Annual Tech Conference Reimagined!
Starting on Monday, Oct 21 SMPTE 2019 Puts Technology Exhibits and Sessions Side by Side, Adds More Ways to Discover, Engage, and Excel
Applications for 2019 Student Paper Award and Scholarship are Open!
Applications for Society's Annual Student Opportunities Are Due by 13 May
SMPTE 2019 Tech Conference Call for Papers is Open!
Deadline for Technical Paper Abstract Submission Is May 17
SMPTE is a professional membership association of technical geniuses who make it possible for everyone to experience the advancement of entertainment technology.
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7000 members sharing expertise globally.
62 countries represented.

Our Members are Creating the Future of the Industry Today

Our Mission: SMPTE is a global professional association of technologists and creatives driving the quality and evolution of motion imaging.

Sustaining Corporate Members

27 student chapters, globally.
9 Emmy® awards for our Standards work.

SMPTE Standards are Created by Members

Volunteer committees from all industry sectors participate in SMPTE Standards development.

For more than a century, SMPTE has developed more than 800 standards, recommended practices, and engineering guidelines that are currently in force, and continues to innovate, generating an average of 50 new standards annually cinema, television, internet video, storage, workflows, and much more.

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823 published Standards in force.
1 Oscar® award and 3 Academy Awards.
23,345 journal articles.
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