The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

Nasdaq Media Alert

ADVISORY, July 21, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 


The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers ("SMPTE"), an organization that advances the art, science, and craft of image, sound, and metadata, and is celebrating its 100-year anniversary, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, Barbara H. Lange, SMPTE Executive Director, will ring the Closing Bell. 


Nasdaq MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio


Friday, July 22, 2016 - 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET           


A live stream of the Nasdaq Closing Bell will be available at:  or

About the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®)

Winner of an Oscar® and multiple Emmy® Awards, the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®) is a global leader in the advancement of the art, science, and craft of the image, sound, and metadata ecosystem. A professional membership association that is internationally recognized and accredited, SMPTE advances moving-imagery education and engineering across the communications, technology, media, and entertainment industries. For a century, SMPTE has published the SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal and developed more than 800 standards, recommended practices, and engineering guidelines.

Nearly 7,000 members — motion-imaging executives, engineers, creative and technology professionals, researchers, scientists, educators, and students — who meet in Sections worldwide, sustain the Society. Through the Society's partnership with Hollywood Professional Association (HPA®), this membership is complemented by the professional community of businesses and individuals who provide the expertise, support, tools, and infrastructure for the creation and finishing of motion pictures, television programs, commercials, digital media, and other dynamic media content. Information on joining SMPTE is available at

About Nasdaq

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Source: NASDAQ, Inc.

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