Sigma Cine

Project showcases, interviews with filmmakers, and company news about the Sigma Cine lens line.

The Cinematography Challenge: Episodes 1-3

SIGMA has teamed up with Rosco to bring you the Cinematography Challenge! Check out all three episodes now and see how these talented artists were able to compose a surprise scene in just 30 minutes.

The Feel of Film with SIGMA Cine Classic Lenses

How SIGMA Classic Primes help to create the traditional “film” feel of cinema.

ProRes RAW Workflow with the SIGMA fp

Recording in ProRes RAW while using the SIGMA fp & fp L and the workflow for that RAW footage in post.

Why Choose SIGMA Cine Classic Lenses

Director Etienne Aurelius gives you his take on how the SIGMA Cine Classic lenses create his ideal dreamy look. It turns them into this haze of natural beauty, like you can see the air in the shot. There’s no more…

Basic Filters Guide: Filters as a Creative Choice

A basic guide on filters all DPs should know

SIGMA fp L: The Director’s Viewfinder

A quick guide as to how the SIGMA fp L can act as your ideal full-frame digital Director’s Viewfinder.

Creating Atmosphere with SIGMA Classic Lenses

With the power of the SIGMA Cine Classics, Elle Schneider was able to invoke the atmosphere of a a period show optically.

The Role of Color in Filmmaking

From pre-production and deciding what lenses will be used, to post-production and working with a colorist, color is extremely important in both its ability to be an element that is bold enough call and demand the eye’s attention, like a striking red balloon that wafts throughout a city, enticing a young child to endlessly pursue it, and also stir something within us, through a means that is more subtle and can only be felt in our bodies, like the way a quiet moment during dawn, instantly offers us peace and space for reflection.

Mastering Natural Light Cinematography

Natural light cinematography carries its own variety of risks and rewards. You must work with or against the sun, a light source unlike any other, and techniques and experience you have developed in the safe confines of the studio must be relearned in an unforgiving and ever changing environment.

How to Rig and Balance a Gimbal

To put it bluntly, gimbals are amazing devices. With very little experience and relatively low cost, you can achieve smooth camera movement that would previously have taken a trained Steadicam operator with tens of thousands of dollars worth of gear.…