Individual Membership Levels Offer a Variety of Options

Depending on your level of participation, SMPTE offers four levels of membership for individuals.  Benefits vary, so choose the level that best suits your needs.  

Members who wish to participate in the Standards Communities should join at the Professional or Executive level.  Click here for more information on the Standards communities and fees to participate.  

Professional

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1-year membership: $145
2-year membership  $285
3-year membership: $420

Professional is the most popular level of membership.  Through this comprehensive benefits package, members are kept current  on cutting edge technology.

Professional membership benefits include:

 

  • GEICO Insurance: Discounts on car and homeowner insurance
  • HealthProponent: Support for health insurance problems, bills and finding care
  • Quicken Mortgage Loans (discounts available for SMPTE Members)
  • Rewards program: USI Affinity Discounts, a unique online rewards program aimed at helping you save money while shopping for the things you need…and the things you want.

Executive Professional

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1-year membership: $255

Executive Member level offers executives access to additional content and exclusive information.  Benefits include all the benefits of a Professional membership listed above, plus

  • Exclusive reports
  • VIP Events and programs
  • Access to Exclusive Quarterly Executive Briefing Webcasts

 

Associate

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1-year membership: $45

Associate membership is a great way of connecting if you only wish to attend local meetings, or access some of our online benefits.  This level of membership is only offered to new members and current Student Members upon graduation.

Associate membership benefits include:

  • Connection with your local Section
  • Easy access to SMPTE’s social media connections on Twitter, Facebook and Linked-In
  • Subscription to monthly e-newsletters:  SMPTE Monthly and Newswatch
  • Exclusive access to the Online Members Only Area, including the SMPTE  Member Directory
  • US Members: Includes the SMPTE Personal Portfolio Benefits listed under Professional membership

Student

If this is your first time becoming a SMPTE Member, your first year of Membership can be yours, free with the Student Membership Challenge! SMPTE Members have donated to fund your membership, simply apply here. Watch Dr. Corey P. Carbonara, Professor of Film & Digital Media at Baylor University explain more:

To "pay it forward" as Dr. Carbonara asks, and become a part of the SMPTE Documentary "Moving Images" by contributing only $10 to the Indiegogo Project - Click here.

If you have previously been a SMPTE Student Member, use the button below:

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1-year membership: $35

Being a Student member helps you connect with leaders in the industry and get acquainted with the technology through local Section activities.  Student members are also eligible for scholarships for ongoing study. 

Student membership benefits includes:

  • Participation in Student Chapters                         
  • Lou Wolf Memorial Scholarship
  • Student Paper Award
  • Student Resources
  • Access to the SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal – both in print and online
  • The SMPTE Digital Library, including free access to all issues of the Motion Imaging Journal back to 1916, as well as discounts on conference papers and proceedings.
  • Discount on SMPTE and select conferences
  • Connection with your local Section
  • Easy access to SMPTE’s social media connections on Twitter, Facebook and Linked-In
  • Subscription to monthly e-newsletters:  SMPTE Monthly and Newswatch
  • Exclusive access to the Online Members Only Area, including the SMPTE Member Directory
  • Access to Educational, Standards and Emerging Technology webcasts including live and archived webinars.
  • US Members: Includes the SMPTE Personal Portfolio Benefits listed under Professional membership

Proof of student status is required upon joining.