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Join the Society of Camera Operators SOC 2024 Lifetime Achievement Awards

Jan 25, 2024

Delivering THE Image: Operators and Crew Answering the Challenge
Behind-The-Scenes Still Photographs
by Past Lifetime Achievement Award Honourees

Phillip V. Caruso
Peter Iovino
Bruce McBroom
JoJo Whilden

Join the SOC for this groundbreaking exhibition, made possible in part through the generous support of Fujifilm North America Corporation (Fujifilm). On display will be sixteen behind-the-scenes photographs capturing the essence of the film industry’s unsung heroes. Concepted and developed in collaboration with Fujifilm, the collection aims to elevate the artistry of still photography and celebrate iconic imagery that defines the world of entertainment.

Bruce McBroom Castle Rock Entertainment
City Slickers, 1991
Camera crew in the river: Durango, Colorado
Camera Operators – Gary Kibbe, SOC and Mark O’Kane
Cinematographer – Dean Semler, Director – Ron Underwood

As a highlight of the evening, the framed, signed photographic works can be acquired by the highest bidder during the SOC Awards through a silent auction. Proceeds will benefit the SOC’s support of The Vision Center, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.

The exhibition is especially significant as it aligns with the SOC’s mission to honor camera operators and crew who have risen to the challenges posed by the film industry’s hardships in 2023. The selected works are themed around the SOC Awards, creating a visual narrative that pays tribute to the resilience and creativity of those who make cinematic magic happen.

Full details on the exhibit photographs, early bidding opportunities, and the silent auction process will be made available online for preview on February 8, 2024 at

2024 SOC Lifetime Achievement Awards – February 24, 2024
The Directors Guild of America
7920 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90046

For more details on the SOC Awards, past honourees, and to purchase seats please visit For further information about the SOC’s Annual Society of Camera Operators Awards visit

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