Society of Camera Operators (SOC) Announces Camera Operator of the Year Awards & Creative Vision Celebration

The Society of Camera Operators is pleased to announce the Camera Operator of the Year Awards & Creative Vision Celebration is going virtual! On Sunday, April 11, 5:00 – 6:30 pm PST, the Society will bring together the community to celebrate the industry’s triumphs, masterful storytelling, and stand out creativity. Nominees for the Camera Operator of the Year Film & Television categories will be awarded live.

This is an opportunity for the SOC to acknowledge and honor our fellow operators and their remarkable work.  It is even more critical for the SOC to do so during these adversely challenging times.” George Billinger, SOC President & Awards Co-Chair.

The hour and a half virtual celebration will showcase segments honoring camera operators and crew from over the past year, as well as, shine light on the work that the SOC continues to do in their partnership with The Vision Center, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. The evening is anticipated to also include some lighthearted moments of challenges experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic from camera operators and crew.

“The Society has a role in highlighting the contribution of camera operators. The Awards and Celebration will certainly do that, including a spirited celebration with a virtual twist.”  Geoff Haley, SOC Awards Co-Chair.

Camera Operator of the Year timeline:

  • February 15: Camera Operator of the Year Film & Television submissions open
  • March 10: Camera Operator of the Year Film & Television submissions close
  • March 24: Camera Operator of the Year Nominees announced
  • March 31: Camera Operator of the Year Voting opens for Active membership
  • April 9: Camera Operator of the Year voting closes
  • April 11: Camera Operator of the Year Recipients announced live virtually

April 11, 5–6:30pm PST, Online

Join the Society of Camera Operators in honoring the Camera Operator of the Year for Film & Television.  Hosted by the Awards Committee, bringing together our community to celebrate our industry’s triumphs, masterful storytelling, and stand out creativity. 

 

Upcoming Events

Camera Operator and Editor Roundtable

March 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT
Join this esteemed panel discuss camera operating from an editorial perspective. Panel discussion, c...

April SOC Happy Hour

April 3 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm PDT
Join the SOC for this informal Zoom gathering on the first Saturday of the month from 4:30–6:00pm ...

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SOC Membership Resources and Portal Launched

The Educational Committee has been busy over the last few months providing online sessions over sixty hours currently. We saw the need to set up a membership portal for current members of all categories to access this material. We are proud to announce that the membership portal is launched.

Each member is responsible to set up their own username and password If you are a current member, you received an email with the account set up information. For further assistance, please email SOCOffice@SOC.org.

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Upcoming Events

Camera Operator and Editor Roundtable

March 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT
Online

Join this esteemed panel discuss camera operating from an editorial perspective. Panel discussion, c...

Find out more »

April SOC Happy Hour

April 3 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm PDT
Online

Join the SOC for this informal Zoom gathering on the first Saturday of the month from 4:30–6:00pm ...

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