The Society of Camera Operators announced the honorees of the Lifetime Achievement Awards, who will be honored at the February 11, 2017 at the Lowes Hollywood Hotel. The Lifetime Achievement Awards are given in recognition of outstanding achievement by a crafts person within the field of film and video production who has at least twenty years’ experience.
The Honorees are:
Camera Operator – Garrett Brown, SOC
Mobile Camera Platform Operator – Mike Moad
Camera Technician – Bobby Mancuso
Still Photographer – Phil Caruso
The Technical Achievement Awards committee has invited the following Technical Achievement Award Nominees to present at the SOC’s Demo Day on November 12 at the Society’s offices in Burbank, California:
Brother International Corporation, AiRScouter head-mounted display
Canon USA Inc, Multipupose Ultra-High Sensitivity HD Camera
Clairmont Camera, Image Shaker
DJI, Inspire 1
Fluotec, Lighting / CineLight SoftLIGHT Bicolor DMX LED Panels
Fluotec, Lighting / VegaLux 300 Bicolor Tuneable Studio LED Fresnel
Fujinon, Cabrio Lens
Gyro-Stabilized Systems, Gimbal-Stabilized camera platform
Inotvativ, Scout 37 EVO
ShotOver Camera Systems, Shotover K1 6 axis stabilizer
Spacecam Systems, Maximus 7
That Cat Camera Support, The Patented Silent Cat Camera Slider
The “Original” Slider
Transvideo, Cine Monitor HD X-SBL line of products
The Technical Achievement Award is given to a manufacturer or technology that has demonstrated superior engineering, advancement of camera operation, and substantial facilitation of the craft. After the judging demonstration, the SOC membership has been invited to attend the demo days, offering hands on exposure to the gear and one-on-one time with the manufactures.
For further information about the SOC’s Lifetime Achievement Awards and to purchase your seats SOCAwards.com.