June 2007


National Events

Oct. 24-27

SMPTE Technical
Conference & Exhibition

Brooklyn, NY

February 10-13, 2008

SMPTE Digital Content Connection and VSF VidTrans 2008
Joint Conference

InterContinental Houston Hotel

Section Events

Click on Section Name for details of each

June 14

Francisco Section

Video Systems in an IT Environment

Menlo Park, CA

June 14

Dallas/Ft. Worth

Glass to Glass -- Imaging Criteria for the HD Display and HD

Irving, TX

June 26


Motion Picture Sound Restoration

Linwood Dunn Theater

June 27

New England

Section Meeting

Boston, MA

June 19


NAB2007 Review

Rochester, NY

July 17-20


SMPTE Australia Conference and Exhibition

Darling Harbour, Sydney





June 2007

SMPTE Member Benefit Spotlight–Affinity Programs

Did you know that SMPTE offers its members a variety of quality
insurance programs at competitive rates? Policies available include:
accidental death and dismemberment, cancer protection, catastrophic
major medical, hospital indemnity and Medicare supplement. View
SMPTE Affinity Program Details

SMPTE Technical Conference & Exhibition Call For Papers Deadline
June 18

SMPTE is seeking proposals for papers delivered during technical
sessions and tutorials that will be conducted during the SMPTE Technical
Conference & Exhibition, set for Oct. 24-27 in Brooklyn, NY. This
event will bring together technology thought-leaders from the
post-production, filmmaking and broadcast industries and provide
attendees with vital information on the latest advances in motion
imaging technologies. More Info

Student Paper Award Deadline July 1

This award recognizes an outstanding paper prepared and submitted by
a Student Member. The paper receiving the Student Paper Award will be
published in the SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal, giving recognition to the
author and the institution at which the work was done. The Award winner
will also receive a full conference registration to the 2007 SMPTE
Technical Conference and Exhibition in Brooklyn, NY, where they will be
recognized at the Honors and Awards Ceremony. Application Instructions

SMPTE/VSF 2008 Dates Announced

SMPTE and Video Services Forum are pleased to
announce the dates and location for their joint SMPTE/VSF Conference.
This event will be held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Houston, TX
February 10-13, 2008. More Info

SMPTE Technical Conference & Exhibition
Booth Space Still Available

Booth selection is open for the SMPTE Technical Conference &
Exhibition, Oct. 24-27 in Brooklyn, NY. This year's show features many
exhibitor-friendly changes, including: Session entrances in the Exhibit
Hall, Breakfast and breaks served in the Exhibit Hall, Exclusive Exhibit
Hours and the Exhibitor Passport Program, where attendees receives
stamps from your booth in their Passport Booklet, which can then be
entered into a drawing for a 50" HD Plasma TV (we provide the booklet
and stamp) More

Learn Cutting-Edge Techniques for Production, Postproduction, and
Delivery at Digital Video Expo

Digital Video Expo East at The Westin New York at Times Square, New
York, NY, July 20-22.

Join the East Coast digital video technology community next month for
conference sessions, Apple certification training workshops, exhibits,
and special events. Gain new tips and tricks for After Effects, audio
for video, cameras and shooting, Final Cut Studio 2, flash video, HDV,
legal Issues, lighting, motion graphics, Photoshop CS3, and more. Be
sure to check out the session on Friday, programmed by the SMPTE NY
Section. SMPTE members receive 10% off conference and certification
credentials by registering with priority code DVUG. Seats Are Limited
--- Enroll Today at dvexpo.com

Winner of New Member Drawing at NAB2007 Announced

Congratulations to Sean Romano of Deluxe Digital Cinema! As the
winner of our new member drawing at NAB2007, Sean will receive a
complimentary full registration to the SMPTE Technical Conference &
Exhibition in Brooklyn, NY, Oct. 24-27.

SMPTE Announces April 2007 Television, Motion Picture and Digital
Cinema Standards on one combined CD-ROM

SMPTE has available a new CD-ROM dated April 1, 2007 (Volume
TV19-MP12), with SMPTE Standards, Recommended Practices, Engineering
Guidelines and Registered Disclosure Documents for Television,
Motion-Pictures and Digital Cinema. The CD-ROM includes 12 ITU-R
Recommendations in English, French and Spanish languages.

A CD-ROM subscription is two (2) consecutive single copies of the
CD-ROM. CD-ROMs are issued in April and October each year. Order CD