FLDA lights NBC’s ‘Football Night in America’ studio
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NBC’s football coverage kicked off Sunday with “Football Night in America,” its weekly recap show.
“We have an insider’s view of the NBC Sports facility, and found it a rewarding challenge to light the new ‘Football Night In America’ set, leveraging what we had originally designed,” said Bruce Ferri, senior designer for FLDA. “The NFL is a significant part of the NBC Sports portfolio, and the new lighting reflects this, in our view.”
The ‘Football Night In America’ set takes advantage of what is the largest all-LED broadcast studio configuration in the industry. The design has created an energy-efficient operation for what are now the home of NBC Sports and NBCSN, encompassing four studios and one newsroom.
The FLDA team on the ‘Football Night in America’ project included:
- Lighting Directors – Grant Wilcoxen and Ben Carlson
- Assistant Lighting Director – Nick Flynn
- Gaffer – Amy Harper
- Programmer – Louis Malagrino
FLDA’s team also worked with NBC Sports to light the main studio in Stamford.