Lighting the Way: Episode 15 - Entertainment & Event Lighting Design

In this episode, we talk with multidisciplinary lighting designer Seth Bernstein about the career path that led him to work on Saturday Night Live and beyond. 

02/17/2021
Lighting the Way

In Episode 15 of Lighting the Way, Furniture, Lighting & Decor Managing Editor Amy McIntosh spoke with Seth Bernstein, a multidisciplinary lighting designer whose work includes lighting design for television, concerts, fashion and retail. He spent four seasons as a lighting designer for Saturday Night Live, and his portfolio also includes Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl, Savage x Fenty fashion shows, and an upcoming Hudson Yards installation. Bernstein talked about his path to his lighting design practice, what it’s like to work in entertainment lighting design and his best practices for approaching a new project, no matter what it is. He also talked about how his practice had to adapt as coronavirus changed the entertainment industry, and offered residential and commercial lighting designers advice on how to expand their practice.

This episode is sponsored by Dallas Market Center.

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About the Podcast:

Lighting the Way is a podcast from the editors of Furniture, Lighting & Decor magazine, spotlighting the latest innovations in lighting design and technology. Join us twice a month for interviews with lighting industry experts to learn how the industry is moving forward.

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