WEDNESDAY 26TH APRIL – Join in with industry mates to share some stories, have a drink or two, have a laugh and enjoy a bite to eat (finger food) provided by SMPTE. Relax whilst you think about comrades lost in the desert, cracked lips, wandering aimlessly down the aisles of Las Vegas Convention Centre with blistered feet and sore heads.
Taronga Zoo has invested in an amazing new theatre featuring a plethora of world firsts: 5:1 screen, 5.4k resolution and a new production that will blow your socks off. SMPTE Members; come and see it at a special guild/society night with the production team who created the format. But be quick – it’s this Tuesday and you need to register by Monday morning….
This month, JMC Academy plays host to SMPTE members and guests, with a session that covers some interesting aspects of Post – and in particular, how to take a must-be-done but underexciting task, and turn it into an Emmy Award-winner. Meet JJ Jamieson, the man who made it happen – plus we feed and water you, on the house. Read on…
The Australia Section has plenty of activity planned for this year: 26 April, 17 May, and June all in train. Grab your diary, and log these dates before you miss out… and if you’re not on our mailing list (because you’re not a member. no longer a member or you haven’t registered) sign up now to stay in touch. The magenta signup button is on every page or click through to this story to find it.
HO!, HO!, HO! It’s that time of year again.
Time to be happy.
Time to have fun.
Time to put those woes behind you.
Time to Eat, Drink* and be Merry with your industry peers at the fantastic Otto Ristorante.
SMPTE Australia Section welcomes SMPTE members, their life partners, partner association members and non-members to the 2016 SMPTE Christmas bash on Wednesday 7th December.
Nine Network Australia (NNA) is delighted to welcome SMPTE Australia Section members and guests to a technical overview and tour of the National Playout Centre (NPC) for Nine Network.
NPC opened in 2012 and originally served 18 channels across the country. The multichannel content playout solution allowed the broadcaster to streamline technical operations by centralizing playout within a single, highly efficient and modern broadcast facility.
Mad Max Fury Road took over 15 years to progress from almost-ready to actual production. A crew of 1500 laboured in the Namibian desert for six months or more to help realise George Miller’s dream, and in the process solved one unsolvable problem after another. In a special SMPTE Section Meeting, we bring you the backstory from people who were part of that crew.
Our November Section Meeting will be held from on Wednesday 18 November at the breezy new Artarmon studios of Chief Entertainment (1800 for 1830, finish around 2200). Registration has now closed, and the event is a sellout!! Details of the event are on your Eventbrite registration, or check the story here…
How up-to-date are you with the practicalities of digital microphones?
As traditional analogue spectrum goes for other uses, the bands become ever more crowded and the number of channels needed increases, where do you go? Channels, latency, gotchas…
Help is at hand, and Volker Schmitt of Sennheiser has the good oil.
The 2015 Post-NAB event is on, and bigger than ever thanks to our hosts Telstra. You get three great nights for the one attendance: victuals and comestibles (think drinks, canapes and networking), an update on the state of our industry, surrounded by Sydney’s most amazing corporate multimedia experience.
How loud is LOUD in the cinema? Do we have a handle on that yet, and do we understand loudness of a whole movie? Ioan Allen believes there’s an approach which might serve us well, and he’ll share that with us. If you’re in SMPTE, ASSG or a related guild, take note: enlightenment is a few clicks away…