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Paul Collison

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Paul has amassed a wealth of experience over 25 plus years in many varied aspects of live and broadcast entertainment lighting. Originally studying as a musician, Paul toured Australia and beyond as a lighting designer. Throughout the 2000's, Paul began to focus on television and live broadcast events, whilst building a stable of corporate and theatrical clients. As a result, Paul has been involved in many world-class events of various scales. Working primarily as a lighting and production designer, Paul has  extensive experience in lighting design in many genres which include, multi camera broadcast lighting, dance, opera, theatre, fashion, large scale public events, video content creation, as well as video mapping and video replay systems. In 2006, Paul started eleven DESIGN, a creative agency of like minded individuals focusing on lighting design, production design and motion graphic content creation.

Below is a brief list of some recent projects-

2019 Eurovision - Australia Decides - Blink TV Australia

--Lighting and Content Designer--

2019 World's Got Talent Season 1 - Hunan TV

-- Co Lighting Design with Noah Mitz, Full Flood INC--

2019 Asia's Got Talent Season 3 - Random Entertainment

--Lighting Designer--

2019/18/17/16 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week - Sydney Australia

-- Lighting Designer –

2019/18 Live at the Quay - Australia Day Concert, Sydney Harbour 

--Lighting Designer--

2018 ARIA Awards (Australian Recording Industry Association)-ZigZag TV

--Lighting Designer--

2018 Hannah Gadsby: Nanette Netflix Special- Sydney Opera House, 

--Lighting Designer--

2019/18/17 Opera In The Domain - Sydney Australia, Opera Australia 

--Lighting Designer--

2011 thru 19 Vivid 'Live' Festival - Sydney Opera House  

-- Festival Lighting Director --

2017 Asia's Got Talent Season 2 - Jumpstart Asia

--Lighting Designer--

2017 Hartih Iskander, I told You So, Netflix Special. Active TV Singapore

--Lighting Designer--

2016 Fourtet Live at The Opera House, Broadcast Record

--Lighting Designer--

2016 ARIA Awards (Australian Recording Industry Association)-ZigZag TV

--Lighting Designer--

2016 Two Cellos - Live at the Sydney Opera House - Broadcast Record

--Broadcast Lighting Designer--

2016 Edinburgh Military Tattoo 'Wellington NZ' - New Zealand Festival

-- Lighting Designer –

 

2016 Turandot - Opera on the Harbour - Opera Australia

-- Associate Lighting Designer –

2016 Australian of the Year Awards - Canberra - Out There Productions

-- Lighting Designer –

2010 > 2016 The X Factor Australia, Fox Studios-Sydney - Fremantle Media

-- Screen Content Producer --

2016/15 Mongolia's Got Talent  - Mongolia, China

-- Screen Content Producer –

2015/16 Sydney Darts Masters  

-- Lighting Designer –

2013/15 The X Factor New Zealand  - Fremantle Media/ Mediaworks

-- Lighting Designer –

2015 Netball World Cup Opening Ceremony  - Sydney Australia

-- Lighting Designer –

2015 ARIA Awards  - The Star Events Centre, Sydney Australia

-- Lighting Designer –

2013/15  Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular World Tour – BBC Worldwide

-- Lighting Designer –

2015 Aida - Opera on the Harbour - Opera Australia

-- Broadcast Lighting Director --

2014 White Night Festival - Melbourne - Accolade

-- Crepuscular Beam, Installation Designer --

 

2014 The Magic Flute - Opera on the Beach - Opera Australia

-- Lighting Designer --

 

2014 Madama Butterfly - Opera on the Harbour - Opera Australia

-- Associate Lighting Designer / Programmer --

 

2014 Walking With Dinosaurs - World Tour - Global Creatures

-- Associate Lighting Designer --

 

2013 Asia's Next Top Model - Active TV Singapore

-- Series Lighting Designer --

 

2013 Australia's Got Talent - Seven Network - Fremantle Media

-- Lighting Director - White Light --

 

2012-13 Nitro Circus – European and North American Tours

-- Lighting Designer --

 

2011 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM)

Great Big Events

-- Lighting Designer --

2011 Rugby World Cup Opening Ceremony – Auckland New Zealand - DAE

-- Lighting Designer --

 

2011 South East Asian Games, Opening Ceremony

Palembang Indonesia

-- Consulting Lighting Designer --

 

2011 The Cure DVD Record, Sydney Opera House

-- Lighting Director --

 

2011 Young Talent Time - Granada Australia - Ten Network

-- Screen Content Producer --

 

2010 World Expo Opening Ceremony - Shanghai, China - DAE

-- Lighting Project Manager --

 

2009 11th National Games – Jinan, China 

-- Consulting Lighting Designer --

2009 Osaka Opera Company, Japan – Carmen

-- Lighting Programmer --

 

2007/2008 Singapore National Day - Singapore

-- Lighting Designer --

 

2008 Beijing Olympic Opening and Closing Ceremonies  - China

-- Consulting Lighting Designer Broadcast. Lighting Control System Design --

 

2008 Gladiators Television Series – Australia - Seven Network

-- Associate Lighting Director --

 

2007 FINA World Championships Opening Ceremony – Melbourne

-- Lighting Designer --

 

2007 Gulf Cup Opening Ceremony – Abu Dhabi

-- Lighting Designer --

 

2006 Asian Games – Doha, Qatar - DAE

-- Lighting Control System --

 

2006 Commonwealth Games Opening and Closing Ceremonies - Melbourne

-- Associate Lighting Designer/ Lighting Project Manager --

 

2003 Rugby World Cup Opening Ceremony - Sydney - Accolade

-- Lighting Programmer, Control System Consultant --

 

1998>2010 Rock Eisteddfod Challenge/ Stage Challenge- Australia, South Africa, New Zealand

-- Lighting Designer --

2002/03/05/07/08 ARIA Awards  - The Superdome, Sydney Australia

-- Lighting Programmer –