Definition of lighting director in English:

lighting director

noun

  • The person in charge of the lighting for a theatre, film, or television production.

    ‘the lighting director used to work with Pink Floyd’
    • ‘He was employed with CBC-TV for 26 years, retiring as a lighting director.’
    • ‘Everything looks like it was shot by a first-time lighting director who didn't have enough light for each shot.’
    • ‘So he began to tell my lighting director exactly where he wanted pools of light and how he wanted things done.’
    • ‘A Hollywood lighting director couldn't have done a better job of illuminating the vehicle in a more dramatic fashion.’
    • ‘In this video, the art and lighting directors for today's largest festivals talk about the importance of lighting when creating an atmosphere in which to enjoy live music.’