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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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The SOC has a BIG week planned. Sessions are open to all members and the community. Space is limited, first come first served.

Wednesday, May 27th 11am PT - SOC's Inspirational Roundtable with Stephen Campanelli and Sean Savage. Register: events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07eh2csavm6b914634&oseq=&c=&ch=


Thursday, May 28th 11am PT - SOC’s Series

Making the Transition to Narrative with Stephen Coleman, Sarah Levy & Gretchen Warthen . Register: events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07eh3ljx3xc335214f&oseq=&c=&ch=

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2020 SOC Camera Operator of the Year - Television nominee, Chris Cuevas, SOC, is not only an operator but a dedicated fan of the comic series, Watchmen. In this interview, he reveals not only commentary on his role as an operator but also his passion for the story world and how that affected his experience. Read the story here: issuu.com/cameraoperators/docs/co-spring-2020/32

Photo credit: Chris Cuevas, Steadicam/A Camera Operator, photo by Mark Hill / HBO

Special thanks to Leitz Cine for making this issue possible!
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Something to put on your steadicam best? Camera Bag? Head?

SOC Velcro Patches!

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Camera Operator magazine spoke to 2020 SOC Camera Operator of the Year - Television nominee, Jeff Muhlstock, SOC about what it was like to work with the Academy Award-winning actor, Rami Malek on the dramatic thriller series Mr. Robot and what it takes to create the series' unique visual style. Read the story here: issuu.com/cameraoperators/docs/co-spring-2020/24

Special thanks to Blackmagic Design for making this issue possible.

Photo: MR. ROBOT, Episode 412, (L–R) Christian Slater, Jeff Muhlstock, and Rami Malek. Photo by Elizabeth Fisher / USA Network
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Upcoming Events

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Inspirational Roundtable – Steph... @ Online
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11:00 am Inspirational Roundtable – David... @ Online
Inspirational Roundtable – David... @ Online
Jun 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
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10
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11:00 am Inspirational Roundtable – Larry... @ Online
Inspirational Roundtable – Larry... @ Online
Jun 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
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17
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11:00 am Inspirational Roundtable – John ... @ Online
Inspirational Roundtable – John ... @ Online
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10:00 am June BOG Meeting
June BOG Meeting
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