Thanks to all for a Great SOC Family Picnic!

The SOC rekindled one of its longest traditions this August with a Family Picnic in Burbank's Brace Canyon Park. Attendees enjoyed some BBQ while relaxing in the shade, catching up with old friends, meeting new ones, and learning about Zeiss's CP.3 and CP.3 XD lenses....

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2017 Emmy Camera Operator Nominees

Outstanding Camerawork, for a Series: The Big Bang Theory - The Locomotion Reverberation John Pierre Dechene Richard G. Price, SOC James L. Hitchcock, SOC Brian Wayne Armstrong Nick Gomez Dancing with The Stars - Episode 2311A Brian Reason Ron Lehman Nathanial Havholm...

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Academy of Art University Student Members News

SOC Cinematography Students from the Academy of Art University spent the day at the SOC office with Michael Frediani and Garrett Brown. Each June, SOC member Hugh Litfin, who is also a Board member, coordinates an “Events” week that starts on the Tuesday of, and ends...

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In Memoriam July 2017

We want to celebrate the life of Gary Armstrong (pictured on right), Retired Associate Member and Assistant Camera Lifetime Achievement Award Winner in 1999. We thank him for his contributions to the production community and his dedication to the Society. Our best...

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The SOC at NAB

Last month, the SOC was in Las Vegas for the annual NAB Show—the world’s largest gathering of professionals in the entertainment industry. Throughout the show, the SOC worked to educate NAB’s attendees about the SOC’s mission and programs, expand Camera Operator’s...

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Chapman/Leonard Showcase LA 2017

From Left to Right: Peter Rosenfeld, SOC, Bonnie Blake, SOC, Paul Babin, SOC (LAA recipient), Moderator Dave Frederick, SOC, Brad Rea, Dolly/Crane Grip (LAA recipient), John Mang, Dolly/Crane Grip, Gerrit Garretson, Dolly/Crane Grip Held on Sunday May 8, 2017, the...

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In Memoriam May 2017

We want to celebrate the life of Past President and Founding SOC Member, Bob Marta, SOC. We thank him for his contributions to the production community and his dedication to the Society. Our best wishes go out to his friends and family. Bob Marta, SOC Charter Member...

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2017 NAB Tech Tour

The SOC will be hosting a Tech Tour Tuesday April 25, 9:30 am – 1:30 pm Las Vegas Convention Center – Central Hall Entrance Join the SOC as it hosts a Tech Tour – led by Technical Standards Chair, Eric Fletcher, SOC and other attending Members, experience a curated...

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Welcome to the new SOC Members:

David Drzewiecki, SOC
Ezra Epwell, SOC
Eric Gerber, SOC
David Heide, SOC
Brandon Hickman, SOC
Mark LaBonge, SOC
Mikael Levin, SOC
Benjamin Lowell, SOC
Nathan Maulorico, SOC
Ethan Mills, SOC
William Mitchell, SOC
Peter Munson, Jr., SOC
Keith Murphy, SOC
Casey Norton, SOC
David Plakos, SOC
John Romeo, SOC
James Sainthill, SOC
Dave Selle, SOC

John Bailie
Blaine Baker
Craig Bauer
Calvin Callaway
David Carroll
Edward Endres
Shelly Gurzi
Mark Jacobs
Robert Kraetsch
Joshua Mayes
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SOC members join Canon Burbank
Open House featuring the EOS C700 FF
May 15, 2018 7pm - 10pm

Canon Burbank
3400 West Olive Ave
Suite 250
Burbank, CA 91505
Registration link:

Join us for an exclusive evening at Canon Burbank for an intimate look at Canon’s brand new EOS C700 FF.

The evening will delve into the features and functionality of Canon’s newest flagship camera; close up and hands on. Get a jump start and become familiar with the features and functionality of the camera system before finding it in your next prep! The EOS C700 FF debut film “Dishful Of Dollars” shot by award winning cinematographer Nancy Schreiber, ASC will be screened throughout the evening in the state of the art 4K screening room for critical image evaluation. Adult beverages and wonderful finger food will be provided.
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