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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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Thank you for your support of the SOC and Awards, Panasonic Pro Video USA! Peers, join us in celebrating the craft of Camera Operating at the 2018 Society of Camera Operators Lifetime Achievement Awards, February 3!

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Congratulations to operator Ben Semanoff, SOC (pictured with OZARK director/star Jason Bateman) for his Society of Camera Operators nomination of "Camera Operator of the Year - Television" for his wor...

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Upcoming Events

Jan
21
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all-day BABY DRIVER SCREENINGS (2) 3 p.m... @ Arenas Screening Room - Los Angeles
BABY DRIVER SCREENINGS (2) 3 p.m... @ Arenas Screening Room - Los Angeles
Jan 21 all-day
BABY DRIVER SCREENINGS (2) 3 p.m. & 5:30 p.m. - @ Arenas Screening Room - Los Angeles | Los Angeles | California | United States
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Jan
23
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6:00 pm B&H PHOTO teams up with Panasoni... @ SVA Theatre
B&H PHOTO teams up with Panasoni... @ SVA Theatre
Jan 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
B&H PHOTO teams up with Panasonic Cinema for a hands-on presentation by William Wages, ASC @ SVA Theatre | New York | New York | United States
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3
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all-day Lifetime Achievement Awards
Lifetime Achievement Awards
Feb 3 all-day
Lifetime Achievement Awards
You are cordially invited to to celebrate the craft of camera operating and the accomplishments of your Industry peers at the SOC Lifetime Achievement Awards, to be