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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Technical Achievement Award Submissions Now Open

For consideration to be among the elite technologies that have been honored with a Technical Achievement Award at the SOC Lifetime Achievement Awards, submit your technology now!

Save the Date and Watch the 2017 Awards

Mark your calendars for the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Awards on February 3, 2018 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel.

Be sure to relive the excitement of the 2017 Awards Show by viewing the videos from the Event. Links to all videos can be found at

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

General Breakfast Meeting

July 16, 2017, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Chapman/Leonard, 12950 Raymer St, North Hollywood, CA 91605

As an SOC Member in good standing, come join us on Sunday, October 23 for our General Breakfast Meeting. Mingle and catch up with your fellow SOC Members while enjoying a fully catered, hot breakfast, followed by announcements and updates presented by the Board of Governors and a special presentation by Corporate Sponsor, Chapman/Leonard.

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Leonard Chapman will be presenting the all NEW Miniscope Slider. Within twenty minutes the Miniscope Telescopic Jib Arm can be converted into a dynamic slider allowing for versatile function and a quick new setup.

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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