April 1, 2012
Los Angeles – Stephen Campanelli, SOC and Andrew Mitchell, SOC claimed top honours in the two competitive categories at the 2012 Society of Camera Operators (SOC) Annual Lifetime Achievement Awards celebration in the Leonard H. Goldenson Theater at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
Campanelli won Feature Film Camera Operator of the Year for J. Edgar and Mitchell won Television Camera Operator of the Year for his work on Glee.
Campanelli was previously nominated for Hereafter in 2011
and The Changeling in 2009. The other nominees in the feature fi lm category were Will Arnot, SOC (The Help), Mitch Dubin, SOC (Warhorse), Peter Rosenfeld, SOC (Cowboys and Aliens), and P. Scott Sakamoto, SOC (The Defendants).