Technical brilliance. Creative passion. A shared dedication to the collaborative process. From the early days of entertainment technology to the latest digital media breakthroughs, the brightest minds in the industry have found their community in SMPTE, the home of creative technology.
SMPTE people form a global professional society of individuals and corporations collaborating for the advancement of all things technical in the motion picture, television and digital media industries. The Society fosters a diverse and engaged membership from both the technology and creative communities, delivering vast educational offerings , technical conferences and exhibitions , informational blog posts , and the renowned SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal. We champion local and global forums, section meetings and other events that offer invaluable access to a network of mentors and colleagues. And we encourage and reward volunteer participation in leadership roles Board of Governors page within the Society.
Just as importantly, SMPTE is an internationally recognized Standards organization, bringing order to the chaos of constantly evolving technologies with a high level of unbiased technical excellence. SMPTE's more than 800 engineering standards and guidelines are developed in a collaborative process with individuals and corporations to advance global interoperability of hardware and software. As a result, the industry worldwide can enjoy both improved workflow and uncompromising quality for seamless creation, management and delivery of media.