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 2014 The BET Honors (TV Movie) (lighting director)
 2013 Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain (Documentary) (programmer - as Mike Appel)
 2013 Master of the Mix (TV Series) (lighting director - 1 episode)
- Master of Your Mix (2013) ... (lighting director)
 2013 Rip the Runway (TV Movie) (lighting director)
 2013 The BET Honors (TV Movie) (lighting director)
 2012 Chris Hardwick: Mandroid (TV Movie) (board operator)
 2012 The Mark Twain Prize: Ellen DeGeneres (TV Movie) (lighting technician)
 2012 2012 MTV Video Music Awards (TV Special) (lighting director)
 2012 2012 CMT Music Awards (TV Special) (lighting director)
 2012 10th Annual TV Land Awards (TV Movie) (lighting director)
 2012 Rip the Runway (TV Movie) (lighting director)
 2011 Christmas in Rockefeller Center (TV Movie) (lighting director)
 2011 Black Girls Rock! 2011 (TV Movie) (lighting director)
 2011 Education Nation Summit (TV Movie) (automated lighting designer)
 2011 MTV Video Music Awards 2011 (TV Movie) (lighting director)
  VH1 Storytellers (TV Series documentary) (lighting director - 5 episodes, 2008 - 2011) (lighting programmer - 2 episodes, 2007 - 2008)
- Maxwell (2011) ... (lighting director)
- T.I. (2010) ... (lighting director)
- Foo Fighters (2009) ... (lighting director)
- Kanye West (2009) ... (lighting director)
- Kid Rock (2008) ... (lighting director)
 2011 2011 CMT Music Awards (TV Movie) (lighting director)
 2011 The 9th Annual TV Land Awards (TV Special) (lighting director)
 2011 Rip the Runway '11 (TV Movie) (lighting director)
 2011 Alonzo Bodden: Who's Paying Attention (TV Movie) (automated lighting programmer - as Mike Appel)
 2011 Patrice O'Neal: Elephant in the Room (lighting programmer)
 2011 Fuse Present: Linkin Park Live at MSG (TV Movie) (lighting programmer)
 2011 Nick Kroll: Thank You Very Cool (TV Movie) (lighting programmer)
 2010 2010 Soul Train Awards (TV Special) (lighting director)
 2010 NBC's New Year's Eve with Carson Daly (TV Movie) (lighting director)
 2010 Taylor Swift: Speak Now (TV Movie documentary) (lighting director)
 2010 Drake Live from Radio City Music Hall (TV Movie) (lighting programmer)
 2010 Tracy Morgan: Black and Blue (TV Movie) (lighting programmer)
 2010 Elton John & Leon Russell Live from the Beacon Theatre (TV Movie) (lights programmer - as Mike Appel)
 2010 MTV Video Music Awards 2010 (TV Special) (lighting director)
 2010 2010 CMT Music Awards (TV Movie) (lighting director)
 2010 Rip the Runway (TV Special) (lighting director)
 2010 The BET Honors (TV Special) (lighting director)
 2010 Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief (TV Movie) (lighting director)
 2009 Be the Change Inaugural Ball (TV Movie) (lighting technician)
 2009 Nick Swardson: Seriously, Who Farted? (TV Movie) (lighting programmer)
 2009 Rip the Runway (TV Movie) (lighting director)
 2009 The BET Honors (TV Movie) (lighting programmer)
 2009 2009 Soul Train Awards (TV Movie) (lighting director)
 2009 In Performance at the White House: Fiesta Latina (TV Movie) (lighting director)
 2009 Wanda Sykes: I'ma Be Me (TV Movie) (electric) / (lighting programmer)
 2009 Pay It Off (TV Series) (lighting technician)
 2009 VH1 Divas Live 2009 (TV Movie) (lighting director)
 2009 MTV Video Music Awards 2009 (TV Movie) (lighting director)
 2009 Made (TV Series) (lighting director - 1 episode)
