Camera Operator of the Year Awards Coming This April

Camera Operator of the Year Awards

 Joker's Geoff Haley, 2020 Society Camera Operator of the Year Winner

The Society of Camera Operators (SOC) announced the Camera Operator of the Year Awards & Creative Vision Celebration, is going virtual! On Sunday, April 11th, 5:00 – 6:30 pm PST, the Society will bring together the community to celebrate the industry's triumphs, masterful storytelling, and stand out creativity. Nominees for the Camera Operator of the Year Film & Television categories will be awarded live.

"This is an opportunity for the SOC to acknowledge and honor our fellow operators and their remarkable work.  It is even more critical for the SOC to do so during these adversely challenging times." George Billinger, SOC President & Awards Co-Chair.

The hour and a half virtual celebration will showcase segments honoring camera operators and crew from over the past year, as well as, shine light on the work that the SOC continues to do in their partnership with The Vision Center, Children's Hospital Los Angeles. The evening is anticipated to also include some lighthearted moments of challenges experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic from camera operators and crew.

"The Society has a role in highlighting the contribution of camera operators. The Awards and Celebration will certainly do that, including a spirited celebration with a virtual twist."  Geoff Haley, SOC Awards Co-Chair. 

Camera Operator of the Year timeline:

February 15: Camera Operator of the Year Film & Television submissions open

March 10: Camera Operator of the Year Film & Television submissions close

March 24: Camera Operator of the Year Nominees announced

March 31: Camera Operator of the Year Voting opens for Active membership

April 9: Camera Operator of the Year voting closes

April 11: Camera Operator of the Year Recipients announced live virtually

 

For further information about the SOC Camera Operator of the Year Awards & Creative Vision Celebration visit SOC.Org.

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