, starring Robin Weigert (Deadwood) and Maggie Siff (Billions), and most recently won the Haskell Wexler Award for Best Cinematography at the Woodstock Film Festival for The Sounding. See more of his work at www.davidkruta.com or on his Instagram @dkruta

More panelists will be announced soon!  

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