Band Pro and RED have announced that they will be teaming up to bring a pre-packaged RED Epic setup including 5 of the new Leica Summilux Cine lenses.  I had a chance to check these lenses out this morning and I can’t think of a better combination.  The Epic is so small that putting a Zeiss Master Prime on it looks pretty crazy, but the Leica Cine lenses are also small and seem like a perfect partnership to the Epic to maintain the portable size.  No info yet on exact pricing, configuration or availability of these packages but you can bet it’s not for a looooong time as demand for these on their own is outpacing production.

Here’s some shots of the beautiful Leica Summilux Cine lenses on various cameras including the EPIC.

Leica 50mm Summilux on Arri Alexa

Leica 18mm Summilux on RED Epic

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