ABC News Presidential Town Hall with Joe Biden
ABC hosted a Town Hall on October 15, 2020 with presidential candidate Joseph Biden entitled “The Vice President and the People.” ABC anchor George Stephanopoulos moderated the event which took place at the Kimmel Theater in the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Executive Vice President of Design, Dennis Size, lit the Town Hall along with Gaffer Jon Goss, Programmer Teddy Sosna, and Assistant Lighting Designer Alex Kyle.
A unique aspect of this Town Hall was that each of the 22 Pennsylvania voters stood at their seat to ask former Vice President Biden questions. Typically, the voter would have been escorted to a single Question and Answer Position to ask their question. The change was due to COVID-19 health precautions and made for a more complicated production since it greatly increased the positions that were lit and the camera angles used. The design team took on this challenge and carefully lit all positions for a memorable Town Hall experience.
NBC News 2020 Presidential Town Hall with Donald Trump
NBC hosted a socially distanced Town Hall for presidential candidate Donald Trump in Miami, Florida on October 15, 2020. Senior Designer Niel Galen led the design team, which included Lighting Designer Dan Rousseau, Gaffer Eric Kasprisin, and Best Boy Sean Linehan. LDG’s lighting design illuminated the east patio of the Perez Art Museum Miami with scenic Miami Bay and MacArthur Causeway serving as a soft backdrop. The stunning outdoor patio with its asymmetrical concrete pillars was accented with decorative hanging planters creating a handsome stage on which to focus on President Trump and Savanah Guthrie.
The dynamics of the outdoor space presented a challenge for all departments. Southern Florida has strong winds and sudden downpours and the majority of the lighting equipment was not weather rated. The asymmetrical concrete pillars and 30ft high planters suspended from the roof of the east patio presented obstacles for lighting the stage. Instead, they were incorporated into the design and became a canvas on which to introduce color. Commendations to our design team for working through the unusual design challenges to create a beautiful production.
ABC News 8th Democratic Presidential Debate 2020 - New Hampshire
Dennis Size lights ABC’s coverage of the 2020 Democratic Presidential Debates from Manchester, New Hampshire.
Volcano Live with Nik Wallenda
Nik Wallenda, a high wire artist, crossed the active Masaya Volcano in Nicaragua on the ABC Special Volcano Live!. The crossing was one of his most dangerous. He faced high winds and toxic gas as he across on a tight rope suspended 1,800 ft above 2,000 degree molten rock.
Yahoo! Finance Studio A Relaunch
IQ2 Debate at Symphony Space
TV Derana Studio Launch
ABC Pool George H. W. Bush Memorial
LDG was honored and humbled to help celebrate George H.W. Bush’s life at The National Cathedral in Washington, D.C.
ABC 2018 Election HQ
Dennis Size lights ABC’s coverage of the 2018 election from TV 2.
2018 FIFA World Cup
World Cup soccer comes to Russia, where LDG designed two studios … one in the broadcast center and another in Red Square.
Telemundo Studio A
Studio A is a shared space between Telemundo Deportes and TYM. Both shows shoot in 360. There are approximately 15 various shooting areas, split between both shows. The extensive use of LED technology allows both shows a high degree of flexibility in terms of style and look, which varies significantly between both programs. The JMW design, which was spearheaded by Joe Lamberta, is not only artistically pleasing but provides a high degree of flexibility for the Telemundo team.
Winter Olympics in PyeongChang
The 2018 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XXIII Olympic Winter Games and commonly known as PyeongChang 2018, was an international winter multi-sport event that was held in February 2018. The broadcasts of Summer and Winter Olympic Games produced by NBC Sports is shown on the various networks of NBCUniversal in the United States, including the NBC broadcast network, Spanish language network Telemundo, and many of the company’s cable networks.
Fox News Channel NYC Studios
Debuting for the 2016 Presidential Election, Fox News Channel’s NYC Studios feature a street side view with many layers of technology for storytelling.
SNY New Studio
SNY, the television home of the New York Mets and Jets, opened its new Lower Manhattan broadcast facility in March 2017, moving from its former studios at the Time-Life Building. The production space, located on the 50th floor of 4 World Trade Center, totals 26,856 square feet and includes three studios and two control rooms.
CCTV News Studio
CCTV is a 24-hour English news channel, of China Central Television (CCTV) part of the China Global Television Network group, based in Beijing, China.
