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Shooting ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ with Colin Anderson, SOC

Shooting ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ with Colin Anderson, SOC

A special treat for Star Wars fans everywhere, we were able to speak with Star Wars: The Force Awakens camera operator Colin Anderson, SOC about his work on the revival of the beloved sci-fi series.

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SOC Awards 2016: Snehal Patel Of Carl Zeiss On How They’ve Impacted Our Industry

SOC Awards 2016: Snehal Patel Of Carl Zeiss On How They’ve Impacted Our Industry

While at the SOC Awards we ran into Carl Zeiss’ Snehal Patel, who was eager to speak to Carl Zeiss’ breadth of options for all shooters, as well as their use on the numerous films nominated for the evening’s awards.

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SOC Awards 2016: Geoff Haley, Camera Operator Of The Year Nominee For ‘Steve Jobs’

SOC Awards 2016: Geoff Haley, Camera Operator Of The Year Nominee For ‘Steve Jobs’

Nominated for Camera Operator of the Year by his peers, Geoff Haley helped make Steve Jobs the visually striking drama that’s garnered so much attention this awards season. We spoke with the nominee at this year’s SOC Awards about his work on the film, such as their choice of (3) cameras and their use of Zeiss […]

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ICG President, Steven Poster, ASC – Live from the Red Carpet

ICG President, Steven Poster, ASC – Live from the Red Carpet

Steven Poster, ASC, is a household name among industry insiders, not only because he’s been president of the ICG since 2006, but because of his long body of work.  With cinematographer credits which include such films as Southland Tales, Donnie Darko and

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Peter Taylor (Gravity) Wins Camera Operator of the Year for a Feature Film

Peter Taylor (Gravity) Wins Camera Operator of the Year for a Feature Film

When I interviewed cameraman and nominee Peter Taylor, ACO, SOC, nominated for the film Gravity, I couldn’t wait to chat with him regarding not only how it was shot, but how he was dealing with some of the criticism coming from folks who feel that a film with so much CGI.

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SOC Lifetime Achievement Awards 2014:  Nominees and Presenters

SOC Lifetime Achievement Awards 2014: Nominees and Presenters

HDSLR Shooter had the privilege of covering the Society of Camera Operators Lifetime Achievement Awards.  The event took place before an audience of 500, including SOC and International Cinematographer Guild (ICG) members, industry executives and press at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.  

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