SOCIETY OF CAMERA OPERATORS ANNOUNCES CAMERA OPERATORS OF THE YEAR IN FILM AND TELEVISION
The Society of Camera Operators (SOC) has announced the recipients of Camera Operator of the Year in Film and Television during the 2024 SOC Lifetime Achievement Awards.
The recipients of Camera Operator of the Year in Film are the team of Juanjo Sánchez, SOC, with Manuel Branáa, Operator de Cámara “B”, for Society of the Snow; and the recipients of Camera Operator of the Year in Television are Neal Bryant, SOC with Carey Toner, Camera Operator for The Last of Us, S1E3 “Long, Long Time”. The award recipients were celebrated by industry peers and colleagues at the Directors Guild of America in Hollywood on Saturday, February 24, 2024.
Photos by Gianna Iovino and Ethan M. Sigmon
SOCIETY OF CAMERA OPERATORS ANNOUNCE THE CAMERA OPERATOR OF THE YEAR FILM AND TELEVISION NOMINEES
The prestigious Society of Camera Operators (SOC) is pleased to announce the nominees for the Camera Operator of the Year awards for the Film and Television categories. Honorees will be awarded live and in-person at the Directors Guild of America in Hollywood on Saturday, February 24, 2024 during the annual Society of Camera Operators Lifetime Achievement Awards.
The SOC would like to congratulate this year’s nominees:
Camera Operator of the Year – Film Nominees:
Mick Froehlich, SOC, Leave the World Behind
Geoffrey Haley, SOC, Chevalier
Andrew ‘AJ’ Johnson, SOC, Carmen
Camera Operator of the Year – Television Nominees:
Dominic Bartolone, SOC, Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty, S2E6 “Beat L.A.”, with Jessica Cannon, “B” Camera Operator, Justin Cameron, SOC, “C” Camera Operator, and John Lyke, Rollerblade Camera Operator
Above image: On location – Society of the Snow, Courtesy of Netflix
SOCIETY OF CAMERA OPERATORS, WITH SUPPORT FROM FUJIFILM, TO UNVEIL PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT AT 2024 SOC AWARDS
“DELIVERING THE IMAGE: OPERATORS AND CREW ANSWERING THE CHALLENGE” FEATURES BEHIND-THE-SCENES STILL PHOTOGRAPHS BY PAST LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD HONOREES
The Society of Camera Operators (SOC) is thrilled to announce the premiere of its photography exhibition, Delivering THE Image: Operators and Crew Answering the Challenge. This unique showcase will take center stage at the upcoming SOC Awards Show on February 24, 2024 at the Directors Guild of America, Hollywood, California providing an exclusive opportunity for attendees to personally view and acquire one-of-a-kind works by renowned photographers and past SOC Lifetime Achievement Award Honorees: Phillip V. Caruso, Peter Iovino, Bruce McBroom, and JoJo Whilden.
This groundbreaking exhibition, made possible in part through the generous support of FUJIFILM North America Corporation (Fujifilm), will feature behind-the-scenes photographs capturing the essence of the film industry’s unsung heroes. Concepted and developed in collaboration with Fujifilm, the collection aims to elevate the artistry of still photography and celebrate iconic imagery that defines the world of entertainment. All photographic works shown at the exhibition will be printed on FUJIFILM Fujicolor Crystal Archive Digital Paper Type DPII, designed to yield high image quality digital prints showcasing accurate color reproduction and whites, plus excellent highlight detail.
CAMERA OPERATOR OF THE YEAR NOMINATIONS OPEN
These awards are given to Feature Film and Television full-time Camera Operators who have operated on distinguished projects of considerable quality during the previous year. Anyone in the Film/TV community may nominate a Camera Operator for this award, including but not limited to SOC members, directors, producers, production crew members, studios, and production companies. Camera Operators may also nominate themselves.
SOC ANNOUNCES 2024 LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD HONOREES
The Society of Camera Operators is pleased to announce the recipients of the upcoming Society of Camera Operators Lifetime Achievement Awards. Recipients will be presented and honored during the annual SOC Lifetime Achievement Awards on Saturday, February 24, 2024 at Directors Guild of America, Hollywood, CA.
New for 2024, the SOC has announced the addition of a new award category, “Camera Operator Unscripted,” recognizing outstanding achievements in unscripted filmmaking excellence.
The recipients are:
Top: Camera Operator, Unscripted – Mande Whitaker, SOC. Bottom: Camera Operator – Larry McConkey, SOC.
Society of Camera Operators Lifetime Achievement Awards, Saturday February 25, 2023, on demand video and photo gallery.
Congratulations to all who were honored and nominated this year and thank you to all who attended the celebration. Enjoy the red carpet show, award show, and the photo gallery.
To view the red carpet chats, the awards show chapters
and all awards details log on to SOCAwards.com