The Leader In
Lighting & Grip Rentals

Since 1977

Our Story

Founded in 1977, Cinelease Inc. is the film and entertainment industry’s leading provider of lighting and grip equipment. From its modest beginnings in Hollywood, Cinelease has woven itself into the fabric of filmmaking, boasting an international presence, offering an extensive inventory of lighting and grip equipment and an impressive portfolio of studios throughout the country. Cinelease’s unwavering commitment to customer service has solidified its position as an industry leader and has set the standard for quality and selection.

Cinelease Services

Lighting & Grip

Cinelease possesses the largest lighting rental inventory in the US. Our expansive inventory houses all the manufactured brands in tandem with a large selection of speciality items.

Cinelease Studios

Our studio management division was created to cultivate a flexible, cost-conscious environment for production companies to develop content.

Truck Packages

We offer fully customizable truck packages to suite your production transportation needs.


Cinelease is the leader in hard to find products, serving all departments from Grip & Electric to Camera & Sound.

Our Partners

Herc Rentals Inc., parent company of Cinelease, Inc, is a premier, full-service equipment rental firm ― providing our customers the equipment, services and solutions they need to achieve optimal performance safely, efficiently and effectively.

The industry’s most advanced large format robotic lighting systems.