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Invaluable Announces Online Bidding on The World of the Hunger Games Auction in Partnership with Lionsgate and Profiles in History

Fans and Collectors Will Have the Chance to Own a Piece of the Global Phenomenon on May 20, 2016

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Wednesday, May 4, 2016 9:15 am EDT

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"We are excited to bring fans the unique opportunity to own a piece of this global phenomenon."

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Invaluable, the world’s leading online marketplace for fine art, antiques and collectibles, has announced online bidding on The World of The Hunger Games Auction on May 20, 2016 at 11am PDT. The 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.

For one day only, nearly 500 authentic costumes, props and set pieces will be available for purchase from each of the franchise’s four films: The Hunger GamesThe Hunger Games: Catching FireThe 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.

“Everyone will have a chance to acquire items from their favorite characters and moments of The Hunger Games series,” said Joe Maddalena, President, Profiles in History. “We’re extremely proud to offer a collection of this caliber for such a beloved studio franchise.”

The Hunger Games films have captured hearts and minds around the world,” said Kerry Phelan, Executive Vice President, Global Franchise Management & Strategic Partnerships, Lionsgate. “We are excited to bring fans the unique opportunity to own a piece of this global phenomenon.”

“We are extremely excited to offer Invaluable bidders the chance to win the incredible costumes and props from The Hunger Games offered in this auction,” said Rob Weisberg, Invaluable CEO. “We know Hollywood props, costumes and memorabilia are extremely popular among our clientele, and we look forward to a very successful auction.”

The 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:

Additional items being offered include signature costumes from Effie Trinket, President Snow, Caesar Flickerman, Finnick Odair, Johanna Mason, and President Coin, Peacekeeper uniforms and props and numerous items featuring the signature Panem emblem, including flags, banners, china, pins, and the large gold eagle statue from President Snow’s office.

To register to bid online and to view the full catalog, please visit www.invaluable.com/profilesinhistory.

About Invaluable
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 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 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

About Lionsgate
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 MeDivergent and John Wick series, SicarioThe 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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Invaluable
Colleen McCormick, 617-746-9825
cmccormick@invaluable.com
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Profiles in History
Jeff Hare, 818-726-9238
pr@profilesinhistory.com