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SOC Lifetime Acheivement Awards

Saturday, February 11, 2017
Loews Hollywood Hotel, Hollywood

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SOC Holiday Parties

In celebration of the holidays and our SOC Community, we are excited to invite Members and their guests to our three regional holiday parties!

December 3: Los Angeles
December 10: New York City
December 11: Atlanta

HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 08: Atmosphere at the 2015 Society Of Camera Operators Lifetime Achievement Awards held at Paramount Studios on February 8, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images)

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!


SOC’S Lifetime Achievement Awards

Save the Date, Saturday February 11, 2017
The Society of Camera Operators is proud to present our annual Lifetime Achievement Awards. Preparations are on the way for the 2017 ceremony and the Awards Committee has decided to change the format and update the overall experience of the evening.  Read more and purchase your seats now!


Lifetime Achievement Awards Quick Facts

When: February 11, 2017, starting at 5:00pm
Where: Loews Hollywood Hotel
A black tie event including a Red Carpet, hosted Cocktail Party, 3-Course Dinner during the Awards Show and an After Party

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Conversation with Mitch Dubin, SOC, Dave Thompson, SOC, and Steve Fracol, SOC, presenters from Storytelling Through the Lens discuss what is the job of the Camera Operator.

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