The 2013 Society of Camera Operators (SOC) Awards will take place March 9 at The Leonard Goldenson Theatre at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. 5220 Lankershim Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91601.
The 2013 Governors Award for Lifetime Achievement will be presented to Penny Marshall, Producer, Director and Actress. She began her acting career in the television situation comedy The Odd Couple and as title character Laverne in the hit show Laverne and Shirley. Marshall first turned to directing feature films with Jumpin’ Jack Flash at the urging of friend Whoopi Goldberg. Her biggest box office hits soon followed with Awakenings, Big, and A League of Their Own.
This year the SOC salutes Women in the Industry.
The President’s Award for Lifetime Achievement
Kyra Sedgwick (The Closer)
2013 Lifetime Achievement Awards
Bruce MacCallum, SOC – Camera Operator
(The Adjustment Bureau, Julie and Julia, The Departed)
Baird Steptoe – Camera Technician
(Thor, The Manchurian Candidate, Footloose)
Melissa Moseley, SMPSP – Still Photographer
(Inception, 3:10 to Yuma, The Notebook)
Brad Rea – Mobile Camera Platform Operator
(Gangster Squad, Iron Man, Thelma and Louise)
The Historic Shot Award
Peter Robertson, ACO, SOC for the Dunkirk Beachhead scene
The Lifetime of Distinguished Service Award
Woody Omens, ASC. Cinematographer.
2013 Nominees for Camera Operator of the Year in Features
Colin Anderson, SOC for THE MASTER (The Weinstein Company)
Lukasz Bielan for LIFE OF PI (20th Century Fox)
Mitch Dubin, SOC for LINCOLN (Dreamworks)
Duane C. Manwiller for THE HUNGER GAMES (Lionsgate)
Peter Robertson, ACO, SOC for ANNA KARENINA (Focus Features)
2013 Nominees for Camera Operator of the Year in Television
Nick Davidoff, SOC for HOMELAND (Showtime)
Tony Gaudioz, SOC for HOUSE (FOX)
Jeff Muhlstock, SOC for SMASH (NBC)
Chris Murphy for NEWSROOM (HBO)
Andrew Voegeli for BREAKING BAD (AMC)
The Technical Achievement Awards go to:
Cinema EOS cameras C300 and C500
Development and implementation of the pCam Film+Digital Calculator
These awards recognize individuals, companies and accomplishments that have exemplified the finest standards of technical achievement by supporting the job of the camera operators and allied fields in the motion picture and television industry.
About the SOC
The Society of Camera Operators (SOC) was founded in 1979 as an organization dedicated to the advancement of the art and creative contributions of the Camera Operator in the motion picture and television industries. The SOC Lifetime Achievement Awards event is a black tie benefit supporting the Vision Center at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. All industry peers, vendors, equipment manufacturers and friends are welcome and encouraged to attend.