Arriflex 35

Reinstall shutter assembly.

Arri 2B Shutter Replacement

Last month I received two Arri 2B cameras that were converted to 2-perf pull-down Techniscope by my friend Daniil Nevskiy. Sadly, the shutter in one of the cameras was damaged in shipping and needed to be replaced. I was able to source a shutter that was in fair condition as a replacement, so I thought …

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Arriflex 2B Techniscope 2-perf cameras with PL lens mount

2-Perf Returns!

New this week: a pair of freshly converted Arriflex 2B 2-perf Techniscope cameras with PL mounts. As I was finishing up work on Mitchell Standard #125 and servicing several sets of lenses, my friend Daniil Nevskiy sent back two of my Arri 2Bs that he converted for 2-perf pull-down and PL lens mounts. I haven’t …

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A Week of Many Projects

I took some time this week to catch up on a number of smaller projects while I carefully considered what my next step will be on Mitchell #46. Beginning with Mitchell #46 though, I spent a great deal of time considering how to set the camera up so I can begin machining the replacement bottom …

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Pana ARRI 35 II C

A Pana ARRI 35 II C!

A Pana ARRI 35 II C joins our offerings! While we were in the middle of moving from our previous location to our present one, we were offered a collection of cameras and accessories that we never had much of a chance to sort through. This diamond in the rough came to the surface a …

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Arriflex II C techniscope Camera

Arriflex II Techniscope Cameras

Just in are an Arriflex IIB and IIC Techniscope camera. Shown here is the Arri IIC. For those who don’t know, Techniscope is a 2-Perf pull-down 35mm film format developed by Technicolor and introduced in the 1960s. This format is ideal for the budget-conscious filmmaker who wants to shoot widescreen without using anamorphic lenses. It …

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Original Arriflex 35

Introduced in 1937, the Arriflex 35 was a unique 35mm handheld motion picture camera that featured a revolutionary mirrored shutter and a parallax-free, erect image viewfinder. The Arri 35 is World War II vintage camera that was used originally by the German military during the war. Some early examples of this camera were captured by …

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