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.

The SOC at Cine Gear 2017

Swing past the SOC Booth, #60A
Friday June 2, 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Saturday June 3, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

And don’t miss the SOC Panel:
Friday June 2
4:00pm – 5:00pm
In Screening Room 5

The Operators of Westworld
Join the 2017 SOC Camera Operator of the Year Television nominee from Westworld as he illustrates the creative process crafting the visuals for this HBO hit.  Clips from the series will act as a platform for the discussion of how a specific look and feel was achieved, while still capturing the subtleties of the actor’s performance.

Moderated by Kate McCallum, Managing Editor of Camera Operator Magazine

Get your Complimentary Exhibit Pass through May 27, 2017, 12:00 Midnight PDT


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!

View the entire gallery now at

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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