Michael Kuehbandner has more than 25 years experience in all facets of the entertainment industry working in many diverse areas lighting and video design to production management for live concerts and TV shows, as well as corporate projects and architectural installations. Creative, innovative, ambitious, professional and sometimes radically different are taglines of his work.
Michael Kuehbandner was born 1973 in Regensburg and is living together with his wife and his two kids in Munich.
He has completed his education as a technical drawer in 1994 and has been working after that in the entertainment industry as a
freelancing lighting technician, lighting programmer, lighting designer and lighting director and project manager. Starting with small projects like
fashion and trade shows, he soon went on to large scale international events, touring and TV shows.
His work today includes creative lighting design, direction and programming as well as production management, consulting and technical conception, CAD drawing and planning as well as 3D visualization on a large number of national as well as overseas shows for brands like AUDI, BMW, SONY and SAMSUNG. His work was awarded with a Cannes Lion and his experience helped to set new standards in live sports events. On the touring side of live he worked all over the world as lighting director and programmer on the whole spectrum, from "The Three Tenors" to "Soulfly".
Working together with many different, worldwide well known and successful designers, learning from the different approaches every time again gained him experience and enhanced his view. An always calm and confident manner, his professional and customer driven way of handling things, together with his taste, creativity and his courage to break new grounds are his best known characteristics.