Innovation meets precision: An overview

Manfred Nikitser Show Lighting offers production designs, lighting designs, lighting direction, video operating, pre-production and technical direction as individual services or as a full package for any type of show. The quality standards of each service are defined by creative innovation and precise technical planning within the exact parameters of time and budget. 

  • Production Design

    Manfred Nikitser translates his clients’ visions into creative, sophisticated, and well-engineered production designs – some of which have been built in more than thirty countries on five continents. Any basic idea can be produced into a design from the ground up. Alternately, when given an already existing concept for any type of project, this can be expanded with innovative visual input. Manfred has a track record of delivering on time and within budget and loves the challenge of making any design work in any venue or location in the world.

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  • Lighting Design

    Manfred Nikitser has developed an extensive repertoire of experience in the field of live concerts, television broadcasts, musical theater, corporate events, architectural installations, and nearly everything in between. Understanding the stage design and architecture, as well as choosing and arranging the right lighting fixtures are the essential first steps to capture the right mood and to design memorable looks. Additionally, the capacity to think in three dimensions and to see the bigger picture are further major assets to create an impressive show. All lighting designs are guaranteed to work for a live audience as well as for the camera lens.

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  • Lighting Direction

    Whether directing his own lighting designs or the designs of colleagues and other clients, Manfred fully understands how to create strong emotions through his precise interpretation of lighting, colors, and musicality. His experience in programming and operating complex shows spans two decades – and a lot of hardware! Manfred Nikitser Show Lighting offers lighting direction for all types of shows and genres around the globe.

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  • Video Operating

    Manfred Nikitser Show Lighting offers video operating and screen direction for any type of show production. Detailed technical knowledge of media servers and video technology have proven to be valuable assets in order to combine all elements of lighting and video into one homogeneous look. This is especially the case for live concert touring productions where camera images are often enhanced and adorned with visual effects on screen.

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  • Pre-Production

    Every production begins in the studio. Therefore, Manfred Nikitser Show Lighting offers pre-programming services for lighting and video content as well as 3D visualizations for different designs and demands. Whether the client requires a video, an image, a mood board, a technical plot or a written concept, any of these fundamental components that help visualize ideas and concepts for any kind of show can be produced. As the project begins to take shape, clients welcome Manfred’s full technical direction and personal consultation for the next steps.

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  • Technical Direction

    Manfred Nikitser provides the best possible support and planning in advance as well as excellent technical and personal guidance on site. Every client can rely on receiving superb consultation regarding technical possibilities, timeframes, and budget, enabling her or him the time to concentrate on other important aspects of the production. While Manfred’s expertise lies in the visual and stage realm of concert touring, his overall technical awareness includes all areas of live show production, which is essential for the creation of his own designs.

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