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Partnerships, Solutions, and Collaborations
in the Film Industry

Why Second Reef?

We are passionate about the worldwide film industry. We are experts in our field, and our journey takes us to all corners of the globe. Our manifest depends on you.

Second Reef GmbH challenges the status quo, explores new possibilities, connects people, and navigates in dangerous waters. We find solutions in the uncertainty of the fog and opportunity in the open sea. We reef when others seek safe harbor. We wanted to do things a little bit differently and bring risk-takers, innovators, and forward-thinkers together to create new strategic partnerships worldwide. Technical understanding, market climate forecasting, and a relentless desire to help you reach your goals combine to form the hull of this vessel. Let us take you places others can't, guide you through uncharted waters, and transport your ideas to distant shores.

About you

The film industry doesn't come with a map.

You seek…

outstanding product representation

a solid manufacturer

trustworthy investors

strategic relationships

…a navigator.


Exclusively representing TRIBE⁷ BLACKWING⁷ lenses in Europe, Australia, and New Zealand.

Purpose-designed for large format motion picture imaging, BLACKWING⁷ lenses represent an entirely new range of tuned optics for contemporary film makers to use within their creative story telling.

8 Focal Lengths – 20.7mm, 27mm, 37mm, 47mm, 57mm, 77mm, 107mm, 137mm

3 Tuning Variants – S, T, X

Infinite Possibilities


We provide next-level connectivity for productions worldwide with our strategic partner, First Mile Technologies.

Together, we offer proprietary, industry-approved solutions to create high-speed internet where there is none, deliver real-time streaming from anywhere to anywhere, and transfer data files quickly and safely.

Cost-effective, powerful solutions for the set that are unique, universal, easy-to-use and continue to work long after others have failed. We work closely with you to design bespoke solutions for your requirements.


Download Second Reef - First Mile Connectivity Brochure


Either in the spotlight or behind the scenes, we help chart your desired course and begin your journey.


Second Reef GmbH provides a limited selection of lenses and optical tools for rent. We work closely with TRIBE⁷ on marketing and sales for the BLACKWING⁷ lenses, and in support of that collaboration, the lenses are available for rent on short projects or for tests.

TRIBE⁷ - BLACKWING⁷ - T 1.9 - Spherical Primes (Full Frame)
Focal Lengths - 27mm, 37mm, 47mm, 57mm, 77mm, 107mm, 137mm

Additional equipment available for rent:

Optica Magnus - Full Frame Director’s Viewfinder.
Image Circle - 46,31 mm (Supports S35, FF, VV and LF sensor formats)

Leica Cine 180 mm - T2.0 – Telephoto (Full Frame)
Matches Leica Summilux-C and Summicron-C Lenses

For more information, contact us at

Download: Second Reef Rental Brochure

About us

Established in 2019, Second Reef GmbH is growing and adapting. Our latest journey is just beginning.

Alexander Schwarz

Alexander Schwarz

After earning his M.S. in Computer Science, he began his career in the film industry by helping develop one of the leading Video Assist Systems used on film sets. He moved up to become the Senior Director of Key Accounts, Worldwide at a major camera rental house where he excelled at helping cinematographers and production houses. VIP clients interested in shooting with anamorphic lenses were his primary focus. In 2013, he became an Associate Member of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC), and over the years, he has created a network of film industry professionals that is second to none.

James S. Bouchie

Seven years of sales and marketing experience in the film industry combined with sixteen years of overseas university teaching, including Communications, Writing, Literature, and Film, provide a solid skill set that combines both the practical elements of business with the aesthetic sensibilities of a lifelong teacher and student. An American that has lived for over 25 years in Europe, to include Italy, Russia, Kosovo, and Germany, his interest in intercultural communication and a lifetime of experiences give him insight into the challenges every business faces when dealing with people from different cultures and societies.

James S. Bouchie


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