Everyone who's serious about filmmaking knows exactly what this means in the cinematic universe. They would also know, however, just how expensive it is to produce. And that's where cheap alternatives come into play #anamorphic #zeisscontax #2xoval.
Zeiss contax lenses are older, softer and cheaper lenses than anything remotely cinematic released today. They are also easily customisable because of their manual design. Installing an oval iris to replicate and anamorphic look was a no brainer for me.