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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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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,...

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2017 Vision Center Video

Photo courtesy of Matthew Meindl Thank you to the 2017 Vision Center Video Volunteers! We couldn't have done it without you! The society gives you a standing ovation for your contribution to this year's Vision Center Video, premiered at the 2017 SOC Lifetime...

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2017 Lifetime Achievement Awards Recap

The 2017 Lifetime Achievement Awards were a success. Congratulations to all who were honored and nominated this year, and thank you to all who came out to celebrate their accomplishments! If you weren't able to attend or live stream the Awards Show this year, you can...

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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...

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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, Steve...

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A big thank you to Rob McLachlan and our own Steve Matzinger for participating on the Westworld panel at Cinegear, moderated by Kate McCallum. They packed the house with a standing room only. Bravo! ...

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A big thank you to Rob McLachlan and our own Steve Matzinger for participating on the Westworld panel at Cinegear, moderated by Kate McCallum. They packed the house with a standing room only. Bravo! #Westworld,#CameraOperators,#HollywoodProduction,#Cinematographers ... See MoreSee Less

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