Technical Acheivement Awards

Society of Camera Operators’ Technical Achievement Award
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2016 Nominees and Honorees

SOC Camera Operator Lifetime Achievement Award

Stephen Campanelli, SOC

SOC Camera Operator of the Year - Feature Film

2016 Recipient:
P. Scott Sakamoto, SOC – The Revenant
2016 Nominees:
Colin Anderson
, SOC – Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Mitch Dubin, SOC – Bridge of Spies
Ian Fox, SOC – Jurassic World
Geoff Haley, SOC – Steve Jobs

SOC Camera Operator of the Year - Television

2016 Recipient:
Steve Fracol
, SOC – ScandalWatch on Vimeo
2016 Nominees:
Andrei Austin, SOC, associate BSC, ACO – OutlanderWatch on Vimeo
Mark Karavite, SOC – Mozart in the JungleWatch on Vimeo
Bud Kremp, SOC – The Last ShipWatch on Vimeo
Geoff Shotz  – SOC – Vampire Diaries – Watch on Vimeo

SOC Mobile Camera Platform Operator Lifetime Achievement Award

 Jack Glenn

President's Award

Bruce Doering, National Executive Director (Retired), International Cinematographers Guild

Distinguished Service Award

Steven Manios, Sr., Former Owner & President of Century Precision Optics

SOC Technical Achievement Award

Cartoni’s Lambda Head

SOC Camera Technician Lifetime Achievement Award

Gregory Irwin

SOC Still Photographer Lifetime Achievement Award

Murray Close

SOC Governors Lifetime Achievement Award

Gary Lucchesi, President of Lakeshore Entertainment & Co – President of the Producers Guild of America


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Watch highlights from the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Awards