THE ARTISTRY OF
Involved with many types of productions including theatre, television, concerts, film, architectural, dance, and industrials.
Over 18 years as featured columnist for Projection Lights & Staging News (PLSN). His monthly column titled "Feeding the Machines" teaches programming principles.
Currently employed by Martin by Harman as a Senior Business Development Manager. His position provides him opportunities to interact with much of the industry.
Teaching credits include both in person and on-line learning sessions. Curriculum development and execution for global learning.
The author of multiple lighting and audio focused books published by Focal Press.
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Automated lighting design & programming, video content design, production organizer, digital lighting specialist, creative consultanting, technical writing.
LDI 2005 Technician of the Year
"The Programmer's Programmer"
With over 30 years experience in the lighting industry, Brad Schiller is an industry veteran. Starting his career in the mid 1980’s he worked as Technician and Programmer on many different productions.
During his career he has been a part of many varied productions including The Crystal Method, The Smashing Pumpkins, ZZ Top, Mötley Crüe, Tim McGraw, Shania Twain, Metallica, The Oscars, The Grammys, the Super Bowl, Stars on Ice, and the Sydney Olympic Opening and Closing Ceremonies.
Since 1996 Brad has also been employed by leading industry manufacturers High End Systems, Vari*Lite, and Martin. His roles have included Lighting Designer, Programmer, Sales Support Specialist, Director of Control Systems Development, Product Marketing Manager, and Senior Business Development Manager.
Brad enjoys sharing his knowledge through writing and teaching. As a leading industry author, his books have helped countless people in the entertainment lighting & audio fields. For nearly twenty years he was a featured columnist for Projection Lighting and Staging News (PLSN) with his "Feeding the Machines" column.
A self-described "lighting geek," his deep-rooted passion for lighting began at a very early age. Brad’s career has allowed him countless opportunities to work around the globe, and across diverse facets of the industry.
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