Sparks Lighting Ltd. was established in 1992 with the help of world-renowned cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond ASC. “Richy” Béla Romwalter has been the General Manager since 1995. The goal of the company was to provide the Hungarian and Eastern and Western European film industries with the latest, most up-to-date lighting and grip equipment and generators available for rental. In 1997, Sparks Ltd. added the most sophisticated, state-of-the-art Arriflex film cameras, lenses and accessories to its rental inventory. That same year, William F. White International Inc. became a partner. In May of 2005 Sparks became the exclusive distributor of all Panavision camera, lighting, and grip equipment in Hungary.