Since 2013, Dan has been an associate Lighting Director with Illumination Advocates Inc. providing production rendering and CAD services for multi camera television and live events. Recent productions with Lighting Designer Josh Hutchings include All in- Ricky Martin at the Park Theatre, Las Vegas, games shows such as Lets Make a Deal, $100,000 Pyramid, and Beat the Clock, and live productions such as America’s Got Talent at Radio City Music Hall, AGT Judgment Week NYC 2014, and iL Divo- A Musical Affair at the Marquis Theatre, NYC.
Lighting Design included the broadcast lighting and studio grid design for Fullscreen studios in Playa Vista, and individual OTT podcast designs for Shane and Friends with Shane Dawson and Jessie Buttafuoco, Zall Good with Alexis G. Zall, Apologies in Advance w/ Andrea Russett, Going Raw w/ Tim DeLaGhetto, and Psychobabble with Tyler Oakley and Korey Kuhl, Explain Things to Me, and Slumber Party.
Hat tip to Rick Pizante for bringing me in to outfit Fullscreen’s new studios on the Westside with an all LED studio package featuring LitePanels new Astra 1×1 LitePanels and Sola fresnel series and a wireless Chamsys control system. A big thank you to Mario Angel at Versales.com for help with the pipe and rigging hardware, and to Chris Stockton, Alpheus Underhill, Bryan Foley and Juston Wardell for the excellent install work.
I would like to offer a very large thank you to Lighting Designer Matt Ford and Magic Lantern Creations Inc. for having me out as a Lighting Director on the 1st ever PBS broadcast of the 2012 National Christmas Tree Lighting from Washington DC. Thanks aslo to Matt Hudson and Dave Mikutsky, and for hard workin’ gaffer Ronnie Skopac, Mike Smallman and John Ellar for being the pros the are, and to Kristi Foley and everyone at Bounce Inc for this tremendous honor and opportunity.
The entire show can be streamed from 90 Years Of Tradition | The National Christmas Tree. Local broadcast schedules can be found at Broadcast Schedules | The National Christmas Tree.
Photos By Matt Ford