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16 mm

Small and fast lenses for the 16 mm format, associated with free-flowing, responsive filmmaking.

Many of the cinematographers working today started their careers with 16 mm. While not as widespread as it once was, this format offers a wealth of high-quality optics, often compact in size and light in weight. Whether you're shooting analog 16 mm film, or cropping a digital sensor, we've got 16 mm lenses that are worth a second look.

16 mm lens lists

  • ARRI/Zeiss Ultra 16 T1.3
    6 / 8 / 9.5 / 12 / 14 / 18 / 25 / 35 / 50 mm

    Century
    3.5 mm T1.8 / 6 mm T1.9

    Cooke SK4 T2
    6 / 9.5 / 12 mm

    Kinoptik
    9 mm T1.7 / 9.8 mm T2.3

    Optex T2
    4 / 5.5 / 8 mm

    Zeiss T1.3
    8 / 9.5 / 12 / 16 / 25 / 50 mm

  • Angenieux 11.5-138 T2.3

    Canon zooms
    7-63 mm T2.5 / 6.6-66 mm T2.7 / 8-64 mm T2.4 / 10.3-216 mm T3.3 
    10.5-210 mm T2.4 / 10.6-180 mm T2.7 / 11-165 mm T2.5 / 11.5-138 mm T2.5

    Cooke 10.4-52 mm T2.8

    Zeiss 12-120 mm T2.2

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