15th June 2021
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Who Lights Our World: Charles R Kaiser

Charles R. Kaiser
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 Charles R Kaiser based in Atlanta, USA.

1. What lighting console do you prefer working with?

ETC Eos Family.

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

Caran D’ache Fixpencil.

3. Mac or PC?


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

If it works I’ll use it. I don’t rule anything out.

5. Coffee or Tea?


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


7. What is your favorite color combination and why?

Roscolux 99 (Chocolate) and Roscolux 74 (Night Blue).

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

Richard Pilbrow.

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

Patience, Communication, Time Management, Programming Skill, Networking Knowledge.

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

Someone capable of working collaboratively.

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?

You learn best by doing, but never work for free.

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Other Who Lights Our World:

Who Lights Our World: Rahul Chauhan

Who Lights Our World: Ueli Riegg

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