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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, 1937 -...

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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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“I have absolutely no idea how a camera works; And I’m pretty sure most Operators can’t tell the difference between a German or Polish accent or can’t sneeze on cue (sneeze). But we are joined at the hip me and the Operators. We make the movies together even though we’re in different worlds and without that collaboration there is nothing. I have been around long enough to know who the person is that works hardest on movie sets. Who on whose shoulders sometimes literally the whole enterprise rests. The person on whose keen eye we rely on..." - #MerylStreep, 2018 SOC Lifetime Achievement Presidents Award Honoree 👏👏👏 #SOCAwards ... See MoreSee Less

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2018 SOC Lifetime Achievement Camera Operator Honoree, P. Scott Sakamoto, SOC, speaks on cinematic storytelling as he accepts his Award. 👏👏👏 #SOCAwards ... See MoreSee Less

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