United Kingdom

Welcome to the UK Section serving all who are working with the technology of moving pictures
and associated sound & metadata
– creatively, practically and innovatively in any format, and on any platform.

We have been reformed for just three years and in that time we have grown to more than 460 members active in the industries we cover -- including students drawn for universities across the UK.

So why not join them by joining SMPTE?
You will be part of a growing community of over 460 in the UK - from CTOs  to Students

You will get all the benefits of being a SMPTE member -- including the monthly Motion Imaging Journal, contact with members worldwide, privileged access to other events, and SMPTE UK Section meetings held in London and across the UK.

Find out more about  the benefits of SMPTE membership
and look in the right hand Nav bar for all that SMPTE UK Section is doing and who is involved

Hear what our members have to say about being a part of SMPTE, its Education and Standards

SMPTE membership is only $145 a year - and with the current exchange rate 
it is a bargain - about £91 (tax deductable)
   And Students get their first year free

SMPTE UK Section is reinforcing the tradition of meeting over ample refreshments for some time, before welcoming the speaker at our regular Thursday evening gatherings.

Non-members can attend our meetings, from time to time, free of charge.
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to our mailing list or contact us

We look forward to welcoming you at our next meeting

SMPTE Graduate Initiative - extended

SMPTE is extending its UK Graduate initiative to include all those Graduates working for
SMPTE sustaining members – as well as recently graduated SMPTE student members.  

The Initiative provides support and advice to graduates as they establish their careers
- with a group of six members from the main industry sectors who are from 2 to 17 years of graduating
 as well as by senior members of the SMPTE UK section.   The initiative also offers over a 50% discount
on first year dues-   about £45 (rather than £92), and 25% discount for the second year.

Peter Weitzel Hon sec UK section says – “We are continuing to grow the support that SMPTE provides to the whole Media technology industry in the UK – not only  those joining the  many UK industries but also encouraging established members to meet speak & listen to  and learn from those who are starting out.” (Hear SMPTE Past President, Wendy Alysworth)

SMPTE meetings are the ideal forum for anyone from any area to find out what is happening –through   networking over ample refreshments as well hearing the excellent speakers and discussion”.  

“Here is our opportunity to show that SMPTE and its UK members is doing
something for the future of our industries “

NaSTA Logo NaSTA the  The National Student Television Association, is  a representative body designed and governed by student television for student television.
Student Television itself has been active in the UK since 1964.

SMPTE UK is providing the funding for the NaSTA technology award and
is  providing   technical help for those who are operating Television
as they study ANY  subject and to show the range of skills knowledge
and experience required across the media industries.   

Join SMPTE as a Student member  free for first year

Find out more about SMPTE at BVE Including the slides from presentations

UK section meetings and events

We require all to register for SMPTE UK Section events

We meet over Ample Refreshments for 45+minutes - formal business starts at 7pm