What is it that makes Cooke cinema lenses so special?
UPDATE: Shane now seems to say it vignettes at 8-12mm. Take all this with a pinch of salt until he makes his mind up
Usually most Super 16mm cinema glass won’t cover the larger sensor in the Blackmagic Cinema Camera. The sensor is closer in size to the Panasonic GH3. However Shane Hurlbut has had a rather useful discovery, in shooting with the Canon 8-64mm F2.4 on the BMCC he found it covers the sensor just fine without vignetting.
An interesting precursor to a Canon Super35mm 4K cinema camera? Well, they have just announced the lenses for one.
Canon have produced two new very high end PL mount cinema zooms for use with PL mount digital cinema cameras like the RED Epic, Arri Alexa and Sony F35. These are Über High End expensive professional movie making zooms.