- Hip Hop Dance Battle 1 (2009) ... (lighting director)
 2009 New Now Next Awards (TV Movie) (lighting director)
 2009 Live from Lincoln Center (TV Series) (lighting director - 1 episode)
- The Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma (2009) ... (lighting director)
 2009 Fuse Presents Kanye West: Live from the Chicago Theater (TV Movie) (lighting director)
 2009 Jim Jefferies: I Swear to God (TV Movie) (lighting director)
 2009 Sunday Best (TV Series) (lighting director - 3 episodes)
- Episode #2.9 (2009) ... (lighting director)
- Episode #2.2 (2009) ... (lighting director)
- Episode #2.1 (2009) ... (lighting director)
 2009 Duplicity (lighting programmer)
  Spectacle: Elvis Costello with... (TV Series) (moving light operator - 1 episode, 2009) (lighting director - 1 episode, 2008)
- Lou Reed & Julian Schnabel (2008) ... (lighting director)
 2008 FNMTV Presents: A Miley-Sized Surprise... New Year's Eve 2009 (TV Special) (lighting director: NY)
 2008 The Hills (TV Series) (lighting director - 2 episodes)
- The Hills: Live Finale from NYC (2008) ... (lighting director)
- The Hills: Live After Show (2008) ... (lighting director)
 2008 Rosie Live (TV Movie) (lighting director)
 2008 Rah! Paula Adbul's Cheerleading Challenge (TV Special) (lighting director)
 2008 MTV Video Music Awards 2008 (TV Special) (lighting director)
 2008 VH1 Rock Honors: The Who (TV Movie) (lighting programmer)
 2008 New Now Next Awards (TV Movie) (lighting programmer)
 2008 The Hives: Live from Terminal 5, New York (Video) (lighting programmer)
 2008 The BET Honors (TV Movie) (lighting programmer)
 2008 Rip the Runway '08 (TV Movie) (lighting programmer)
 2008 Tila Tequila's New Year's Eve Masquerade 2008 (TV Movie) (lighting programmer)
 2007 Radio City Christmas Spectacular (TV Movie) (lighting programmer)
 2007 MTV VMA Pre Show Royale (TV Special) (lighting programmer)
 2007 Grand Slam (TV Series) (lighting programmer - 8 episodes)
- Finals (2007) ... (lighting programmer)
- Semi Finals (2007) ... (lighting programmer)
- Quarter Finals: Part 2 (2007) ... (lighting programmer)
- Quarter Finals: Part 1 (2007) ... (lighting programmer)
- Opening Round: Part 4 (2007) ... (lighting programmer)
 2007 Making the Band 4 (TV Series) (lighting programmer - 1 episode)
- Live Finale (2007) ... (lighting programmer)
 2007 Live Earth (TV Movie documentary) (lighting programmer: USA Concert)
 2007 Perfect Stranger (lighting programmer - uncredited)
  Unplugged (TV Series documentary) (lighting director - 1 episode, 2007) (lighting programmer - 1 episode, 2006)
- Korn (2007) ... (lighting director)
- Ricky Martin (2006) ... (lighting programmer)
 2007 Music and Lyrics (lighting programmer: arena concert sequences)
 2007 Moving Image Salutes Will Smith (TV Movie) (lighting programmer)
 2004-2006 $2 Bill (TV Series documentary) (lighting programmer - 5 episodes)
- The Game (2006) ... (lighting programmer)
- Yellowcard (2006) ... (lighting programmer)
- System of a Down (2005) ... (lighting programmer)
- Lil Jon & The Eastside Boyz (2004) ... (lighting programmer)
- Secret Machines and The Killers (2004) ... (lighting programmer)
 2006 Iron Chef America: The Series (TV Series) (lighting programmer - 3 episodes)
- Flay/DeLaurentiis vs. Batali/Ray: Cranberries (2006) ... (lighting programmer)
- Morimoto vs. Eme: Lobster (2006) ... (lighting programmer)
