Oct. 24, 2016
Fluid modules became well-known from that day.
Guido, after making his gyroflywheel heads for ARRI he designed the FL4, the first of a very long series of great professional fluid heads. Since those days, Guido has deposited over 30 different innovative patents. He will also be remembered for the award winning Dutch Head and Lambda, and the tools he invented for his friends Rossellini, Fellini, De Sica, Blasetti, Antonioni and famed cinematographers such as Di Palma, Rotunno, Storaro, just to name a few.
After a long and rewarding life he passed away in Rome at age 96 but managed last year to celebrate his company’s 80th Anniversary. He is survived by his wife Alicia and daughters Elisabetta and Beatrice.
Our US partner Steve Manios Jr informs us that they have purchased more than 175 CARTONI FOCUS 12 Systems between November ’15 and January ‘16.
The FOCUS 12 Systems, which can accommodate payloads up to 12 Kg (26 lbs) and are perfect for ENG use, will be incorporated into Sony’s Video Journalist backpacks.
Sony Newsgatherers now have a lightweight but rugged tool to help support their work anywhere in the world and we are proud to support their vision!