Peter Canning – Lighting & Creative Director

Peter Canning graduated from Ravensbourne College of Design and Communication, the UK’s premier television design college, in 1995 and formed High Resolution Lighting Ltd. in 1997. High Res is a Dublin based design company specialising in creative and technical delivery of lighting, projection and multi-disciplinary interactive systems for both permanent and semi-permanent installations.

Over the years the company has invested in state-of-the art lighting design tools, unique to Ireland, such as 3D rendering suite WYSIWYG. Of late, with recent development in technology and the merging of lighting and video control systems, High Res has introduced such new LED video technologies into the Irish market. Through the use of Catalyst media servers, Peter merges lighting and video systems, creating digital scenery for the likes of television sets and corporate events.

Peter’s skills include realistic design integration & management of a variety of disciplines, while successfully working within physical and logistical constraints. Over the years Peter have successfully implemented design, production and support services on some of the largest events both in Ireland and Internationally.

High Resolution Lighting Limited
Lighting Designer/Lighting Director
Recent credits include:
Guinness 250 Celebrations, Vicar Street, Dublin
Lighting Director/Operator
Guinness 250 Fireworks Celebrations, Storehouse, Dublin
Lighting Director for live television advert
Video link:
Live tv ad –
GAA 125 Spectacle, Croke Park Stadium, Dublin
Lighting Director & Creative Director – designed and technically produced this multimedia show, which featured projection, lighting and fireworks, programmed to run completely synchronised with a custom audio track.
Video link & visual references:
Live tv footage –
Skyfest at The Rock Of Cashel 2008, Tipperary
Lighting and Projection Designer – designed and technically produced this lighting and projection show for St Patrick’s Festival.
Visual references:
The Restaurant, Series 1–7, Vision Independent Productions for RTE
Lighting Director
Visual references:
Deal or No Deal, Series 1, Endemol UK for TV3
Lighting Director
Visual references:
Quizone, Series 1-5, Vision Independent Productions for RTE
Lighting Director
Visual references:

Creative Director
Convention Center Dublin Opening
3D projection project for the opening of the new Convention Center Dublin
Enniscorthy Street Rhythms
3D projection project
Video Links:
Opening –
Show –
Lighting Programmer
AC/DC, River Plate Stadium, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Lighting programmer for the DVD shoot under Lighting Designer Al Gurdon.
Video links:
Highway to Hell –
Shoot to Thrill –
Echo Music Awards 2009, 02 Arena, Berlin, Germany
Lighting programmer under Lighting Designer Al Gurdon. Undertook the programming of all of the automated lighting system for the largest live TV show in Germany.
Video links:
U2 –
Silbermond –
Depeche Mode –
Meteor Music Awards 2010, RDS Simmonscourt, Dublin
Lighting and video programmer alongside Lighting Designer John Gallagher.

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