This webcast was broadcast Wednesday, September 21, 2016. Register below to immediately watch the replay On Demand.
Emmy Award-winner Jeff Ravitz is one of the busiest lighting designers in the business. He is acclaimed for his powerful lighting for Bruce Springsteen over the past three decades, and was awarded a Primetime Emmy Award for the televised special, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band on HBO. He is the recognized master of transforming live concerts and arena extravagances into exciting, brilliantly lit, television shows, with an emphasis on retaining the vital qualities of the original.
Join Jeff Ravitz for an exclusive Live Design webcast with a focus on his Lighting Perspectives for live events and televised specials.
During this webcast lighting designer Jeff Ravitz discusses:
- His lighting design for rock and roll “boss” Bruce Springsteen over three decades
- How the design for a live event is transformed for a successful television broadcast
- His choice of lighting fixtures and their use, plus a look at selected light plots
- The design process, from paperwork to painting the stage with light
Moderator: Ellen Lampert-Gréaux – Creative Director, Live Design & LDI
Presenter: Jeff Ravitz
Principal designer at Intensity Advisors in Los Angeles, Jeff Ravitz creates lighting for live televised spectaculars, concerts, awards, game and talk shows, comedy specials, fashion, operas, ice show broadcasts, and studio-based TV productions—from television specials for Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band to broadcasts and DVDs for Beyoncé, Usher, John Fogerty, and Maroon 5.
In 2010, Jeff was the lighting director for the Vancouver Olympics nightly Whistler Plaza medals ceremonies and concerts, which were broadcast internationally. Film audiences saw Jeff’s work in Jonathan Demme’s remake of The Manchurian Candidate, for which Jeff designed specialty lighting, and Paramount’s concert documentary, Heart of Gold, starring Neil Young. He has also consulted on the lighting for 3D concert films for Dave Matthews, Phish, Lollapalooza 2009 and Justin Bieber.