Time Trusted...

Product line featuring:

Pancro Pro Lens Cleaner ("The Gold Standard")

Award Winning Pancro True-ND and IR+ND Filters,

Custom ND Center Spots,

Custom HV Coatings (50-50, 70/30, first surface)

For 3D and Teleprompter Applications,

Award Winning Mitchell Diffusion Filters

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Pancro ND .9

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Award Winning Product Line

No ND

"The Gold Standard"
  Pancro Pro Lens solution

Clear Winner of the Camera Cleaning Olympics and used exclusively by AC's and Camera enthusiasts worldwide.

 

You will find "the juice" in every AC kit. Pancro continues to be the "go to" for lens and glass cleaning in the studio and on the set.  Perfect Lenses and Optics everytime!

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Featured in John Elkins
AC Book

Innovation - Driven Solutions

Pancro continues to provide hand crafted filters and custom high vacuume coatings for cinema and TV productions worldwide. Crafted by skilled artisians using vintage techniques combined with modern technology, Pancro continues to serve the industry.

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Pancro 50/50 Splitter @ DNC

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Routledge; 7th edition (April 2, 2020)

Mitchell Diffusion
A, B, C, D Densities

As seen in:
The Man in High Castle
Cinematographer:
Gonzalo Amat
Amazon Original Series

Vintage Meets Modern

Featured in countless Movie and TV series the ever popular Pancro Mitchell Diffusion Filter is essentially a vintage diffusion filter manufactured with both artistic and modern sensibilities.

Made with a patented process from a single piece of glass and featuring a unique wave diffusion pattern, Mitchell Diffusion are the ideal choice for close-ups to flatter and soften facial imperfections. Often called the actor’s best friend, the Mitchell Diffusion Filter softens undesirable features such as freckles, blemishes, and wrinkles. It also creates a romantic ambiance by softening colors and cutting sharpness.  

In operation, the Mitchell Diffusion Filter softens an image by refracting a portion of light as it passes through the filter.  Whether softening facial features and colors, or cutting sharpness, the final effect on screen is always subtle and unobtrusive.  Use of a filter is undetected.

Because of their beautiful, vintage look, Mitchell Diffusion is particularly useful for creating dreamy and period effect footage – having been used with great effect in productions such as The Man in The High Castle, The Social Network and the recreations of classic Hitchcock scenes in The Girl.

Next Generation Technologies

Recently Upgraded High Vacuume Systems provide high quality Custom coatings every time utilizing innovative and time trusted techniques that have been passed down for generations

50/50 Beamsplitters
30/70 Beamsplitter
ND Filter (.9-2.0 Densities)
IR+ND Filter (.9-2.5)
ND Center Spot
ND Grad
Front Surface Mirror

Milestones

Scroll to learn a few fun facts about our company’s journey

YEAR

1933

Pancro founded in Los Angeles , CA

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HV and Coating techniques developed for early TV, Film and Astronomy Applications

1959-60's

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Mitchell Diffusion Filters Featured in Hitchcock Films and Early Hollywood Productions

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Most notably in the movies "Psycho (1960) and The Birds (1963) Many early movies utilized either Mitchell diffusion or Harrison Filters to achieve a vibe

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2003

Pancro Pro Lens Wins Camera cleaning Olympics

Pancro pro lens has since become to "Gold Standard" and is used in sets wherever film and tv is produced

2008 

Pancro Wins IR+ND Competition 

Testing of IR+ND Filters for the purpose of IR pollution filtration list Pancro IR+ND line a clear winner

2008 

Pancro Wins

Emmy Award 

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For Contributing to "This American Life"  (Showtime Productions" The Academy Award nomination (Technical Achievment) IR+ND FIlters

2010 

Pancro nominated for an Academy Award

For development of IR+ND filters for Red and early HD digital movie cameras.

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UK and International

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