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VIV 5"

5x5 compact matte box.

A fusion of clamp-on, rod mount & swing-away,
VIV 5" is a lightweight hybrid with an impressive
field of view. Combining adjustable flags with
revolutionary filter stages, VIV 5" contains all the
features you'll ever need in a matte box.

Stack cassette technology.

1, 2, 3, expandable filter stages.

Undo the screws, remove the back, and insert
another filter tray. It's that simple. No costly
cassettes to buy. No time wasted changing
back plates.


Revolutionary filter stages.

As well as being removable, the 2nd and 3rd stages
rotate through 360 degrees. And of course, you can
rotate a round filter in our donuts.

Smaller and lighter.

It's better to be compact.

Beyond being a studio matte box, Viv is flexible
enough to transform into a lightweight clamp-on.
Light enough to take to any location, and small
enough to manoeuvre in any space.

Quick release.

Swing away to clamp-on in seconds.

With the addition of the lightweight arm, VIV 5"
becomes a fully functioning studio matte box.

Once attached the arm can be removed in seconds.
Simply release the lock, slide the matte box off the
arm, and you're ready to go in clamp on mode.

Swing away slide core.

Faster lens changes.

VIV 5" is able to slide forward and swing away
in an effortless motion to make lens changes
quick and simple, giving you more time to
focus on what's important.

Adjustable lightweight flags.

Superior light control.

Our matte boxes aren't just filter holders.
Protecting your lens from stray light improves
contrast and resolution. The carbon fibre blades
are fixed to light alloy axles that stay with the
flag. Remove the flag, remove the weight.

Incredibly robust.

A step up in strength.

Viv is engineered to achieve an incredibly high
strength to weight ratio. Combining a rock solid
carbon fibre core with sophisticated hard anodised
alloys, Viv is extremely tough and built to last.

We stand by our products, and on them.

Adjustable glide rail.

A mounting point with a difference.

A feather light floating hole. The 3/8" mounting point
means you can attach a small LED light, a monitor or
best of all, a Cinetape for tracking distance. Simply
twist, slide and place it wherever you want, or remove it
in seconds.

Self servicing.

It just got easy.

Normal filter stages get clogged up. Thanks to
our Stack Cassette Technology, trapped debris
and lubrication are now a thing of the past.

Servicing only takes a few minutes.
You're done with just the swipe of brush.

Vertical rise

Everything lines up nicely

There are many great new accessories out there,
but sometimes things don’t line up.

Our vertical height adjustment system allows
you 12.5mm of movement. Meaning whatever
accessories you use, your matte box works.

Swing away up to 12.5mm (tool less)
Rod bracket up to 10.5mm

Technical Information.

All you need to know.
Type: Rod mount, clamp-on & swing away.
Mounting: 15mm lightweight (attachable 15mm and 19mm studio brackets).
(Studio brackets offer better clearance than the lightweight bracket).
Filter Trays: 4x4, 4x5.65, 5x5. 1st stage is fixed, 2nd & 3rd stages rotate 360°
Stack cassette technology (patent pending).
Max diameter: 150mm.
Industry standard. Multiple options from Bright Tangerine,
and third party manufacturers.
Doughnuts: 114mm(138mm round filter).
Industry standard. Multiple options from Bright Tangerine,
and third party manufacturers.
Servicing: Lubrication free user serviceable.
Light shields: Fully adjustable lightweight flags. Top, left, right, bottom.
French Flag: Bracket with five 3/8" threaded holes or Cinetape slider.
Composition: Carbon fibre, hard anodized aluminium.
Weight: 2 stage 514g (inc. filter trays)
3 stage 629g (inc. filter trays)
Lighweight bracket 61g
Top flag 137g
Side flags 186g

What are boundaries for?

At Bright Tangerine, we believe they are there to be pushed.
And we design for those who push them.  

Viv 5” has the same great features as Viv, and is designed for the broadcast market. Its extra height allows for 5x5 filters. Designed for all situations it can be a clamp-on, rod mount, or swing-away making it uniquely flexible. Use swing-away for larger setups, then quickly switch to lightweight clamp-on mode for Steadicam or handheld. Use 3-stage if you need a lot of filters, or 2-stage to maximize field of view. Filter stages rotate through 360 degrees so you can set your ND grads in the right position, or adjust your polarizer to the perfect angle.

Remote and dusty locations aren’t a problem as dust and dirt can be easily removed without special tools. Use the French Flag mount for additional light control, or the adjustable glide rail to mount a Cinetape. With fully adjustable flags you can get the best out of your lenses by protecting them from stray light. Built from incredibly strong materials, Viv is designed for serious shoots.