Society of Camera Operators
2024 Lifetime Achievement Awards

February 24, 2024 | Directors Guild of America
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Recipients of the 2024 Lifetime Achievement Awards

Larry McConkey, SOC Camera Operator Lifetime Achievement Award
Dave Hilmer Camera Operator – Broadcast & Live Lifetime Achievement Award
Mande Whitaker, SOC Camera Operator – Unscripted Lifetime Achievement Award
Patrick McArdle Camera Technician Lifetime Achievement Award
Rick Marroquin Mobile Camera Platform Operator Lifetime Achievement Award
Claudette Barius Still Photographer Lifetime Achievement Award

2024 CAMERA OPERATORS OF THE YEAR

NOMINEES for FEATURE FILMS:
Mick Froehlich, SOCLeave the World Behind
Geoffrey Haley, SOCChevalier
Ari IsslerBoston Strangler, with Nick Müller, SOC, “B” Camera / Steadicam Operator
Andrew ‘AJ’ Johnson, SOCCarmen
Juanjo Sánchez, SOC Society of the Snow, with Manuel Branáa, SOC, Operator de Cámara B

Winners 2024: Juanjo Sánchez, SOC and Manuel Branáa, SOC, Society of the Snow

NOMINEES for TELEVISION:

Dominic Bartolone, SOCWinning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty, S2E6 “Beat L.A.with Jessica Cannon, “B” Camera Operator, Justin Cameron, SOC, “C” Camera Operator, and John Lyke, Rollerblade Camera Operator
Neal Bryant, SOC The Last of Us, S1E3 “Long, Long Timewith Carey Toner, Camera Operator
Don Devine, SOCBarry S4E2 “Bestest Place on Earth”, with Neal Bryant, SOC, “B” Camera / Steadicam Operator
Mitch Dubin, SOCFargo S5E1 “The Tragedy of the Commons”, with Francois Archambault, SOC “B” Camera Operator
Gary MaloufThe Bear S2E10 “The Bear”, with Chris Dame, “B” Camera Operator

Winners 2024: Neal Bryant, SOC and Carey Toner, The Last of Us

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