Edward I. Read

Lighting Design, Programming & Direction

for Film, Theatre, Television and Live Event






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Lighting Console Programmer, both Automated and Conventional, for Major Motion Pictures and Television in the New York vacinity. Several Projects of Note in the recent past include - New Years Eve for New Line Cinema. Man on A Ledge for New Line Cinema - Arthur Bach - The Sorcerer's Apprentice for Jerry Bruckheimer Productions - The Bounty Hunter - The Wrestler - Rescue Me. Additionally acted as Rigging Gaffer and Gaffer on projects throughout the New York area for the past 16 years, including 4 Multiple Season TV Series and A Major News Studio Complex.. Lighting systems and DMX networks are a specialty as well asmedia server and projection applications.



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Born To Shine for Time Warner Cable. Garry Marshall's New Years Eve - Times Square Sequence and Stage. The M Game Off Off Broadway. Fox and Friends in the Morning for FNC. Filthy World with John Waters. Chappelle’s Show for Comedy Central. Solargedden, For Discovery Channel, Manhunt: The Search For Americas Greatest Male Model, Finale, for Bravo. Teddy Geiger: Live at the Harro’s East Ballroom for 44 Pictures. Elements for Mary J. Blige’s and Brittany Spear’s 2006 concert tours. Opening Segment for the 2004 World Skating Championship for ESPN. Showtime pres. The Next, New York elements. NBC’s Dare to Dream 2002, a network concert featuring Uncle Kracker, Spyro Gyra, Diana King, Jars of Clay, Delbert McClinton and more. ABC’s 20/20 Downtown and NBC’s Dateline: NBC. Recent cable clients have been The Discovery Channel, The History Channel and the W.E. Network, NBC Sports, and The BBC. Currently, intermittently, serving as a staff lighting director for CNBC Network.



Producer, Technical Director, Lighting Designer for 2 of the Ubuntu Education Fund’s most recent annual fund raising dinners in NYC.

1+ years Lighting Director for CNBC at their world headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, NJ working both for CNBC directly and for Lighting Design Group.

Past Resident Designer and Technical Director for the Laurie Beechman Theatre, a state of the art cabaret theatre featuring live music, vaudeville, and cabaret acts at the West Bank Café, 42nd St., NYC. Past concert acts included tours for, Wiretrain and Big Race. One-off productions for Romeo Void, Man-o-war, The Bangles, Echo and the Bunnymen and Paul Schaeffer.




Moving Light Programmer: Grand MA Programmer, Whole Hog Programmer (II, III) , Ion programmer, Express/Expression/Insight Programmer ect.

• Director, Producer, Editor, Camera – Mini Red Satan, a multi media sketch comedy show www.miniredsatan.com

• Skilled at management of multi-aspect venues and productions
• Proven ability to interact with a variety of clients and staff at all levels of the entertainment industry.

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