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The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers is dedicated to developing technical standards and education for motion imaging, insuring media interoperability throughout the creative, distribution and display process. SMPTE Pittsburgh seeks to be the bridge between the diverse media communities and educational institutions, research organizations, and companies engaged in professional media of all types to further enhance the region’s importance and reputation.

Check out some of our meeting videos here.

Our next Monthly Event:

Our SMPTE Event Season is over!  Check back in August for our September 2019 Event.




Here is our complete TENTATIVE schedule of the 2018-19 Monthly Events:

(Meeting dates and topics are subject to change, due to speaker and venue availability.)

September 10, 2018  "Live, Remote Sports in Virtual Reality" at NEP Group Headquarters
October 10, 2018  "College Sports and the ACC"  at the Peterson Events Center
November 7, 2018  Larry Thorpe from Canon USA will speak on UHD/HDR Production
December 5, 2018  Network Security in Media Networks
January 23. 2019  SMPTE 2110 Standard and Media Network Security
February 13, 2019  Media Asset Management systems and the Sony Navigator X (demo)
March 9, 2019  Tour of Point Park University's Pittsburgh Playhouse Complex
April 3, 2019  TBA, May be at the Pittsburgh Facebook facility.
May 8, 2019  NAB 2019 Review


2018-19 Master Class Schedule


If you are interested in adding some of your expertise to any of these events, please let us know, at smptepittsburgh@gmail.com.




Photos from our November SMPTE Centennial Event at the Fairmont Hotel

Photo credit:  Ra'iel Young, Pittsburgh Technical College




If you were not able to make it to the event and would like to watch Mark Schubin's special presentation "Pittsburgh, SMPTE and Before", just click on this link.