8th May 2021
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Who Lights Our World: Bennie Shapiro

Bennie Shapiro
By Guest Contributor

We are asking lighting experts around the world, in the “Who Lights Our World” series, some key questions about their job. Here is Bennie Shapiro based in Las Vegas, USA.

1. What lighting console do you prefer working with?

Hog, but on GMA1.

2. What do you always have with you at your console?


3. Mac or PC?


4. What may be surprising that you don’t use?


5. Coffee or Tea?


6. What is your favorite genre of entertainment to work in?


7. What is your favorite color combination and why?

Congo Blue and a hint of red because its pretty.

8. Who is an lighting designer that you admire and respect?

Mark Brickman.

9. What are the top 5 skill sets that a Lighting Designer/Technician should have?

Timing, electrical, programming, climbing, team skills.

10. What is the best type of client/boss/director?


11. Do you prefer a window or aisle seat?


11. What advice do you have for those who want to become a lighting designer or a lighting technician?

Get to know the band.

Bennie’s Twitter

Other Who Lights Our World:

Who Lights Our World: Zach Blane

Who Lights Our World: Dawn Chiang

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