Set Designer Miami Fox Television, Univision, PBS, Discovery. Expert Vectorworks 3d models, construction drawings.

Set Designer, Draftsman for Fox Television Pilot, Miami 2015. Construction of interiors, scenery, displays and props as a staff designer and coordinator for PBS, Univision, Discovery Networks in New York, Washington and Miami. Set, prop and effect design work for commercials, credits include effects and table top product work for Pepsi, Planters Peanuts, Hebrew National Hot Dogs and Miller Beer. Set Dresser, Shop Craftsman and Scenic Painter USA Network "Burn Notice" IMDb
Joe Saitta
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"Latin Grammy Celebra 2006" Univision Network

Univision Latin Grammy Celebra set design musical variety show staged at Bank United Center at University of Miami multilevel curved risers incorporated standard rectangular rental staging,surrounded by the curved pieces which consisted of back-lit Plexiglas steps. Large arches self contained lighting, back lit Plexiglas panels
"Latin Grammy Celebra", a musical variety show, was staged at the Bank United Center at University of Miami. The multilevel curved risers incorporated standard rectangular rental staging, surrounded by the curved pieces which consisted of back lit Plexiglas steps. Large 18' arches also had self contained lighting, with back lit Plexiglas panels.

Millennium Special, Univision Network color presentation renderings
Univision Millennium Special

"A que no te Atreves" Univision Network Game Show
"A que no te Atreves" 1998 Univision game show produced by Cristina Saralegui, starring a very young Sofia Vergara of "Modern Family". Huge Sets with 20' plus flats, all backlit plastics. Vectorworks 10, 3D CAD design and construction drawings with color renderings and animated video presentations of the set and props, which consisted of games and other game show elements.






 

"Psychic 2005"
Hero presentation rendered with lighting effects. Set features a custom mirror ball recessed into an archway from where guests enter. Design includes collapsible audience risers with seating for 100.

Simple shading on an earlier version, rendered to animated gifs for easy presentation.

Construction Drawings Psychic 2005



Construction Drawings Performance Stage 2005
This is a performance stage area with proscenium arch and house curtain panels that open and close, to enable live scene changes.

Special portable riser system allows multiple configurations with reversible section platforms.

This stage riser system provides multiple lighting and effects options
 Plentiful free space under the risers by design, as shown. The area around the step riser is open to allow light and fog to disperse along the step risers, for dramatic effect

This stage riser system provides multiple lighting and effects options with plentiful free space under the risers by design. The area around the step riser is open to allow light and fog to disperse along the riser steps for dramatic effect.


"Primer Impacto" 2005 Univision Network
3D Design, Drafting and Construction Drawings

Univision Network Drafting/Construction Drawings "El Grito" 2003 Los Angeles


"Ver Para Creer" Univision Network 2004
3d design renderings with construction drawings



"Ver Para Creer", a weekly news highlight show, included foreground piece which was a bank of CRT Monitors, arranged in a half sphere configuration, that rotated back and forth, with a cut out sign mounted over the monitors. The entire set had to break down into rolling carts, then to 15' truck for storage at warehouse.

 

 



Drafting and Construction Drawings Galavision "Desafio Sabor" Miami 2007


Univision Network News 2005

"Ultima Hora" 3d renderings


Satellite room 3d rendering


News logo and room map wall with neon


2003
"El Gordo y La Flaca Show"

All natural solid wood and plywood, used in a modern design motif. The client owns many nice pieces of art that he needed to display for this set. We created an inexpensive and practical solution.

The set design included floor plan, elevation and construction drawings, with color renderings..


Nightly Business Report, Set and Graphics Design PBS Network

Note the use of frosted and textured glass
in the kitchen wall cabinets. This really enhances the effect of recessed lights. The counter tops are plastic laminate on plywood with solid maple edge.

Despierta AmericaUnivision "Despierta America"
Seen every morning in the U.S. and over 20 countries. I created a full 3d model, floor plan, elevations, and detailed construction drawings. I also supervised the installation and decoration of this set. This set shares a studio with three other shows, so it all strikes with built in rolling platforms and jacks.

The set design included floor plan, elevation and construction drawings, with 3d model renderings.


Univision "Aqui Ahora"
This set shares a studio with five other shows, so it all strikes with built in rolling platforms and jacks.
Photos , Aqui Ahora.
Design included floor plan elevation and construction drawings with color renderings and 3-d flyover animated presentations.




3-D rendering of riser designs with self contained soft light

 


 



These are ideas for risers and anchor desks that have built in soft uplight for talent helps kill chin shadows.

 

 

 

 

 



"Stadium Style" lighting trees
This is an idea for a sports show with "stadium style" built in lighting trees that are practical as well as aesthetically pleasing.

These are ideas for wall sconce lights
that have built in soft up light and down light.

 

 

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