Adrian Goldberg

Adrian Goldberg is one of Canada’s most accomplished television lighting designers. With more than 35 years of experience and over 350 project credits he has extensive experience in all aspects of lighting design, consulting and project management in such areas as Live TV Broadcast for special events and productions, TV network production, film and facility installations and corporate events. He has worked throughout Canada and the USA as well as Europe, South America, Asia, Australia and the Middle East

Adrian is presently the President of TAD Lighting Services Ltd., TADLEDesign and is a Director of Adagio Productions Inc. His company provides lighting design of major event productions for live TV broadcast; design, consultation and installation of new broadcast facilities; consultation and design services for the integration of broadcast quality lighting systems in Multi Media projects; integration of lighting, pyrotechnic special effects, laser and video production with overall audience based productions. In addition to the above, TAD Lighting Services is involved in training in EFP and television lighting techniques.

Since early 2009 Adrian has been instrumental in the development and use of LED lighting fixtures in the field of Broadcast Television and Live Event Production. With the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Broadcast Studios showcasing the technology, numerous Studio Facilities have followed including the CTV/Bell Media affiliates in Toronto, Vancouver, Winnipeg and Calgary, The CTV News Channel, The London COMBC 2012 Olympic Broadcast Studio’s as well as Live event productions in Canada, Africa, The Caribbean and the Far East.

Following the successes of the Vancouver and London Olympics, much of Adrian’s time and energy has been focused on developing LED Lighting systems as a replacement for Incandescent, Fluorescent and Neon lighting as has been used to illuminate the studio sets of many broadcasters. The most noticeable project is the Rogers NHL Studio’s in Toronto, Canada where 8.5km of LED Ribbon tape in a Variable White and RGBA combinations were used to enhance almost every set wall and structure as well as desks and accent pieces. The iconic TORONTO sign that was commissioned for the Toronto 2015 Pan Am and Para Pan An Games has become a city landmark thanks to it’s design and integrated RGBW LED tape.

Adrian has also been a guest lecturer at Ryerson University and Centennial College in Toronto where he has taught Practical Studio and EFP lighting techniques. His 10 part television lighting course for industry professionals is the basis for the lighting training programme offered to Broadcast Professionals around the world.