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 […]

SOC’s February Happy Hour

The SOC’s virtual Happy Hours are informal gatherings for SOC membership and are open to the community. Contributors to the Winter 2022 Camera Operator Magazine will host: Deborah Brozina, Associate; Gilles Corbeil, SOC; Mitch Dubin, SOC; Dan Kavanaugh, SOC; John “Buzz” Moyer, SOC; Peter Rosenfeld, SOC. The Happy Hour will be moderated by Super Host Dan Turrett, SOC.

SOC at NAB Show

Las Vegas Convention Center 3150 S Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV

Sunday, April 24, 1:55pm–2:55pmTheater N255–N257 Join the Society of Camera Operators for this in-depth discussion on the creative decisions made during the production of Nightmare Alley. Nightmare Alley, with four Academy Award nominations, brings the viewer into Guillermo del Toro's surreal world through the immersion of his visual storytelling. Camera Operator Gilles Corbeil, SOC, and 1st Assistant […]

Long Lens Workshop: Date Change!

PRG Los Angeles 8201 Woodley Ave A, Van Nuys, CA

DATE CHANGE! Location: PRG Los Angeles The Society of Camera Operators invites its members to a LONG LENS WORKSHOP for cinema operators to learn broadcast and broadcast operators to learn cinema. Presented by FUJINON & PRG and led by legendary camera operator Hector Ramirez and cinematographer Dylan Sanford (Super Bowl Halftime Show). Free and exclusively […]