SOC Lifetime Acheivement Awards

Saturday, February 11, 2017
Loews Hollywood Hotel, Hollywood

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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 Lifetime Achievement Awards are given in recognition of outstanding achievement by a crafts person within the field of film and video production, who has at least twenty years experience.

The Honorees are:
Camera Operator: Garrett Brown
Mobile Camera Platform Operator: Mike Moad
Camera Technician: Bobby Mancuso
Still Photographer: Phil Caruso

Congratulations to all of this year’s recipients!


Technical Achievement Awards Demo Day

Come join us for Demo Day on Saturday November 12!
Each technology up for this year’s Technical Achievement Award will be presented by the manufactures to the blue ribbon panel of SOC judges. After the presentation to the judges, the companies have been invited to demonstrate their gear to SOC members. Industry guests are welcome; no registration necessary.

Learn more and see the scheduled Demonstrations

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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!


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