Production Team

Richard McColman photoRichard McColman
Show Producer

Richard McColman has worked at the Morehead Center as a producer/editor since 1992. He plans audio and video for planetarium shows and also presents shows. Richard has nearly 20 years of experiencing working in planetariums. He holds a bachelor’s degree in media arts from the University of South Carolina.

Desmond Mullen photoDesmond Mullen
Production Designer

Desmond Mullen arrived at the Morehead Center in 2000 after working in California for WebTV Networks, Rocket Science Games, and special effect powerhouse Industrial Light + Magic. Desmond has also worked as a sound designer in the New York theatre. He studied electronic music at the University of South Florida.

Steve Nichol photoSteve Nichol
Chief Technician

Steve Nichol came to the Morehead Center in 1985 and has been chief technician since 1991. He has seen the planetarium’s technical capabilities expand from a few slide projectors to a full range of advanced audio and video capabilities. Steve holds an associate degree in electrical engineering technology.

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