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About Cinelease

Cinelease is a supplier of motion-picture lighting and grip equipment for rent to the television, feature film, commercial, and music video industries. In March 2007, Cinelease was acquired by Audax Group and American Capital. A subsidiary of Hertz Global Holdings acquired Cinelease in January 2012. The valuation of Cinelease was undisclosed. Other terms of the deal were not released.

Headquarters Location

5375 San Fernando Road

Los Angeles, California, 90039,

United States

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Latest Cinelease News

Hollywood North: Major film equipment company Cinelease to open Metro Vancouver location

Jul 22, 2022

Hollywood North: Major film equipment company Cinelease to open Metro Vancouver location Back to video Cinelease, which operates in a dozen U.S. cities from Los Angeles to New York, is hosting a grand opening of its new facility on Production Way this Saturday. It’s the first presence for Cinelease in B.C., which has been in operation since 1977. The company also runs a rental house in Mississauga, Ont. Cinelease describes itself as one of the top lighting and grip providers for the TV and film industry. On top of rental houses, the company — a subsidiary of Herc Rentals — has studios in six American cities including Brooklyn, Pittsburgh and Covington, Ga. The company bills the Metro Vancouver opening as “the beginning of what the company plans to be a long, prosperous relationship with the Canadian filmmaking industry.” More information about the new rental house is expected after the official opening this weekend. Share this article in your social network Share this Story: Hollywood North: Major film equipment company Cinelease to open Metro Vancouver location

Cinelease Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Cinelease founded?

    Cinelease was founded in 1977.

  • Where is Cinelease's headquarters?

    Cinelease's headquarters is located at 5375 San Fernando Road, Los Angeles.

  • What is Cinelease's latest funding round?

    Cinelease's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • Who are the investors of Cinelease?

    Investors of Cinelease include Hertz, American Capital and Audax Private Equity.

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