Los Angeles, CA (January 28, 2019) — The Society of Camera Operators (SOC) announced the recipient for Camera Operator of the Year in the Film and Television categories January 26, at the Lifetime Achievement Awards, hosted at the Loews Hollywood hotel to over 500 industry professionals and streamed live to over thousands internationally.

The Recipient of the Camera Operator of the Year Film is P. Scott Sakamoto, SOC for his work on A Star is Born and the Television category was awarded to the operating team, Chris Haarhoff, SOC & Steven Matzinger, SOC for Westworld.

The Society of Camera Operators Lifetime Achievement Awards:

The Lifetime Achievement Awards honors the art and craft of camera operating and production crew. Matthew Skurow is the show's Producer, and Director and Miraculi Entertainment provided all production services.

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.