Lighting Design

Background Image: Student working on a bank of theater lighting
Student working on a bank of theater lighting

Lighting Design is an aspect of environment design and/or set design, which includes and can focus on the study of the physiological and psychological effects of lighting design, sustainable practices, civic responsibility, and of course, the aesthetic design of lighting itself.


Cornish College of the Arts

Seattle, WA

Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Boston, MA

Otis College of Art and Design

Los Angeles, CA


California Institute of the Arts

Valencia, CA

New York School Of Interior Design

New York, NY

Parsons School of Design

New York, NY

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Chicago, IL

Image Courtesy of Dreamworks Animation Image Courtesy of Dreamworks Animation[/caption]CCAD Media Studies alumna Sucheta Bhatawadekar BFA '05 CCAD worked as a lead lighter on

Sucheta Bhatawadekar | Animation Lighter

“As a lead lighter I am responsible for creating the initial lighting set-up for a particular sequence to simulate the lighting conditions,” Bhatawadekar said. “I capture the mood for that sequence as envisioned by the art director, visual effects supervisor, and the production designer.”