Industry Links

SMPTE is proud to maintain relationships with a variety of globally recognized organizations. Together, SMPTE works to increase collaboration across the many sectors in the media and entertainment industry.


AES, Audio Engineering Society
Audio Institute of America, AIA teaches recording engineering to students in over 100 different countries.
AMPAS, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
ANSI, American National Standards Institute
ARIB, Association of Radio Industries and Businesses of Japan
ASC, American Society of Cinematographers
ATSC, Advanced Television Systems Committee
BKSTS, British Kinematograph Sound and Television Society
Digital Cinema Society, dedicated to educating and informing the entertainment industry about digital motion picture production, post, delivery, and exhibition.
Digital Production Partnership, The DPP is here to make the move to fully digital, global, internet-enabled content creation and distribution work more productively for all.
EBU, European Broadcasting Union.
Government Video & Technology Expo, GVExpo is the largest, most focused event representing the exploding Government AV, Video, Broadcast, Digital Signage, Collaborative Conferencing, and Multimedia Technologies.
Guild of Television Cameramen
HPA, Hollywood Professional Association
IABM, International Association of Broadcasting Manufacturers
IBC, International Broadcasting Conference
IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
IEC, International Electrotechnical Commission
ICG, Internatinoal Cinematographers Guild
ISAN,International Standard Audiovisual Number
ISO, International Organization of Standardization
ITU, International Telecommunications Union is the United Nations specialized agency dealing with telecommunications
LFCA, Large Format Cinema Association
MFA Forum, a worldwide organization, aimed at promoting MPLS and ATM.
NAB, National Association of Broadcasters
NABA, North American Broadcasters Association
SBE, Society of Broadcast Engineers
Society of Television Lighting Directors
RTNDA, Radio and Television News Directors Association
SIGGRAPH, Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics of the ACM
SMPTE-RA, SMPTE Registration Authority, LLC
Video Services Forum


CBC, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
CRTC, Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission
FCC, Federal Communications Commission
NTIA, U.S. National Telecommunications and Information Agency
PBS, Public Broadcasting Service


SCRI International, a site for market research and industry news covering broadcast and pro video/audio sectors worldwide.
Mandy's International Film and TV Production Directory, a web reference for production technicians, facilities and producers worldwide.
MPE - Motion Picture TV and Theatre Directory, both a printed and web reference for products and services in Film, Television, and Theater.
Center for Communication, not-for-profit educational organization
Telecine Internet Group