The Alumni Newsletter of the Film/TV Department



Alum Wins Prestigious Lighting Award

By robertr

Ben Pilat, (CFA ’08) recently won the sixth annual Rising Star Award, presented by the Association for Performing Arts and Entertainment Professionals (USITT).  The award is given to a promising lighting professional within the first few years of joining the workforce.   Learning his craft in part from professor John Gates, Ben has moved on as the lighting supervisor of the Los Angeles Ballet, and is currently doing freelance work in New York City.  Congratulations Ben!

The award will be presented to Ben at USITT’s 50th Annual Conference & Stage Expo in Kansas City, MO.

For a profile of Ben in BU Today, visit their website.

For more information on USITT, visit their website.

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