With the retirement of owner Deborah Maxwell, the complete inventory of North Hollywood rental company Cineworks is going up for auction next month, according to Tiger Group, which will manage the auction.
Inventory that will be sold off include a large assortment of HMI and tungsten LED fixtures from manufacturers including Arri, Kino Flo, Mole Richardson, K5600, Litepanels, Chimera and Astera, as well as electrical and grip carts, dollies, low-mileage trucks, generators and other production equipment, Tiger Group said.
“After many years of providing top-notch service to the film, video, and still community, Ms. Maxwell is ready to enjoy new adventures, and we are proud to be chosen to assist in selling all of this high quality gear,” said Jonathan Holiday, director of business development of Tiger’s commercial and industrial division, in a prepared statement. “This auction presents an extraordinary opportunity to acquire equipment from a dependable rental company that has serviced so many productions.”
Bidding in the online auction starts at 9 a.m. PT on June 4 and closes at 10 a.m. PT on June 11 at www.soldtiger.com. A preview of the gear up for auction will be available from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT on June 10 at Cineworks’ 8125 Lankershim Blvd. headquarters.