Winter Issue

Hacksaw Ridge, Hidden Figures, Live by Night


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Fall Issue

Sully, Manchester by the Sea,
Nocturnal Animals,
Technical Achievement Awards


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Mitch Dubin, SOC, ACO & Chris Haarhoff, SOC, ACO Talk Movies with Phil Méheux, BSC, GBCT

This is an opportunity to gain fascinating insights into the craft skills and knowledge that camera operators intuitively share. Director of Photography Phil Méheux, BSC talks to Mitch Dubin and Chris Haarhoff – two incredibly talented camera operators at the top of their game – about their work behind the camera as they blend creativity with technology.

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The SOC Presents: How I Got That Shot Panel Discussion
Meet the amazing camera operators who have gotten the shots that defy description and bend reality. Featuring George Billinger, SOC, Mitch Dubin, SOC, Eric Fletcher, SOC, David Sammons, SOC and Henry Tirl, SOC. Moderated by Derek Settler.
Monday April 24,  5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
South Hall Theater, Room S230
All NAB Attendees Welcome

The SOC will be hosting a: Tech Tour
Tuesday April 25, 9:30 am – 1:20 pm
Las Vegas Convention Center – Central Hall Entrance

Join the SOC as it hosts a Tech Tour – led by Technical Standards Chair, Eric Fletcher, SOC and other attending Members, experience a curated tour of gear and equipment that the SOC feels is impactful for operating! Featuring:  ARRI, Canon, Cartoni, CW Sonderoptic, Freefly Systems, Panasonic, Schneider Optics, SHOTOVER and Teradek. Register Now!


Camera Operator of the Year

Congratulations to this year’s recipients:
Feature Film: Ari Robbins, SOC – La La Land
Television: Andrew Mitchell, SOC – The People v. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story

Camera Operator of the Year Nominees

The Nominees for COY – Film are:
Stephen Campanelli, SOC – Sully
David Emmerichs, SOC – Nocturnal Animals
Mark Goellnicht, SOC – Hacksaw Ridge
Petr Hlinomaz – Manchester By the Sea
Jacques Jouffret, SOC – Deep Water Horizon
Ari Robbins, SOC – La La Land

The Nominees for COY – Television are:
Andrew Mitchell, SOC – The People v. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story
Ben Semanoff, SOC Bruce MacCallum, SOC – The Night Of
Steven Matzinger Greg Smith – Westworld
Bob Gorelick, SOC – Stranger Things
Aaron Medick, SOC – Mr. Robot
Sean Savage, Assoc. BSC & ACO – Game of Thrones

Lifetime Achievement Awards: Photo Gallery

Relive the excitement of this year’s Lifetime Achievement Awards!

Congratulations to all who were honored and nominated this year, and thank you to all who came out to celebrate their accomplishments. We hope to see you next year!

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Lifetime Achievement Awards Honorees

We are proud to announce this year’s Lifetime Achievement Awards Honorees

The Honorees are:
Camera Operator: Garrett Brown, SOC
Mobile Camera Platform Operator: Mike Moad
Camera Technician: Bobby Mancuso
Still Photographer: Phil Caruso
Technical Achievement Award:
Shotover: The Shotover K1 6 Axis Stabilizer
That Cat: The Patented Silent Cat Camera Slider

Congratulations to all of this year’s recipients!

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