Examine the Future of Movie-Making at 2018 NAB Show
NAB Show's the Future of Cinema Conference, produced in partnership with SMPTE.
SMPTE Calls for Applications for 2018 Student Paper Award and Scholarship
Applications for Society's Annual Student Opportunities Are Due by 14 May
Section Elections are Open!
Remember to cast your vote before the elections close on 30 April 2018 at 11:59 pm GMT.
Call for Papers is Open!
Deadline for Technical Manuscript Proposal Submission for the SMPTE 2018 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition is May 28
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Deluxe 350-Page Hardcover Book Uses Images, Essays, and Interviews to Document a Century of Moving Imaging Science and Technology. Purchase direct from SMPTE, by 30 April, and receive 2 books for the price of 1!
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