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Individual Memberships

Common Benefits

Whether you're a fresh-eyed student or an advanced professional, a SMPTE membership keeps you current and connected. Many of our members say that's the best thing they've done for their career!

Professional $165/ Year
Enjoy all the most-wanted benefits of membership including the Motion Imaging Journal, newsletters, webcasts and ongoing career development, as well as exclusive discounts on conferences and virtual courses. Learn More

Professional Membership Benefits

SMPTE delivers outstanding value to members of the global media community, with Individual Memberships personalized to the needs of professionals at every stage of their career. SMPTE's extensive library of technical articles and data, vast educational offerings, networking opportunities and career development are vital to your career success.

"Through SMPTE you gain mentorship, partnership and an education you wouldn’t get anywhere else. Being visible to the community and the people that are driving the industry forward has been crucial to my career growth." Jennifer Zeidan, Production Systems Technician at Netflix

Professional

$165/ Year

Enjoy all the most-wanted benefits of membership including the Motion Imaging Journal, newsletters, webcasts and ongoing career development, as well as exclusive discounts on conferences and virtual courses.

Executive $275/ Year
Designed for the needs of the C-suite, this membership provides all professional benefits plus executive webinars and valuable business intelligence on regional broadcast and media markets. Learn More

Executive Membership Benefits

SMPTE delivers outstanding value to members of the global media community, with Individual Memberships personalized to the needs of professionals at every stage of their career. SMPTE's extensive library of technical articles and data, vast educational offerings, networking opportunities and career development are vital to your career success.

"Through SMPTE you gain mentorship, partnership and an education you wouldn’t get anywhere else. Being visible to the community and the people that are driving the industry forward has been crucial to my career growth." Jennifer Zeidan, Production Systems Technician at Netflix

Executive

$275/ Year

Designed for the needs of the C-suite, this membership provides all professional benefits plus executive webinars and valuable business intelligence on regional broadcast and media markets.

Student $15/ Year
Even on a student budget, it's easy to enjoy the benefits of a SMPTE membership, including career development and scholarship opportunities. Students can also join SMPTE Student Chapters to network with other students as well as industry leaders and mentors. Learn More

Student Membership Benefits

SMPTE delivers outstanding value to members of the global media community, with Individual Memberships personalized to the needs of professionals at every stage of their career. SMPTE's extensive library of technical articles and data, vast educational offerings, networking opportunities and career development are vital to your career success.

"Through SMPTE you gain mentorship, partnership and an education you wouldn’t get anywhere else. Being visible to the community and the people that are driving the industry forward has been crucial to my career growth." Jennifer Zeidan, Production Systems Technician at Netflix

Student

$15/ Year

Even on a student budget, it's easy to enjoy the benefits of a SMPTE membership, including career development and scholarship opportunities. Students can also join SMPTE Student Chapters to network with other students as well as industry leaders and mentors.

Recent Grad $49/ Year
Perfect for new graduates to maintain their learning momentum while kick-starting their careers. This special price helps make it an easy transition from student to professional SMPTE member. Learn More

Recent Grad Membership Benefits

SMPTE delivers outstanding value to members of the global media community, with Individual Memberships personalized to the needs of professionals at every stage of their career. SMPTE's extensive library of technical articles and data, vast educational offerings, networking opportunities and career development are vital to your career success.

"Through SMPTE you gain mentorship, partnership and an education you wouldn’t get anywhere else. Being visible to the community and the people that are driving the industry forward has been crucial to my career growth." Jennifer Zeidan, Production Systems Technician at Netflix

Recent Grad

$49/ Year

Perfect for new graduates to maintain their learning momentum while kick-starting their careers. This special price helps make it an easy transition from student to professional SMPTE member.

Retired $89/ Year
This package makes it easy to keep up-to-date with the latest developments in digital media while you stay in touch with your industry colleagues. Learn More

Retired Membership Benefits

SMPTE delivers outstanding value to members of the global media community, with Individual Memberships personalized to the needs of professionals at every stage of their career. SMPTE's extensive library of technical articles and data, vast educational offerings, networking opportunities and career development are vital to your career success.

"Through SMPTE you gain mentorship, partnership and an education you wouldn’t get anywhere else. Being visible to the community and the people that are driving the industry forward has been crucial to my career growth." Jennifer Zeidan, Production Systems Technician at Netflix

Retired

$89/ Year

This package makes it easy to keep up-to-date with the latest developments in digital media while you stay in touch with your industry colleagues.

Fan Free
Want to learn more about SMPTE? Become a SMPTE fan to receive our emails in your area of interest, including standards, webcasts and courses, conferences and local events. Learn More

Fan Benefits

Learn more about what SMPTE can offer you by signing up as a SMPTE Fan. Tailor our communications to your needs, whether it is more information on Standards, webcasts and courses, conferences or local events - all the information that is vital to your career success.

"Through SMPTE you gain mentorship, partnership and an education you wouldn’t get anywhere else. Being visible to the community and the people that are driving the industry forward has been crucial to my career growth." Jennifer Zeidan, Production Systems Technician at Netflix

Fan

Free

Want to learn more about SMPTE? Become a SMPTE fan to receive our emails in your area of interest, including standards, webcasts and courses, conferences and local events.

Life Membership

Life membership is an invitation only category. For more information, email

membership@smpte.org 

Hear from our Members

Rory Gordon

Senior Colorist at Arsenal FX

"The most helpful thing from SMPTE has been the online Imaging Science Fundamentals class, which is great for those with backgrounds that are more creative, less hard-core. I appreciate how SMPTE's Education offerings are focused on the resources people actually want."

Eric Gsell

Dolby

"It is very easy to feel like you belong in this group of very smart people. That was part of the attraction to me, to be able to interact with and understand and learn from all these really smart people that were building and designing the standards and the equipment that I was working with. But there's also a fellowship component, the membership and education components."

Kylee Pena

Netflix

"SMPTE has been great for creating a base of knowledge to understand all the stuff that comes after figuring out the beginning of your career. And it's been helpful to meet people I can call on if I run into issues and need help – technically or in my career."

Liz Pieri

Apple

"It is exciting to get to work on different projects within SMPTE and be in a position to help members push boundaries and reach their potential. SMPTE is an incredible resource for both students and professionals, providing not only knowledge, but also a valuable community".