A master of integrating moving lights, video, and special effects for such bands as Trans Siberian Orchestra, Marilyn Manson, Motley Crue, KISS, Aerosmith, Nine Inch Nails, Alicia Keys, Velvet Revolver, Lenny Karvitz, Ozzfest, Meat Loaf, and Poison, LD Bryan Hartley will receive an Outstanding Designer Of The Year Award at the LDI2008 awards ceremony, Saturday, October 25 at 6:00pm at the Stage Pro Booth on the LDI show floor. Hartley’s award is sponsored by Epic Production Technologies.

Tony Award-winning lighting designer Rick Fisher and scenic designer Jeremy Railton will also receive Designer Of The Year Awards at the awards event. Strand Lighting has sponsored Fisher’s award: Fisher is currently represented on Broadway with the hit London musical, Billy Elliot, which uses a Strand 500 series console, as programmed by Vic Smerdon. For more about Rick Fisher: http://livedesignonline.com/ldishowdaily/rick_fisher/index.html

Jeremy Railton of Entertainment Design Corporation, is a veteran designer known for his set and production designs for theatre, film, events, television, themed attractions, architainment, and master planning. For a look at Jeremy Railton: http://livedesignonline.com/searchresults/?terms=railton&cat=&x=0&y=0