Society of Camera Operators Lifetime Achievement Awards Announces the Camera Operator of the Year Nominees

Los Angeles, CA (Jan 6, 2017) — The Society of Camera Operators (SOC) announces the nominees for Camera Operator of the Year in the Film and Television categories.   


Camera Operator of the Year – Film Nominees:

Stephen Campanelli, SOC – Sully

David Emmerichs, SOC – Nocturnal Animals

Mark Goellnicht, SOC – Hacksaw Ridge

Petr Hlinomaz – Manchester by the Sea

Jacques Jouffret, SOC – Deep Water Horizon

Ari Robbins, SOC – La La Land


Camera Operator of the Year – Television Nominees:

Andrew Mitchell, SOC – The People v. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story

Ben Semanoff, SOC & Bruce MacCallum, SOC – The Night of

Steven Matzinger & Greg Smith – Westworld

Bob Gorelick, SOC – Stranger Things

Aaron Medick, SOC – Mr. Robot

Sean Savage, Assoc BSC & ACO – Game of Thrones


The Camera Operator of the Year Recipients will be announced at the February 11, 2017 Awards Show hosted at the Lowes Hollywood Hotel.   Last year’s recipients were P. Scott Sakamoto, SOC – The Revenant and Steve Fracol, SOC – Scandal.

For further information about the SOC’s Lifetime Achievement Awards and to purchase your seats:


About the SOC

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.
Press Contact:

Kristin Petrovich Kennedy


(818) 471-4975 x 700

(818) 388-2306


For SOC Information:

Society of Camera Operators

Madison Burgess

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