Genus and Manfrotto form Strategic Partnership

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Friends of planet5D, Genus (the guys who make great matte boxes and other cool stuff) sent us this PR today about a new partnership they have with Manfrotto here in the USA.

Redrock Micro

Monday 19 may 2010 – Manfrotto and Genus are pleased to announce the start of their strategic partnership in the US photographic and video market. As of today Manfrotto Distribution is the exclusive distributor of Genus products in the USA.

Manfrotto is the world leader in the development, production and distribution of professional camera and lighting supports for the photo and video market, with 40 years of experience.

Genus looks forward to expanding its presence in the USA market under Manfrotto distribution. And will be announcing many new and exciting products in the coming months.

Disclaimer: Genus is a planet5D advertiser

(Photo credit: snap from the Genus website)



  1. That is good. They both are in the same quality segment – durable enough for professional use but still affordable. Good luck to the fusion of them.
    We need better follow focusses and shoulder mounts…..go for it Genus and Manfrotto. Make it better than Redrock and cheaper than Chrosziel.

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