Bruce Ferri- Principal and Senior Lighting Consultant
Bruce Ferri has been designing for television for over 30 years. His work has been seen on ABC, NBC, CBS and FOX as well as many of the cable networks. In 2015 Ferri won a Sports Emmy Award as part of the production design team for ESPN Sports Center and in 2010 he won two Sports Emmys as part of the production design team for MLB Tonight on the MLB Network. For three consecutive years, Ferri received multiple Emmy nominations for his design work on ABC’s Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.
As well as lighting individual TV programs, Bruce is a leading designer of full studios. One of his signature studio designs was his lighting for NBC Sports Networks high-definition studios in Stamford, CT. His most challenging project was lighting ESPN’s NASCAR Pit Studio, a set inside an expanding tractor-trailer that is lit entirely with LEDs, talent included. Ferri designed the state of the art HD studio for the Weather Channel and the MLB Network studios presenting 24-hour coverage of Major League Baseball in HD. In 2011, Ferri and his team provided a major redesign of the lighting for all of the CNBC studios at its Englewood Cliffs, NJ headquarters. In 2012, Ferri and his FLDA team designed CNBC’s NYSE Post 9, the first remote location studio on the New York Stock Exchange floor. One of his most memorable jobs was lighting live wraparounds in Kuwait right after Desert Storm for the History Channel. Ferri has lit one Pope, two Presidents, and all of The Iron Chefs.