Photographic companies of German origin are coming back in force with a range of new lenses to suit various sectors of the emerging 35mm digital cinematography market. The latest, Schneider, is about to launch a lens series they call Schneider Cine Xenar. The first release due out in the next month with feature a 25, 35, 50, 75 and 95mm primes. They’re all around T2.0-2.2 and you’ll be able to pick up the set for around US$21000. Now that’s a competitive price for a cine lens kit, so it’ll be interesting to see their quality. PL mount will be standard, but you can specify Nikon and Canon mounts.