Online-Only Auction Features More than 200 Props, Costumes and Set Pieces From “The Hunger Games” Film Franchise
BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Invaluable, the world’s leading online marketplace for fine art, antiques and collectibles, today announced online bidding on The World of The Hunger Games Auction: Part II on October 14, 2016 at 11am PDT. The online-only auction is being held by Lionsgate (NYSE:LGF), a premier next generation global content leader and the studio behind the blockbuster The Hunger Games film franchise, in partnership with Profiles in History, one of the world’s leading auction houses for Hollywood memorabilia.
“We are thrilled to be offering this new collection to the fans of the beloved The Hunger Games film franchise. Everyone will have a chance to acquire items from their favorite characters and moments”
As a follow-up to the highly successful auction held earlier this year, for one day only, fans and collectors will have the opportunity to own a newly released set of more than 200 lots from all of the franchise’s four films: The Hunger Games, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2. Bidders can view the full catalog on Invaluable, and bid live online in real-time during auction on Invaluable.com or through the company’s mobile app.
“We are thrilled to be offering this new collection to the fans of the beloved The Hunger Games film franchise. Everyone will have a chance to acquire items from their favorite characters and moments,” said Joe Maddalena, President, Profiles in History.
“We were pleased to see high online participation during The World of the Hunger Games Auction: Part 1 earlier this year, and I know our bidders will be excited to have access to even more props, costumes and collectibles from The Hunger Games film franchise this month,” said Rob Weisberg, Invaluable CEO.
The online-only auction will feature genuine costumes worn by the series’ leading cast members, unique props, and recognizable set pieces used throughout the film production process. Highlights include:
- “Katniss Everdeen” silver stunt arrows from The Hunger Games
- “Katniss Everdeen” dress from The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
- “Katniss Everdeen” and other characters’ combat wetsuits from the arena sequences in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
- Spile prop and “Drink Up” notecard from The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
- “Peeta Mellark” interview suit from The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1
- “Katniss Everdeen” Mockingjay stunt ensemble from The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1
- Signature costumes worn by “Effie Trinket,” “President Snow,” “Finnick Odair,” “Johanna Mason,” and “President Coin.”
- “Katniss Everdeen” combat ensemble with disguise robe from The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2
- A host of Peacekeeper uniforms and prop weapons
- Numerous items featuring the signature Panem emblem, including banners, fine china, insignias, and pins from “President Snow’s” office.
To register to bid online and to view the full catalog, please visit www.invaluable.com/profilesinhistory.
Invaluable is the world’s leading online marketplace for fine art, antiques and collectibles. Working with more than 4,000 of the world’s premier auction houses, dealers and galleries, Invaluable helps buyers from nearly 200 countries connect with the things they love. With best-in-class online bidding technology, along with a fixed-price retail platform, Invaluable provides sellers with e-commerce and marketing solutions, as well as auction management software. Recently called “one of the fastest growing e-commerce sites in the art world” by Blouin ArtInfo, Invaluable has also been recognized by Deloitte’s 2015 Technology Fast 500™ and the 2015 and 2016 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® program. Headquartered in Boston, Invaluable also has offices in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Belgium and Australia. For more information, visit www.Invaluable.com or follow us on Twitter at @InvaluableLive.
About Profiles In History
Founded in 1985 by Joseph Maddalena, Profiles in History is the nation’s leading dealer of guaranteed-authentic original historical autographs, letters, documents, vintage signed photographs and manuscripts and original Hollywood Memorabilia. www.profilesinhistory.com
Lionsgate is a premier next generation global content leader with a diversified presence in motion picture production and distribution, television programming and syndication, home entertainment, international distribution and sales, branded channel platforms, interactive ventures and games, and location-based entertainment. The Company has nearly 80 television shows on 40 different networks spanning its primetime production, distribution and syndication businesses. These include the critically-acclaimed hit series Orange is the New Black, the hit broadcast network series Nashville, the syndication successes The Wendy Williams Show and Celebrity Name Game (with FremantleMedia), the breakout series The Royals and the Golden Globe-nominated dramedy Casual.
The Company’s feature film business spans eight labels and includes the blockbuster Hunger Games franchise, the Now You See Me, Divergent and John Wick series, Sicario, The Age of Adaline, Roadside Attractions’ Love & Mercy and Mr. Holmes, Codeblack Films’ Addicted and breakout concert film Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain and Pantelion Films’ Instructions Not Included, the highest-grossing Spanish-language film ever released in the U.S.
Lionsgate’s home entertainment business is an industry leader in box office-to-DVD and box office-to-VOD revenue conversion rates. Lionsgate handles a prestigious and prolific library of approximately 16,000 motion picture and television titles that is an important source of recurring revenue and serves as the foundation for the growth of the Company’s core businesses. The Lionsgate and Summit brands remain synonymous with original, daring, quality entertainment in markets around the world. www.lionsgate.com
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