(Los Angeles, California--January 14, 2016) The Society of Camera Operators (SOC) announces the complete list of recipients and nominees for their Lifetime Achievement Awards on February 6, 2016 at Paramount Studios:
Colin Anderson, SOC (nominated for Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Lifetime Achievement Awards:
- Stephen Campanelli, SOC
– Gregory Irwin
Mobile Camera Platform Operator
– Jack Glenn
– Murray Close
– Gary Lucchesi, President of Lakeshore Entertainment & Co-President of the Producers Guild of America
Distinguished Service Award
– Steven Manios Sr., Former Owner & President of Century Precision Optics
– Bruce Doering, National Executive Director (retired), International Cinematographers Guild
Technical Achievement Awards
– Cartoni’s Lambda Head
Camera Operator of the Year nominees:
Colin Anderson, SOC - Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Mitch Dubin, SOC - Bridge of Spies
Ian Fox, SOC - Jurassic World
Geoff Haley, SOC - Steve Jobs
P. Scott Sakamoto, SOC - The Revenant
Andrei Austin, Outlander
Steve Fracol, SOC - Scandal
Mark Karavite, SOC - Mozart in the Jungle
Bud Kremp, SOC - The Last Ship
Geoff Shotz, Vampire Diaries
Gary Lucchesi, President of Lakeshore Entertainment and Co-President of the Producers Guild of American and the 2016 Governors Award Recipient.
“This year’s awards bring together the best of the best in our industry and celebrates these stellar honorees and nominees. The SOC’s Awards are the only awards focused on crew’s skill and craft.” Bill McClelland, SOC - Awards Executive Producer and SOC board member.
For further information about the SOC’s Lifetime Achievement Awards, such as the celebrity presenters, red carpet and live streaming - SOCAwards.com
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.