Sigma opens offices in Burbank and invites filmmakers to Grand Opening

With 10 prime lenses and three zooms, a total of 13 Cine lenses introduced since 2016, Sigma just announced the opening of its brand new west coast showcase in Burbank, California.

Sigma opens offices in Burbank and invites filmmakers

The opening of the new offices in Burbank,  the heart of the TV and film production community  was a long time goal for Sigma. Filmmakers and cinematographers are invited to the Grand Opening, November 3.

The new Sigma offices in Burbank offer a modern space for the company to showcase its products and offer services and support to the TV and film production community. Visitors can experience first-hand the popular Sigma Cine and Global Vision lenses through product demonstrations, seminars and special events.

“Having a physical presence in the greater Los Angeles area has long been a vision of ours. The new west coast Sigma center has been years in the making and to finally open it to the public is very exciting,” said Kazuto Yamaki, CEO of Sigma Corporation. “We are thrilled to be a part of this creative community, and we look forward to the new relationships Sigma will develop with filmmakers and cinematographers, right in their backyard.”

Sigma opens offices in Burbank and invites filmmakersJoin Sigma at its Grand Opening event

To celebrate the opening of the Sigma west coast office, Los Angeles area cinematographers and filmmakers are invited to attend the special reception hosted by Sigma Corporation of America on Saturday, November 3rd from 5-8pm PDT.

In addition to the open bar with rare sake tasting, scrumptious food from local food trucks, Sigma swag and giveaways, attendees will have a chance to see product demos and a special work showcase by DP Timur Civan as the first official Sigma Cine Pro.

As a Sigma Cine Pro, Timur will become a valuable resource to filmmakers, presenting informative lectures, seminars and workshops to cinematographers across the US. He has worked with clients as diverse as Louis Vuitton, Pepsi, Samsung, Toyota, Home Shopping Network, Vox Media and many more. His unique approach and technique are at the cutting edge of visual storytelling, and Sigma Cine lenses are always there to help bring his creative vision to life. Timur will be in attendance and available to answer any questions about Sigma lenses and how they facilitate his creative expression.

Sigma opens offices in Burbank and invites filmmakersThe Sigma Burbank facility

Sigma Burbank is located at 148 S. Victory Blvd., Burbank, CA 91502. All interested in attending the Grand Opening reception should RSVP using this link.  Space is limited; spots on the guest list are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

The new Burbank facility reflects Sigma’s commitment to the filmmaking community with a significant presence in the heart of the US film & television production scene. It offers a modern showroom where filmmakers can test out specific lenses to determine what fits their workflow best and connect with other industry professionals through engaging presentations and workshops.

The place will bring together Hollywood professionals and the next generation of cinematographers through student filmmaking group mixers, screenings of films shot with Sigma Sigma opens offices in Burbank and invites filmmakersglass, and educational programs from Sigma and its partners. “Our high-end Cine and Art lenses are compatible with the latest full-frame camera sensors and can support workflows up to 8K. As the industry adopts new and advanced standards in image resolution, our technical team will always be available onsite and in the neighborhood to support filmmaker needs,” said Mark Amir-Hamzeh, president of Sigma Corporation of America.

Sigma’s presence on the west coast is a significant milestone for the company, its Authorized Dealer network and Sigma customers. For the first time, says the company,  its service and support can be offered with more convenience for west coast cine and still photo dealers, order fulfillment will be faster than ever, and service appointments can be scheduled immediately with technical representatives available right onsite.

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