Directors Viewfinder: Mark Vb

Alan Gordon Enterprises Mark Vb Directors viewfinder

$55 + gst includes Insurance

For quick lens choice, composing, blocking of shots and scenes

Super 35 sensors

The Mark Vb Directors viewfinder will give you readings for a number of digital sensors within 10% of a given lens focal length. To achieve this, set the aspect ratio ring to 16X9 and read the 35mm window. The finder is now set for Super 35 and this setting is also true for the following digital camera sensors: Arri Alexa, Sony F35 PL, Sony F65, Red Epic-X, Red Scarlet, Red One, Canon 7D, and the Phantom HD Gold.

12:1 Zoom Ratio Ring

Smooth zooming from wide angle to telephoto. Focal lengths are viewed in windows located on the barrel of the viewfinder. The zoom range for the various formats is as follows:


  • 16mm film: 8.5-100mm
  • Super 16 film: 10.5-125mm
  • 35mm film: 18-200mm
  • 35 Anamorphic film: 35-420mm


  • 2/3″ video: 8.5-75mm

Adjustable Aspect Ratio Ring

You may adjust the viewfinder to the aspect ratio that is appropriate for you film or video application. Available aspect ratios are: 1.33:1 standard TV, 16×9 HDTV, 1.85:1 standard 35mm ratio and 2.40:1 anamorphic wide screen, also known as Panavision or Cinemascope.


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