In the SMPTE UK Annual Webcast for NaSTA – Student Television in the UK,
Peter Weitzel – a thirty seven year veteran of IBC – reviews what was seen, heard and spoken about
at this year’s event – and adding the next stage of technology developments
from the SMPTE Conference in Hollywood.
He will have SMPTE UK Leaders Bruce Devlin (Mr MXF) and Simon Gauntlett to discuss the
importance of the hot topics in the film TV and Digital Media industries – in the next few months and years.
These Conferences – along with NAB Show in April set the directions for creative industries
– and both of these events showed some clear directions in the use of IP, UHD/HDR, IMF
and more new technologies in our industries.
Tonight we hope that you will gain some context, information and key points from these conferences
– and to point out the opportunities that they give for you to attend, network and learn....
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IBC is the leading annual conference and exhibition for professionals engaged in the creation,
management and delivery of entertainment and news content worldwide.
~Six leading international bodies including SMPTE are the partners behind IBC,
representing both exhibitors and visitors.
In 2016 the event had a record attendance, attracting more than 55,000 attendees
from 170 countries around the world, exhibiting more than 1,600 of the world's key technology
suppliers and showcasing a debate-leading conference.
SMPTE Annual Technical conference and exhibition 2016 included three days of technical sessions,
two high-tech exhibition halls, special events including the annual Awards Ceremony
and the SMPTE-HPA Student Film Festival, plus a pre-conference Symposium,
bringing unparalleled opportunities for professional development, relationship building,
and “mind sharing.”
In 2016 there were over 2,500 attendees including world-renowned technology thought-leaders,
covering UHD(or 4k) /HDR/ HFR/WCG in TV and Cinema, the real interoperability successes
of Video over IP and the work on standards to support this, and the growth of IMF
and other file formats across all industries.