Our Mission


" The policy at Queenstown CameraCompany is to provide the most up to date equipment available for hire "

Established in 2003 , Queenstown Camera Company has provided motion picture cameras and accessories for numerous film productions filming in Queenstown and the South Isalnd of New Zealand. An on-going purchasing program is ensuring the camera systems and lens list will increase to suit your requirements .

With the advent of digital cameras , the company has seen fit to aquire nine Arri Alexas

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The wait is over ......the Leica Summilux -C series lenses are here . After being on a waiting list for 3-4 years . We have taken delivery of 10 new lenses ranging form the 18mm to 100mm , to add to our ever growing inventory of high quality glass . Recent Academy award winner Emmanuel Lubezki was quoted as saying " I love the image qualities of those lenses , I love that you can be very closed focused . I love the weight. I love the way the lenses capture the quality of the actors' skin "

These are the only Leica Summilux-C lenses based in New Zealand. All lenses have a T- stop of 1.4 and unlike traditional lenses are designed to operate at their best when wide open . RI ecent

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The Red Weapon 8K S35 is in Queenstown , ready to shoot 8K images .With the new Helium 35.4 megapixel CMOS sensor installed , the following is possible , 8K 2.4.1 resolution up to 75fps , 16.5 + stops of dynamic range , 300MB/s data speeds ,and REDCODE RAW + Apple ProRes or Avid DNxHR/HD .At 35 Megapixels, 8K offers 17 x more resolution than HDand over 4 x more than 4K .

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Adding to our already growing collection of Cooke lenses , we are proud to add the Cooke anamorphic/ i lenses . We have a set of five lenses 25mm , 32mm , 40mm , 50mm , 75mm and 100mm . The 25mm , 135mm and 65m will be following shortly.

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New to the camera room are the Leica Thalia lenses, designed and made for large format cinematography . The lenses cover all formats from Alexa 65 , Panavision DXL , Red 8K Vista Vision Full Frame and Super 35 . At present we have 6 lenses 30 , 35 , 45, 70, 100 , 180 , with the 24 , 55 and 120 coming out later in the year . The name Thalia comes from Greek mythology , Thalia being the daughter of Zeus and Mnemosyne . The eighth born of nine , Thalia was the goddess of music , song , and dance and also comedy and idyllic poetry .

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