Opportunities for Students - Scholarship and Paper Deadline is 1 May!
2017 NAB Show Student Social
Students are invited to the SMPTE booth, in the Upper Lobby of the South Hall, from 4 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 25, for a social mixer, where they can interact with SMPTE Members, including board of governors members, directors, Sections leadership, and staff who will discuss their work in the industry.
Student Paper Award and Special Student Paper Issue of the Journal
SMPTE's Student Paper Award honors a Student Member that prepares and submits an outstanding paper dealing with some technical phase of motion pictures, television, photographic instrumentation, or their closely allied arts and sciences. The paper will be published in the SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal, providing recognition both for the author and the institution at which the work was done. The application form and requirements are online at www.smpte.org/student-paper-award.
Louis F. Wolf Jr. Memorial Scholarship
The Louis F. Wolf Jr., Memorial Scholarship offers $5,000 toward the cost of tuition at the student's educational institution. The scholarship is open to SMPTE student members who are full-time undergraduate students enrolled in an accredited two- or four-year college or university. Applicants must be majoring in a program emphasizing the engineering, science, advanced technologies, or fundamental theories associated with motion imaging, sound, metadata, and workflows consistent with SMPTE's field of interest, and each must have completed a minimum of four courses toward said major in good academic standing. The application form and requirements are online at www.smpte.org/scholarships.
Student Film Festival
In collaboration with the Hollywood Professional Alliance® (HPA®), SMPTE presents a Student Film Festival at our Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition in Hollywood, California. www.smpte.org/smpte2017/sff
Student Membership Challenge
Your first year of Student SMPTE Membership can be free and renewals are now only $10! Learn more here.
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 list of Student Chapters and their advisors is available here.
The Vista Project
Lead the Way and add your voice and creativity to the next generation of movie going experiences! You can team up with friends and classmates and be among the first to introduce Interactive Movies to theaters around the world. www.thevistaproject.com