Society of Camera Operators Announces the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Recipients


Los Angeles, California

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Kristin Petrovich

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Los Angeles, CA (October 9, 2018) — The Society of Camera Operators (SOC) announces the honorees of the Lifetime Achievement Awards, recipients which will be presented at the January 26, 2019 Awards hosted at the Lowes Hollywood Hotel.

The honorees of the Lifetime Achievement Awards for; Camera Operator, Mobile Camera Platform Operator, Camera Technician, Still Photographer, and a new award, Camera Operator - Live and Non-Scripted will be presented for the first time in 2019.

These Lifetime Achievement Awards are given in recognition of outstanding achievement by a craft person within the field of film and video production. The recipients are:

Camera Operator – David Emmerichs, SOC

Camera Operator, Live and Non-Scripted – Hector Ramirez

Mobile Camera Platform Operator – John Mang

Camera Technician – Jimmy Jensen

Still Photographer – Peter Iovino

The Society’s Technical Achievement submission close on October 12th for submission details: The Lifetime Achievement President and Governors Awards recipients will be announced shortly.

The Society of Camera Operators Lifetime Achievement Awards:

The Lifetime Achievement Awards will be hosted at the Loews Hollywood Hotel on January 26th, 2019 honoring the art and craft of camera operating and production crew. The Awards feature a red carpet show, and the Awards ceremony will be streamed live. Matthew Skurow is the show's Producer, and Director and Miraculi Entertainment will be providing all production services. For further information about the Awards seats, sponsorship and all other details:

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.