The Society of Camera Operators 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award for Technical Achievement is awarded to Cartoni for the Lambda head.
“This technology is in use on the majority of productions. The Lambda engineering is superb supporting the Camera Operator with ease of use, quality of design and producing superior on screen results, “Eric Fletcher, SOC board member and Chairman of the Technology Committee.
Cartoni will be presented their Lifetime Achievement Award on Saturday February 6th, 2016 at Paramount Studios, joining the industry in celebrating the best of the best in production and camera operating.
The SOC’s blue ribbon panel of judges announced the nominees for the prestige Camera Operator of the Year award, as follows:
Colin Anderson, Star Wars
Mitch Dubin, Bridge of Spies
Ian Fox, Jurassic Park
Geoff Haley, Steve Jobs
P. Scott Sakamoto, Revenant
Andrei Austin, Outlander
Steve Fracol, Scandal
Mark Karavite, Mozart in the Jungle
Bud Kremp, The Last Ship
Geoff Shotz, Vampire Diaries
“We are thrilled to have this caliber of nominees representing the craft and artistry of operating. This year’s nominees are an example of the diversity in movie and television styles.” Bill McClelland, Awards Executive Producer and SOC board member.