SMPTE 2023

Cinionic Debuts New Barco Laser Projector for Post-Production

Tue, 10/17/2023 - 17:10 -- Nick Dager

Cinionic debuted a new Barco laser projector designed specifically for post-production today in a special first-look demo at the SMPTE 2023 Media Technology Summit in Hollywood. Part of the company’s award-winning Barco Series 4 laser family, the Barco Series 4 SP4K-P is the first laser projector developed exclusively to meet the unique needs of the post-production community.

SMPTE to Honor Two with Progress Medal

Tue, 10/17/2023 - 11:55 -- Nick Dager

SMPTE, the society for motion picture producers, technology, and engineers, has announced the recipients for this year's Progress Medal. This year, John Christopher Gaeta and Kim Libreri will be recognized for their vast contributions to emerging technologies in cinema and beyond, including virtual cinema, volumetric capture, and most notably, Bullet Time, which was pioneered on the original Matrix film trilogy.

SMPTE Names David Grindle Executive Director

Mon, 04/25/2022 - 10:56 -- Nick Dager

SMPTE, the home of media professionals, technologists, and engineers, today announced that David Grindle will serve as the society's next executive director. He will formally join SMPTE in July after concluding a 12-year tenure as executive director of the United States Institute for Theatre Technology, an association dedicated to performing arts and entertainment professionals.

SMPTE Names New Leadership Team

Tue, 03/22/2022 - 12:46 -- Nick Dager

SMPTE, the global home of media professionals, technologists, and engineers, today introduced the board officers, regional governors, and governors-at-large serving terms on the SMPTE Board of Governors in 2022, as well as the standards, education, and membership directors appointed to serve in 2022. This leadership group will welcome SMPTE's next executive director, continue to reimagine how professionals access engineering documents and articles, and guide the Society in providing ongoing value and service to the industry.

SMPTE Awards Gala a Global Virtual Event

Mon, 11/29/2021 - 11:25 -- Nick Dager

SMPTE, the home of media professionals, technologists, and engineers, will honor industry luminaries and next-generation leaders at the SMPTE Awards Gala, a virtual event taking place across two ceremonies on November 30 and December 1. Registration is free for this year's event, which will feature a unique social reception and a program schedule that makes it easy to engage and celebrate with friends and colleagues around the globe.

SMPTE 2021 ATC Program Announced

Mon, 11/01/2021 - 10:45 -- Nick Dager

SMPTE, the home of media professionals, technologists, and engineers, has announced the program for its annual technical conference, SMPTE 2021 ATC, a virtual event with half-day sessions running over six days from November 9-11 and November 16-18. Through technical sessions, networking and social events, interactive discussions, and keynote presentations, SMPTE 2021 ATC participants will gain access to the people, knowledge, and perspectives driving the ongoing evolution of media and entertainment.

SMPTE 2021 ATC Begins in November

Tue, 10/12/2021 - 11:16 -- Nick Dager

SMPTE, the home of media professionals, technologists, and engineers, today announced that registration is open for its annual technical conference, SMPTE 2021 ATC, a virtual event with daily four-hour sessions offered November 9-11 and November 16-18. The society's annual technical conference is the world's premier peer-reviewed forum for media and entertainment technology, and this year's format and schedule, including a day of sessions presented in APAC-friendly time zones, are designed to make participation more convenient for busy industry professionals everywhere.

SMPTE Honors Arri Image Science Engineer Harald Brendel

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 10:05 -- Nick Dager

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers has awarded Harald Brendel, Head of Center of Competence Image Science at Arri, with the Natalie M. and Herbert T. Kalmus Medal Award. With this prize, which has been handed out since 1956, the industry association recognizes outstanding technical achievements in film production, post-production, and film distribution.

SMPTE Announces Annual Award Recipients for 2021

Mon, 09/13/2021 - 10:29 -- Nick Dager

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers has released the names of the industry leaders and innovators who will be honored at this year's SMPTE Awards Gala. "This year's honorees have done so much, in so many ways, to help our industry evolve and grow," said Hans Hoffmann, SMPTE president. "Their achievements include remarkable technical advances from image capture to display, creative solutions for increasing representation across the industry, leadership in research and education, innovation in delivering moving images to consumers around the world, and critical work in standards development. We're proud to highlight and honor their work at this year's SMPTE virtual Awards Gala."

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