The Society Of Camera Operators presented their Annual Lifetime Achievement Awards on February 19th at the beautiful Leonard Goldenson Theater (ATAS) in North Hollywood. The Governors Award was presented to Clint Eastwood by his longtime camera operator Stephen Campanelli, SOC who later went on to win the award for Camera Operator of the Year (COY) for his work on J. Edgar.
Michael Frediani, SOC presented his President’s Award to long time friend and Panavision’s Executive VP of Worldwide Marketing Phil Radin, who on January 3rd suffered a massive heart attack and given very little chance of surviving. Radin has made miraculous progress and is now on the road to recovery. He released a statement through his children Kayla and Jeremy who graciously accepted on his behalf.+Continue Reading