SOC Announces Lifetime Achievement Honorees, Technologies Demo Day

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Mon, 10/31/2016 - 15:18 -- Nick Dager

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:

The SOC Lifetime Achievement AwardCamera 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 

DJI, Osmo 

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