2019 Lifetime Achievement Awards

Saturday, January 26, 2019
at the Loews Hollywood Hotel

SOC Technical Achievement Awards 2019

Online submission is open from July 13, 2018 until October 12, 2018

2019 Society of Camera Operators Lifetime Achievement Awards timeline:

August 30 – Lifetime Nominees announced and voting opens
September 5 – Sponsorship and Tribute Book reservations open
September 16 –  Lifetime voting closes
September 20 – Lifetime Recipients announced
October 12 – Technology Achievement Award submissions close
November 10 & 11 – Demo Days (technology submissions presented to committee) SOC offices, Burbank, CA
November 15 –   Technology Achievement Award Recipient(s) announced
January 3, 2019 – Camera Operator of the Year Nominees, film & television closes
January 10, 2019 – Camera Operator of the Year, film & television voting opens
January 15, 2019 – Tribute Book closes
January 18, 2019 –  Camera Operator of the Year, film and television voting closes (announced at awards)
January 25, 2019 –  VIP reception, Loews Hollywood Hotel
January 26, 2019 –  Lifetime Achievement Awards, Loews Hollywood Hotel

Lifetime Achievement Award Honorees:

JOHN BAILEY, ASC • Governors Award
MERYL STREEP • Presidents Award
DENNY CLAIRMONT • Distinguished Service Award
P. SCOTT SAKAMOTO, SOC • Camera Operator
JOHN CONNOR • Camera Technician
DAN PERSHING • Mobile Camera Platform Operator
JOJO WHILDEN • Still Photographer
DJI, RONIN II • Technical Achievement Award
ARRI • The SOC Board of Governors Foundation Award for Cinematic Art & Science

2018 Camera Operators of the Year:

BOB GORELICK, SOC – Stranger Things • COY TV recipient
ROBERTO DE ANGELIS, SOC – Baby Driver • COY Film recipient

2018 Camera Operator Nominees:

Roberto De Angeles, SOC · Colin Anderson, SOC · Mitch Dubin, SOC · Gilles Corbeil, SOC · Stephen Campanelli, SOC

Daryl Hartwell, SOC · Gary Jay, SOC, Brian Osmond, SOC · Bob Gorelick, SOC · Ben Semanoff, SOC

Photos by Albert Ortega

View all the 2018 Photo Gallery

Watch the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Awards

Part 1

Opening Remarks, George Billinger, SOC
Mobile Camera Platform Operator Award, Mike Moad

Part 2

Technical Achievement Awards:
SHOTOVER, Brad Hurndell
That Cat, Phil Saad

Part 3

Still Photographer Award, Phillip Caruso

Part 4

Governors Award, Michael Keaton

Part 5

Camera Technician Award, Bobby Mancuso
CHLA Vision Center, Dr. Thomas C. Lee

Part 6

COY TV, Andrew Mitchell, SOC
COY Film, Ari Robbins, SOC

Part 7

Camera Operator Award, Garrett Brown, SOC