- Flay vs. Burke: Lamb (2006) ... (lighting programmer)
 2006 MTVU Woodie Awards 2006 (TV Movie) (lighting programmer)
 2006 3rd Annual VH1 Hip-Hop Honors (TV Movie) (lighting programmer)
 2006 Boost Mobile Rockcorps (TV Movie) (lighting programmer)
 2006 El cantante (lighting designer: night club sequences)
 2006 Mi TRL (TV Series) (lighting programmer - 2006)
 2006 Korn: Live on the Other Side (Video short) (lighting programmer: TV)
 2006 Mansionpoker.net Poker Dome Challenge (TV Series) (lighting programmer - 2006)
 2006 Moving Image Salutes Ron Howard (TV Movie) (lighting programmer)
 2005 MTVU Woodie Awards 2005 (TV Special) (lighting programmer)
 2005 The Colbert Report (TV Series) (lighting programmer - 1 episode)
- Stone Phillips (2005) ... (lighting programmer)
 2005 Boost Mobile RockCorps Concert (TV Movie documentary short) (lighting programmer)
 2005 2nd Annual VH1 Hip-Hop Honors (TV Movie) (lighting programmer)
 2005 My Kind of Town (TV Series) (lighting programmer - 1 episode)
- Mount Horeb, WI (2005) ... (lighting programmer)
 2005 Jennifer Lopez: Beyond the Runway (TV Movie documentary) (lighting programmer)
 2004 Moving Image Salutes John Travolta (TV Movie) (lighting programmer)
 2004 Ashanti: Custom Concert (TV Special) (lighting programmer)
 2004 Live by Request: John Mellencamp (TV Special) (lighting programmer)
 2004 Election Night on Democracy Plaza (TV Movie) (automated lighting director)
 2004 Hip-Hop Honors (TV Special) (lighting programmer)
 2004 Never Before Scene (TV Series) (lighting programmer - 1 episode)
- I, Robot (2004) ... (lighting programmer)
 2004 LeAnn Rimes: Custom Concert (TV Movie) (lighting programmer)
 2004 Moving Image Salutes Richard Gere (TV Movie documentary) (lighting programmer)
 2003-2004 Chappelle's Show (TV Series) (lighting programmer - 25 episodes)
- Episode #2.12 (2004) ... (lighting programmer)
- Episode #2.11 (2004) ... (lighting programmer)
- Episode #2.10 (2004) ... (lighting programmer)
- Episode #2.9 (2004) ... (lighting programmer)
- Episode #2.8 (2004) ... (lighting programmer)
 2004 NY Graham Norton (TV Series) (lighting programmer - 7 episodes)
- Episode #1.9 (2004) ... (lighting programmer - uncredited)
- Episode #1.8 (2004) ... (lighting programmer - uncredited)
- Episode #1.7 (2004) ... (lighting programmer - uncredited)
- Episode #1.6 (2004) ... (lighting programmer - uncredited)
- Episode #1.5 (2004) ... (lighting programmer - uncredited)
 2003 Sarah McLachlan: Custom Concert (TV Movie) (lighting programmer)
 2003 Goo Goo Dolls: Custom Concert (TV Special) (lighting programmer)
 2003 Macy Gray: Custom Concert (TV Movie) (lighting programmer)
 2002 TRL Presents: Christina Stripped in New York City (TV Special) (electrician)
 2002 MTV Video Music Awards Opening Act (TV Special) (lighting programmer)
 2002 Sesame Street (TV Series) (electrician - 5 episodes)
- Lulu Wants to Be a Mail Carrier (2002) ... (electrician)
- The Mark of Elephante (2002) ... (electrician)
- 3981: Fire at Hooper's Store (2002) ... (electrician)
 1998-2000 Cosby (TV Series) (board operator - 44 episodes)
- Thursday's Child (2000) ... (board operator)
- Kids Eat the Darndest Things (2000) ... (board operator)
- A Pair of Threes Beats a Flush Every Time (2000) ... (board operator)
- The Perfect Valentine (2000) ... (board operator)
- It's a Wonderful Wife (2000) ... (board operator)
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