In Memoriam March 2017

We want to celebrate the lives of three of our Members who we have recently lost. We thank them for their contributions to the production community and the SOC. Our best wishes go out to their friends and families.   Bill Swearingen, SOC Charter Member July 24,...

Get Shorty – A Camera Perspective

Remaking a well-remembered feature film into a cable television series can be a daunting challenge. Writer/Executive Producer Davey Holmes is doing just that and meeting the challenge head on with a talented team of collaborators on the Epix Channel presentation of...

SOC Instagram Page Tops 9,200 Followers

And More to Go… A huge thank you to one of our own Active members, Ian S. Takahashi, SOC, for taking the helm of the Societies’ Instagram account and hosting page “take overs” from members such as: Stephen Campanelli, SOC, Dave Thompson, SOC, Mitch Dubin, SOC,...

Remembering Haskell Wexler, ASC

By Michael Frediani, SOC The titans of our industry gained another member in the heavens above. On December 27, 2015, Haskell passed away in his sleep. I had the pleasure of knowing him since 2004 when I joined forces with Haskell and others in working towards a...

A Remembrance of Phil Radin

Recently, we lost a dear friend of the SOC and a generous heart to our community, Mr. Phil Radin.  With his  passing, we honor his leadership and contribution to our industry. In 2012, Michael Frediani,SOC,  then President selected Mr. Radin to be the recipient for...

SOC travels to the NAB Show April 18 – 19

The SOC will travel to the NAB Show in Las Vegas April 18 & 19 and will host two panels,” How Did Ya Get That Shot?” and  “Visual Storytelling and the Role of the Camera Operator.”  Monday night April 18th the SOC will also be hosting an...