Jeff Calderon

Jeff Calderon

Birthplace: Newton, New Jersey

Jeff Calderon began his career in television in the mid-1980s working with Academy Lighting Consultants and later moving up to Vice President. Jeff has worked as a Lighting Designer/Lighting Director on every type of show imaginable from Soul Train to The Governor's Inauguration to Divorce Court and America's Funniest Home Videos. He works closely with Academy's other talented roster of Designers who each boast a wide range of experience in the business.

Jeff Calderon began his career in television in the mid-1980s working with Academy Lighting Consultants and later moving up to Vice President. Jeff has worked as a Lighting Designer/Lighting Director on every type of show imaginable from Soul Train to The Governor's Inauguration to Divorce Court and America's Funniest Home Videos. He works closely with Academy's other talented roster of Designers who each boast a wide range of experience in the business. Calderon has received four Daytime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Achievement in Lighting Direction, an NAACP nomination, and a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Lighting Direction.

Calderon was born in Newton, New Jersey and graduated Cum Laude as a theatre major from Brandeis University in 1980.  While at Brandeis he designed the lighting for two original musicals which won nationally in the American College Theater Festival and were showcased at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C.

Jeff resides in Burbank, California with his wife, Loida.

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2019 Music Nominee Reception
2019 Daytime Programming Peer Group Celebration
2019 Cinematography/Lighting, Camera, and Technical Arts Nominee Reception
2019 Special Visual Effects Nominee Reception
2018 Art Directors and Set Decorators Nominee Reception
2018 Cinematography/Lighting, Camera, and Technical Arts Nominee Reception
2018 Cinematography/Lighting, Camera, and Technical Arts Nominee Reception
2018 Cinematography/Lighting, Camera, and Technical Arts Nominee Reception
2018 Cinematography/Lighting, Camera, and Technical Arts Nominee Reception
2018 Cinematography/Lighting, Camera, and Technical Arts Nominee Reception
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2019 Music Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Los Angeles Area Vice Chair Mitch Wadlow, Television Academy Secretary Sharon Lieblein, CSA, and Television Academy Governor Jeff Calderon at the 2019 Music Nominee Reception on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at the Television Academy in North Hollywood, California.

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2019 Daytime Programming Peer Group Celebration
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Kate Linder and Television Academy Governors Patrika Darbo and Jeff Calderon at the 2019 Daytime Programming Peer Group Celebration, at the Television Academy on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 in North Hollywood, California.

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2019 Cinematography/Lighting, Camera, and Technical Arts Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Governors David Plakos and Jeff Calderon at the 2019 Cinematography/Lighting, Camera, and Technical Arts Nominee Reception at the Television Academy on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 in North Hollywood, California.

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2019 Special Visual Effects Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Governors Bob Bronow and Jeff Calderon at the 2019 Special Visual Effects Nominee Reception at the Saban Media Center on Monday, August 26, 2019 in North Hollywood, California.

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2018 Art Directors and Set Decorators Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Governors Scott Boyd, Jeff Calderon, Steven Spignese, and Susan Nessenbaum-Goldberg at the 2018 Art Directors and Set Decorators Nominee Reception at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center on Thursday, August 30, 2018 in North Hollywood, California.

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Television Academy Governor Jeff Calderon and Paul Allen at the 2018 Cinematography/Lighting, Camera, and Technical Arts Nominee Reception on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at the Television Academy’s Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

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Television Academy Governors John O’Brien and Jeff Calderon, Bettina Levesque, Charles Ciup, Jeff Wheat, and Helena Jackson at the 2018 Cinematography/Lighting, Camera, and Technical Arts Nominee Reception on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at the Television Academy’s Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

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Television Academy Governors John O’Brien and Jeff Calderon, Guido Frenzel, and Scott Kaye at the 2018 Cinematography/Lighting, Camera, and Technical Arts Nominee Reception on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at the Television Academy’s Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

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Television Academy Governors John O’Brien and Jeff Calderon, Mike Jarocki, James Velarde, and Mark McIntire at the 2018 Cinematography/Lighting, Camera, and Technical Arts Nominee Reception on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at the Television Academy’s Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

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Television Academy Governors John O’Brien and Jeff Calderon, Noah Mitz, and Matthew Benson at the 2018 Cinematography/Lighting, Camera, and Technical Arts Nominee Reception on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at the Television Academy’s Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

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