Anamorphic Cookbook Course Launches on MZed with SIRUI Lens Giveaway

The most comprehensive course on anamorphic lenses has just been released on MZed, and we’re celebrating by launching a giveaway featuring a SIRUI 50mm T2.9 full frame anamorphic lens worth $1,499.

Tito Ferradans has become quite a legend for his pure devotion to anamorphic shooting. Over the course of many years, he has released countless lens and adapter reviews, history lessons on cinemascope, how-to guides and buying recommendations, and even a comprehensive book on shooting “Anamorphic on a Budget.”

Now, he’s compiled his lessons into one easily digestible course on MZed, along with a brand-new exclusive 1-hour interview on all the newest developments on anamorphic technology and getting that desired cinematic look, and a behind-the-scenes bonus lesson, and the companion eBook “Anamorphic on a Budget” (a $25 value) offered free to MZed Pro members. Welcome to the Anamorphic Cookbook.

The total length of the course is almost 4 hours, and after learning from the master of anamorphic shooting, you’ll be an expert on getting the most cinematic-looking results!

Tito Ferradans made the “Anamorphic Cookbook”, the new MZed course and ultimate guide to shooting anamorphic on a budget. Image Credit: Tito Ferradans

Join MZed Pro to take part in the Giveaway

If you join MZed Pro to become a member today, you’ll have a chance to win the SIRUI 50mm T2.9 Full Frame Anamorphic Lens, valued at $1,499. All MZed Pro members are automatically entered to win.

The giveaway is only open for one month (30 March till 30 April, 2022) and everyone who has joined MZed Pro until 30 April has the chance to win. One winner will be randomly selected and contacted by MZed on 2 May, 2022. Once the winner is selected, he/she can pick the lens mount (available in RF, L, E and Z-Mount).

The Giveaway Prize: SIRUI 50mm T2.9 Full Frame Anamorphic Lens


We are excited to be partnering up with SIRUI for this New Course Giveaway, as the SIRUI 50mm T2.9 Full Frame Anamorphic Lens has quickly become one of the most popular and affordable anamorphic solutions in the market.

The lens covers a Full-Frame format, and with a maximum aperture of T2.9, good performances even in low-light environments are ensured.

Its squeeze factor of 1.6x results in a 2.8:1 aspect ratio when paired with a 16:9 sensor, and 2.4:1 when shooting in 3:2 mode. This squeeze factor maximizes the sensor resolution and provides the classic blue light streaks.


The lens is available in four mount options: RF-Mount for Canon/RED KOMODO, L-Mount for Leica/Panasonic/SIGMA, E-Mount for Sony and Z-Mount for Nikon.

If you’re not familiar with this lens, head on over to our review of this lens, together with the Panasonic LUMIX BS1H. If you are interested to know how this lens performed together with RED KOMODO, check out our review here.

More Benefits of being part of the MZed family

Join MZed Pro now and get instant access to MZed’s extensive library of nearly 300 hours of professional filmmaking advice, with many world-renowned filmmakers, directors, and cinematographers as educators.

MZed courses

An MZed Pro Membership Includes:

  • 500+ expertly-taught lessons
  • 43 courses, from craft-based to technical, across almost every filmmaking discipline
  • 280+ hours of the world’s best education for filmmakers
  • $9500+ Combined course value
  • Industry Certification for many courses upon completion
  • iOS app to watch courses and lessons anywhere with offline viewing
  • Monthly Giveaways (MZed Pro members are automatically entered to win)
  • Discounts to partners such as FilmConvert, Vimeo, and Musicbed
  • LUT package worth $49

There’s no purchase necessary to enter the giveaway. For the full Terms & Conditions, please click here.

Good luck!


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