IATSE tech talks

Tech Talks With I.A.T.S.E At LDI2017

Tech Talks with I.A.T.S.E Local 728 Studio Electrical Lighting Technicians

Come meet Local 728 members as they dissect and breakdown the technology they utilize on the biggest movies, music videos, TV shows, and commercials. These sessions are free to all LDI attendees and take place at LDI2017 Booth 514 at the Las Vegas Convention Center:

Friday, November 17th

1:00pm - 3:00pm  

Matt Ardine - Chief Lighting Technician/ Console Programmer -

Past Projects:  “Ghost in the Shell” - CLT (Los Angeles Unit),  “Turn Down for What - DJ Snake” - CLT, Nike “Alpha Menace” - Lighting Designer, “Untitled Sia Movie” - Lighting Designer 

Recent Projects: Kia “Christmas Lights” - Lighting Designer


3:30pm - 5:30pm

Jason Fitzgerald - Rigging Chief Lighting Technician -

Past Projects: “Bright” (Netflix), “American Sniper” (Warner Bros. Pictures), “Malcolm in the Middle” (Fox), “Suicide Squad” (Warner Bros. Pictures), Sully (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Recent Projects: 9-1-1 Ryan Murphy Productions and FOX

Commercial Helicopter Pilot, Wilderness EMT at NOLS, PADI certified Rescue Diver, ZERO lighting certifications


Saturday, November 18th

11:30am - 1:30pm

Charlie McIntyre - Rigging Chief Lighting Technician -

Past Projects: “Conjuring 2” (New Line Cinema) , “Animal Kingdom” (TNT), “Moneyball” (Columbia), “Thor “ (Marvel), ”Inception” (Legendary Ent.)

Upcoming Projects: I.A.T.S.E. Local 728 Training Program

ETCP Certified and ETCP Recognized Trainer, OSHA 30 Certification


2:00pm - 4:00pm

Jason Lord - Console Programmer -

Past Projects: “Henry Danger Live Show” (Nickelodeon), “Samsung Galaxy” Commercial, “Melissa & Joey” (ABC), Network Tech: Bright (Netflix) 

Current Project: "Game Shakers" (Nickelodeon)


Sunday, November 19th

10:30am - 12:30pm 

Josh Thatcher - Lighting Console Programmer -

Past Projects: “Star Trek: Into Darkness” (Paramount Pictures), “Interstellar” (Paramount Pictures), “Iron Man 3” (Marvel Studios)

Recent Projects:  “A Wrinkle in Time” (Walt Disney Pictures),  “Dunkirk” (Warner Brothers)

Current Project:  “Westworld: Season 2” (HBO)


1:00pm - 3:00pm 

Mike Bauman - Chief Lighting Technician -

Past Projects: “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” (Lionsgate), “Iron Man” (Marvel Studios) “Munich” (Universal Pictures), “Training Day” (Warner Brothers)

Recent Projects: “Conjuring 2” (New Line Cinema)

Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.