Paul Collison

Paul Collison of the Sydney-based design firm eleven DESIGN is one of Australia’s leading visual designers. With more than twenty years of local and international experience, he has an impressive list of skills that include large-scale lighting design, motion graphic design and production design. Paul brings a keen eye for visual enhancement to every project. Since setting up eleven DESIGN in 2006, he’s been responsible for the design of all motion graphic content on TV shows such as ‘The X Factor Australia’, ‘The Voice Australia’, ‘Young Talent Time’ and many other variety TV events.

Paul’s credits also include being lighting and motion graphic designer for the Australia Day Celebrations, Darling Harbour, 2012; lighting designer for the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Heads Of Government Meeting (CHOGM), Perth, 2011; festival lighting designer for VIVID at the Sydney Opera House, 2011/12; associate lighting designer for the Commonwealth Games ceremonies, Melbourne, 2006; associate lighting designer for the ARIA Awards, 2002 to 2008; and lighting designer for the CMAA Awards, 2008 to 2011.

His international credits include lighting designer for the 2011 Rugby World Cup opening ceremony in Auckland; lighting project manager for the opening ceremony of the 2010 Shanghai World Expo; broadcast lighting consultant for the 2008 Beijing Olympics ceremonies; consulting lighting designer for the 2009 Chinese National Games ceremonies; lighting designer for the Singapore National Parade 2007/08 and for the 18th Gulf Cup opening ceremony, Abu Dhabi, 2007; and consulting lighting designer for the South East Asian Games, Palembang, Indonesia, 2011.