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Society of Camera Operators Present Annual Lifetime Achievement Awards


By: The Society of Camera Operators | February 28, 2014

Society of Camera Operators Present Annual Lifetime Achievement Awards

WHAT:
The Society of Camera Operators (SOC) presents the Annual Society of Camera Operators Lifetime Achievement Awards. The SOC donates all proceeds from the Awards Dinner to the Vision Center at Children's Hospital Los Angeles

WHEN:
Saturday, March 8, 2014
3:30 PM - Press check-in opens
4:30 PM - Red Carpet opens for photo/interview opportunities with nominees, honorees and presenters
6:00 PM - Awards Presentations

WHERE:
SKIRBALL CULTURAL CENTER
HERSCHER HALL - GUERIN PAVILION
2701 North Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles

WHO:
Host: Bruce Carse

Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients
Chris Haarhoff, SOC, Camera Operator
William Coe, Camera Technician
Barry Wetcher, SMPSP, Still Photographer
Jack Carpenter, Mobile Camera Platform Operator

Distinguished Service Award Recipient
Steve McClain, SOC, Founder of Filmtools, Inc

President's Award Recipient
Leonard Chapman, Founder of Chapman-Leonard Studio Equipment

Technical Achievement Award Recipients
Pictorvision
Motion Picture Marine

Nominees: Camera Operator of the Year - Feature Film
Ian Fox, SOC - Saving Mr. Banks
Geoffrey Haley, SOC - American Hustle
Jacques Jouffret, SOC - Lone Survivor
P. Scott Sakamoto, SOC - Labor Day
Peter Taylor, ACO, SOC - Gravity

Nominees: Camera Operator of the Year - Television
Nicholas Davidoff, SOC - Homeland
Don Devine, SOC - Mad Men
Steve Fracol, SOC - Scandel
Kenji Luster, SOC - Body of Proof
James Reid, SOC - American Horror Story: Asylum

Governor's Lifetime Achievement Award to be Announced

MEDIA CREDENTIALS REQUIRED
Contact: Kaytee Long at kaytee@publicity4all.com, 818.760.8995

SPECIAL NOTE: The SOC donates all proceeds from the Awards Dinner to the Vision Center at Children's Hospital Los Angeles.

SOC AWARDS SPONSORS:
Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment, Inc., International Cinematographers Guild (IATSE Local 600) and Panavision are Platinum Level Sponsors. Canon is a Gold Level Sponsor. Silver Level Sponsors are AJA Video, Clairmont Camera, Fox Studios Production Services, Jules Berlin Agency, Paramount Pictures, Pictorvision, Preston Cinema Systems, Sony Electronics Inc. and Tiffen

ABOUT THE SOCIETY OF CAMERA OPERATORS:
The Society of Camera Operators, founded in 1979, is an organization dedicated to the advancement of the art and creative contributions of the Camera Operator in the Motion Picture and Television industry. Their goal is to nurture excellence in the field of camera operation and allied camera crafts, encouraging development of both technology and production methods to enhance their work. Society members are kept at the forefront of the industry's ever-advancing technology through their continuing workshops and corporate-sponsored equipment showcases. The SOC publishes the Camera Operator magazine. The Society donates the proceeds of their Annual Lifetime Achievements Awards Event to the Vision Center at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. Membership includes Camera Operators, Directors of Photography, Camera Assistants and Still Photographers. The official website can be found at www.soc.org.

PRESS CONTACTS:
Weissman/Markovitz Communications
Cheri Warner, Kaytee Long
Tel: 818.760.8995 Cheri cell: 818.390.099
cheri@publicity4all.com, kaytee@publicity4all.com

SPONSORSHIP/ADVERTISING CONTACT:
Dan Dodd, IngleDodd Media
310.207.4410
SOCawards@ingledodd.com

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

David Frederick, SOC Awards Executive Producer
310.261.3541



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