Lifetime Achievement Awards

Saturday, January 18, 2020
at the Loews Hollywood Hotel

Lifetime Technical Achievement Awards

Submissions open now until September 16th

Lifetime Achievement Awards – Seats & Tables Sales Open

Sales are now open for Seats & Tables for the SOC Lifetime Achievement Awards. You can find the purchase link using the button below.

Lifetime Achievement Awards Timeline

July 23rd – Tech Awards Submissions open

August 12th – Seats & Tables Sales Open

September 9th – Camera Operator of the Year Submissions open
September 16th – Technical Achievement Award submissions close
September 25th – Lifetime Nominees Voting Opens

October 7th – Lifetime Honorees Voting closes (11pm PST)
October 14th – Lifetime Honorees Announced
October 26th – Demo Day

November 1st – Announce Lifetime Technical Award recipient

December 6th (Midnight PST) – Camera Operator of the Year TV & Film online submission close
December 17th – Camera Operator of the Year Film and Television – Nominees announced
December 18th – Camera Operator of the Year Voting begins

January 8th – Camera Operator of the Year Voting ends (11pm PST)
January 17th – VIP Party
January 18th – Lifetime Achievement Awards

Lifetime Technical Achievement Award Timeline

Lifetime Technical Achievement Award submission open – July 23rd

Lifetime Technical Achievement Award Submission close – September 16th

Lifetime Technical Achievement Award information due for Fall Camera Operator Magazine – September 20th

Lifetime Technical Achievement Award – Demo Day – October 26th

Lifetime Technical Achievement Award Recipient announced – November 1st

Watch the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Awards

Part 1

Opening Remarks, George Billinger, SOC
Mobile Camera Platform Operator Award, John Mang

Part 2

Technical Achievement Awards:
CineMoves, MATRIX 4 Axis Stabilized Gimbal
Lifetime Achievement Award: Still Photographer
Peter Iovino

Part 3

SOC and CHLA Vision Center
Alicia Robins, Dr. Thomas Lee
Lifetime Achievement Award: Camera Technician
Jimmy Jensen

Part 4

Governors Award, Jane Fonda
Lifetime Achievement Award: Camera Operator, Live & Non-Scripted 
Hector Ramirez

Part 5

Camera Operator of the Year: Television, Chris Haarhoff & Steven Matzinger, Westworld
Camera Operator of the Year: Film, P. Scott Sakamoto, A Star is Born

Part 6

President’s Award, Harrison Ford
Lifetime Achievement Award: Camera Operator, Dave Emmerichs

Congratulations to all of the Honorees, Nominees and Recipients at the Lifetime Achievement Awards

A thank you to all who attended, and sponsored.  

Camera Operator of the Year – Television
Chris Haarhoff, SOC & Steven Matzinger, SOC – Westworld

Camera Operator of the Year – Film
P. Scott Sakamoto, SOC – A Star Is Born

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Photos by Albert Ortega

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