(Los Angeles, California--October 7, 2015) The Society of Camera Operators (SOC) opens the online submission process for their annual Technical Achievement Award.
The Technical Achievement Awards is given each year by the SOC and awarded at the Lifetime Achievement Awards that will take place Saturday February 6th, 2016 at the Paramount Studios, Paramount Theater in Hollywood.
This award is reviewed by the Society’s Technical Committee with demonstration and presentation conducted later in the year when the finalists are selected. The Recipients will also be highlighted in the Society of Camera Operators magazine “Camera Operator” spring edition.
The 2015 Technical Achievement Award was given to Teradek LLC, for the advancement of HD transmission and the Bolt line of products. Past recipients have included: Pictorvision for the Eclipse Gyro Stabilized Aerial Camera Systems, Motion Picture Marine for Perfect Horizon Camera Stabilization Head, Canon EOS Cine C300 and C500 Camera Systems, David Eubanks for pCam Film+Digital Calculator, Angenieux Optimo Lenses, ARRI Alexa Camera, to name a few.
The Submission process is open to any individual, manufacturer or organization that would like to be considered for the Technical Achievement Award. The online submission can be found: https://createasphere-bhpiu.formstack.com/forms/tech_achievement_2016.
There is a $150 USD administrative fee when submitting.
For more information about the Awards
About the SOC
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.