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The Society of Camera Operators (SOC) advances the art, craft, and creative contributions of the camera operator.

The SOC is an internationally recognized professional honorary society. The core activities of the Society are the annual SOC Awards Show, publishing the Society’s magazine Camera Operator, and our charitable commitment to The Vision Center at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.

We serve the SOC membership through our commitment to advancing the role of the camera operator by providing education, supporting the development of technology and production methods.

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Fall Camera Operator

In the Fall Issue, camera operators Chris Moseley and Chris Herr talk about their work on Obi-Wan Kenobi and about bringing a new, more modern look to this story about familiar characters. They talk extensively about Industrial Light & Magic’s StageCraft technology and the LED Volume at its heart, which can conjure up fantastical worlds rendered on set in real time, and the new challenges and opportunities for camera operators that come along with it.

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