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There are Academy Awards, Emmys, and Tonys given out for lighting design (although it may not be televised in each of those instances), which means that you could certainly achieve some degree of fame doing what you do. If you're a lighting designer for a hit Broadway musical that starts winning a slew of technical awards, you might even be (drum roll) on television! If you ever want to see an actor silently fume with agonizing jealousy, just show him the Tony you won for lighting design. Make sure you wipe off the drool before placing it back on your mantelpiece.