2018 Lifetime Achievement Awards

February 3, 2018
at the Loews Hollywood Hotel

Congratulations to the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients!

Camera Operator Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient
P. Scott Sakamoto, SOC

Camera Technician Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient
John Connor

Mobile Camera Platform Operator Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient
Dan Pershing

Still Photographer Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient
JoJo Whilden

Congratulations to the 2017 Lifetime Achievement

Governors and Distinguished Service Award Recipients!

Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

John Bailey

Distinguished Service
Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

Denny Clairmont


The SOC Board of Governors Foundation  Award For Cinematic Art & Science

 ARRI, Inc

Congratulations to the 2017 Nominees for

Camera Operator of the Year, in Film and Television!

Camera Operator of the Year – Film Nominees
Colin Anderson, SOC- The Phantom Thread
Roberto De Angelis, SOC- Baby Driver
Stephen Campanelli, SOC – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Gilles Corbeil, SOC- The Shape of Water
Mitch Dubin, SOC – The Post

Camera Operator of the Year – Television Nominees
Bob Gorelick, SOC- Stranger Things
Daryl Hartwell – Fargo
Gary Jay, SOC– House of Cards
Brian Osmond– Mindhunter
Ben Semanoff, SOC– Ozark


Lifetime Achievement Awards Timeline

Publications Timeline

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

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