Student Chapters

SMPTE sponsors student chapters at colleges, universities, and institutions where courses are offered in technical areas of film, video and television. Student Chapters provide students with the opportunity to meet industry leaders and professionals, and to interact outside of the classroom with other students and faculty who have an interest in the motion imaging industry.  The current Student chapters and their advisors are listed below.

Baylor University

Corey P. Carbonara
Communication Studies
PO Box 97368
Waco, TX 76798-7368

Borough of Manhattan Community College


Charles Sturt University

Patrick Sproule
Boorooma Street
Wagga Wagga, NSW 2678, Australia
+61 2 6933 2000

Fitchburg State University

Kevin McCarthy
160 Pearl St.
Fitchburg MA, 01420-2697

Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI)

Szeto King Fung, Nelson
Department of Communication Design and Digital Media
Hong Kong Design Institute
3 King Ling Road
Tseung Kwan O
New Territories
Hong Kong
Phone: + 852 39282700

Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVE)

Leung Wai Kei
Department of Electronic and Information Engineering
Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Sha Tin)
21 Yuen Wo Road
Sha Tin
New Territories
Hong Kong
Phone: +852 22567559

Kingsborough Community College

John Acosta
Assistant Professor
Kingsborough Community College
Communications and Performing Arts E-309
2001 Oriental Boulevard
Brooklyn, New York 11235
Office E-329 | Tel 718 368 5205 | Fax 718 368 4879

Los Angeles City College

Vincent Ybarra
855 North Vermont Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90029
323-953-4000 x2631

Loyola University Maryland

Herbert Jay Dunmore
4501 N. Charles St.
Department of Communication
Baltimore, MD 21210
United States



Marymount College

Patricia Kelley
30800 Palos Verdes Drive East
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
United States

New York City College of Technology

          Ryoya Terao, Assistant Professor
          Dept. of Entertainment Technology
          186 Jay Street, V-205
          Brooklyn, NY 11201
          Phone: 718-260-5588

Pasadena City College

Carmen Porreca
Communication and Performing Arts Division
1570 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91107

Purdue University

Bobby Chastain

Rochester Institute of Technology

David Long
College of Imaging Arts & Sciences
School of Film and Animation
Frank E. Gannett Bldg.
70 Lomb Memorial Dr.
Rochester, NY 14623-5604

Rowan University

Carl Frandino
College Engineer
Bozorth Hall
201 Mullica Hill Road
Glassboro, NJ 08028


Stonehill College

Michael J. Pietrowski
Stonehill College
320 Washington St., #S-07
Easton, MA 02357-4018


Sydney Student Chapter

JMC Academy
Sydney Institute

David Bell, JMC Academy
John Maizels, Sydney Institute


Ken Dozier