May SOC Happy Hour

Online

Join the SOC for this informal Zoom gathering on the first Saturday of the month from 4:30–6:00pm PST, to meet and greet with fellow members. This gathering is informal and freeform with a SOC host. Jump on at any time during the “happy hour”, with a drink in hand, and connect with your fellow operators.

Band Pro Canon FF S35 Workshop

Online

Join the free Canon Cinema EOS Full Frame / S35 Workshop. Band Pro's CTO, Randy Wedick, will be joined by Canon Fellow Michael Bravin and Canon Senior Trainer Charles Zablan to answer your questions in this interactive live Q&A. The panel will demo Canon's full frame C500 Mark II and S35 C300 Mark III cameras together with a selection of Canon zooms. This virtual event is free to join with your online registration.

June SOC Happy Hour

Online

Join the SOC for this informal Zoom gathering on the first Saturday of the month from 4:30–6:00pm PST, to meet and greet with fellow members. This gathering is informal and freeform with a SOC host. Jump on at any time during the “happy hour,” with a drink in hand, and connect with your fellow operators.

July SOC Happy Hour

Online

Join the SOC for this informal Zoom gathering on the first Saturday of the month from 4:30 to 6:00 pm PST to meet and greet fellow members. This gathering is informal and freeform with a SOC host. Jump on at any time during the “happy hour,” with a drink in hand, and connect with your fellow operators.

SOC Hosts: Richard Davis, SOC, and Eric Fletcher, SOC.

ZEISS Cine Lenses for Super 35, Full Frame, and Beyond

Online

Join the SOC and ZEISS Cine team for this exciting practical workshop on optics. Learn how to maximize your Full Frame and Super 35 ZEISS lens on any camera system regardless of the sensor size. We’ll be analyzing lens coverage, crop factor, lens equivalency, magnification, and much more!

August SOC Happy Hour

Join the SOC for this Zoom gathering on the first Saturday of the month from 4:30–6:00 pm PST to meet and greet fellow members. This gathering is informal and freeform with a SOC host. Jump on at any time during the “happy hour,” with a drink in hand, and connect with your fellow operators.

SOC hosts: Alfeo Dixon, SOC; Pauline Edwards, SOC; Nikk Hearn-Sutton, SOC; & Ian Takahashi, SOC

Cine Gear Los Angeles

Los Angeles Convention Center 1201 S Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA

Over 300 exhibits, new product and service introductions, 30+ complimentary seminars led by industry leaders, master classes, film competition, awards ceremony, special screenings in state of the art theatres and ample opportunity to network with peers within a studio environment.

Online

Join the SOC for this informal Zoom gathering on the first Saturday of the month from 4:30 to 6:00 pm PST to meet and greet fellow members. This gathering is informal and freeform with a SOC host. Jump on at any time during the “happy hour,” with a drink in hand, and connect with your fellow operators. SOC Hosts: Daniel Turrett, SOC & Brian Osmond, SOC

November Happy Hour

Online

The Society of Camera Operators is proud to announce a new format for the virtual Happy Hours, kicking off on Saturday, November 6 from 4:30pm to 6:00pm PT.

After more than a year of monthly hosted Happy Hours, the decision has been made to change the format to a quarterly virtual event with the contributors of Camera Operator Magazine as hosts. The Happy Hour will be hosted after the seasonal magazine is distributed. Hosted by: Grant Adams, SOC; Dave Thompson, SOC; Rachael Levine, SOC; and the SOC Happy Hour Superhost, Ian Takahashi, SOC

Navigating On-Set Challenges & Safety Concerns

Online

Navigating On-Set Challenges & Safety Concerns Sunday, November 21 at 1 pm PT This will be an open, collaborative, and solution-oriented discussion presented in a panel format with questions from attendees.  Topics will include: The role of the camera operator  How to communicate, address, and resolve on-set challenges   Best practices in communicating issues  Ways to […]