For MBC’s primary facility in Dubai, MBC Group converted a soundstage in Dubai Studio City into a TV studio complex that complements its headquarters in Dubai Media Center. The multi-level, 20,000 square foot facility consists of three broadcast venues dedicated to news, sports, children’s and daytime programming. working with Clickspring Design LDG provided full studio systems and broadcast designs including grids, hoists, networked control systems, fixture specifications as well as the final hang/focus and programming of the studios for air. This is LDG’s third major project for the Middle East Broadcasting Company, having done prior projects in MBC’s Cairo and Dubai Media Center Studios.
TRL returned on October 2, 2017. The revived iteration has since swapped the iconic daily countdown with a weekly top five with special guests adding their favorite songs to the official TRL playlist, ranked by viewers via social media, played during the show.
Bloomberg London Bureau
Studio that debuted in November 2017, part of Bloomberg’s new European headquarters in London. The new facility produces eight hours of live television and four hours of live radio programming each day with cutting-edge technology to create a flexible, dynamic platform for multiple forms of storytelling.
CNN Heroes Tribute
CNN Heroes is an award show unlike most that dot the airwaves. Held in the unique setting of the Irma and Paul Milstein Family Hall of Ocean Life at the American Museum of Natural History, NYC, under the watchful eye of a 94 foot model of a blue-whale, CNN hosts its special night honoring men and women who are doing amazing things for this world.
MLB Network Studio 21
Named in honor of Hall of Famer and humanitarian Roberto Clemente, Studio 21 is home to three daily shows, including “MLB Central,” “MLB Now” and “Quick Pitch.” The space innovates the way MLB Network studio programming is presented, using at least five multi-camera studio positions and cutting-edge technology adaptable to any show, story or club, from hanging video displays to augmented reality graphic components.
ELEAGUE is the premium professional eSports league that began broadcasting in 2016 on the American television channel TBS. LDG designed the lighting for the 2016 Gaming Championship
AMC Comic Book Men
AMC dives into the comic book culture with this unscripted series that follows the antics of the “fanboys” in and around Jay and Silent Bob’s Secret Stash, a New Jersey comic shop owned by writer-director Kevin Smith. Cameras capture the banter of the shop’s employees and its customers as they collectively discover the treasures of the comic collecting world, and the staff.
The 2016 Summer Olympics officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad and commonly known as Rio 2016, was an international multi-sport event that was held in August 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The broadcasts of Summer and Winter Olympic Games produced by NBC Sports is shown on the various networks of NBCUniversal in the United States, including the NBC broadcast network, Spanish language network Telemundo, and many of the company’s cable networks.
Univision Newsport Studios
Newsport is part of Univision’s Doral, Florida campus based in a converted former office and warehouse complex which it shares with sister English language cable news channel Fusion and Univision’s flagship owned-and-operated station WLTV-DT.
Election Night at Democracy Plaza
NBC News presented its election night coverage from its New York base at 30 Rockefeller Plaza. The background for all the shows was the famous Rockefeller Plaza dubbed “Democracy Plaza” bathed in red, white, and blue light reaching to the very peak of the iconic art deco skyscraper.
A longtime favorite of children and adults, and a staple of PBS, “Sesame Street” bridges many cultural and educational gaps with a fun program.
Good Morning America
ABC’s coverage of the morning’s top headlines from the ABC Times Square Studio. The show features a combination of breaking news, interviews, in-depth reporting and weather.
NY1 is an American cable news television channel providing 24-hour news coverage, with a focus on the five boroughs of New York City; its programming primarily features news, traffic and weather. LDG was responsible for lighting Studios A, B & N.
Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve
The annual New Year’s Eve television special broadcast by ABC. The special broadcasts LIVE from New York City’s Times Square, and prominently features coverage of its annual ball drop event, along with live and pre-recorded musical performances by popular musicians leading up to midnight and the new year. Hosted by Ryan Seacrest.
MLB Post Season on TBS
Major League Baseball on TBS is a presentation of regular season and postseason Major League Baseball game telecasts that air on the American cable and satellite networkTBS. The games are produced by Turner Sports, the sports division of the Turner Broadcasting System
NFL Good Morning Football
Good Morning Football is a LIVE morning series that serves as the destination which sets both the daily narrative for NFL fans and the agenda for NFL conversation across all of sports media. Good Morning Football brings viewers up-to-the-minute breaking NFL news as well as local NFL stories on a national platform.
One of the most influential media operators in Jiangsu and in China, JSBC (Jiangsu Broadcasting Corporation) is an internationally well-known media outlet incorporating comprehensive media services, such as television channels, radio frequencies, newspapers, magazines and Internet products.