Founded in 1979, Otto Nemenz International, Inc., specializes in the rental and maintenance of motion picture and digital cinema cameras, lenses, and accessories.
These include the Arri Alexa SXT line, Arri Alexa Mini, Arri Alexa Studio, Arri Alexa and Alexa XT, Red Weapon Helium, and Sony F55 digital cameras. We also supply the Arricam ST and LT, the Arriflex 435 and 235, and the Arriflex 416 and 416 High-Speed camera systems in regular and Super 16mm formats. Our extensive lens inventory include the Leica Thalia and Summilux primes, Zeiss Master Primes and Master Anamorphic primes, Zeiss Ultra Primes, Cooke S4 Primes, Cooke Anamorphic primes, and Angenieux Optimo lenses in spherical and anamorphic focal ranges.
We are based in Los Angeles, CA and Atlanta, GA, with satellite branches in Utah and Hawaii.
In order to maintain our edge, we focus on a simple strategy:
Capital investment into new production technologies and product trends.
Ongoing talent acquisition and company wide technology education programs.
Rapid product development, customization and manufacturing of support systems.
Founder and CEO
Mr. Otto Nemenz, founder and CEO of the company, is an accomplished Director of Photography and has a degree in engineering from the Vienna Technical Institute in Austria. He has been instrumental in the advancement of technology in the motion picture industry since 1964, and is an associate member of the American Society of Cinematographers and a member of the I.A.T.S.E. Local 600. In 1982, Otto designed and built the company's current facility in Hollywood. The Otto team consists of over 40 full-time professional employees. Alex Wengert, one of Otto’s first employees since 1979, is our General Manager. Marc Gordon, our Operations Manager, has been with ONI for over 30 years. Heading up our Marketing Department is Fritz Heinzle, who has been with ONI for more than 20 years.