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Los Angeles, CA (January 18, 2024) — The prestigious Society of Camera Operators (SOC) is pleased to announce the nominees for the Camera Operator of the Year awards for the Film and Television categories. Honorees will be awarded live and in-person at the Directors Guild of America in Hollywood on Saturday, February 24, 2024 during the annual Society of Camera Operators Lifetime Achievement Awards. 

“We’re excited to celebrate the extraordinary work of these camera operators,” Matthew Moriarty, SOC President shared. “No matter what happened in 2023, the show goes on and excellence must be honored.”

The SOC would like to congratulate this year’s nominees:

Camera Operator of the Year – Film Nominees:

Camera Operator of the Year – Television Nominees:

In recognition of the industry’s ongoing challenges, the SOC has made deliberate modifications to the traditional ceremony, encompassing theater seating and an innovative awards format. Hosted at the Directors Guild of America in Hollywood, the upcoming Lifetime Achievement Awards will serve as a testament to the resilience and creativity of the community. 

The SOC Lifetime Achievement Awards are given in recognition of outstanding achievement by an established person within the field of film and video production. For further information about the SOC and the awards visit SOC.Org.

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SOC Camera Operator of the Year Nominee Don Devine, SOC


The Society of Camera Operators Lifetime Achievement Awards:
The Lifetime Achievement Awards will be on February 24, 2024, honoring the art and craft of camera operating and production crew. Past Awards have featured a red-carpet show, dinner, and a live stream of the Awards ceremony. More details for the upcoming awards will be released soon. For further information about the Awards seats, sponsorship, and all other details visit www.SOCAwards.com.

About the Society of Camera Operators:
The Society of Camera Operators (SOC) advances the art, craft, and creative contributions of the Camera Operator. The SOC is an internationally recognized professional honorary society. The core activities of the Society are the annual SOC Awards, publishing the Society’s magazine Camera Operator and our charitable commitment to The Vision Center at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.

Media Contact:
Tori Elder- Walker, Victori Solutions
Victoria@VictoriSolutions.com, 949-239-9220

SOC Awards Contact:
Kristin Petrovich, Createasphere
Kristin@Createasphere.com, 818.388.2306

For SOC Information:
Society of Camera Operators