was recognized for his work on Into the Wild
on Saturday when he won the Society of Camera Operators' award for Camera Operator of the Year in feature film at the SOC Lifetime Achievement and Camera Operator of the Year Awards presentation.
The SOC also presented director of photography Robert Primes with the Society's President's Award for lifetime achievement in the industry and dedication to the SOC at the ceremony, held at the Goldenson Theater of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences,
Primes won Emmys in 1995 for Antonia
and in 1999 for Felicity
. He won an American Society of Cinematographers Outstanding Achievement Award in 2002 for MDs
The SOC board of governors award for lifetime achievement in the service of the motion picture industry was presented to industry visionary and Panavision vp Joe Dunton.
Mitch Dubin, whose credits include Munich
and Jerry Maguire
, was honored for lifetime achievement in camera operating.
The SOC held a memorial tribute to Scott Rathner
, whose credits include "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal" and The Spiderwick Chronicles
, for his lifetime achievement as a camera technician.