Category: Australia Section News

SMPTE Christmas Dinner

Something completely different. The design of Riley St Garage is inspired by New York’s Meatpacking District. Originally Australia’s first full service garage, the building was renovated and re-imagined, and is the home of this year’s SMPTE Australia Section Xmas Bash. Tickets going quickly…

Memories of SMPTE17

We watched for a year as the 2017 SMPTE event approached. Then the week went by in a flash. But some things remain, and the twin focus on High Dynamic Range and IP conversion resonated with Conference attendees and Exhibition-goers alike. Check out the pix and see what you missed…

Special Webinars – free to attend!!

Places still available: today, Tuesday 11 July, we’re running two special Webinars to give you a taste of what’s coming up next week at SMPTE17. Join our panel of distinguished experts for two views on what’s happening in the world of HDR, and what it takes to transition from SDI to IP.

SMPTE17 CONFERENCE – Shadow Minister for Communications to deliver keynote address

Michelle Rowland MP, the Shadow Minister for Communications and Federal Member for Greenway will give the keynote presentation at the upcoming SMPTE17 Conference.

The Shadow Minister’s address will discuss current issues in the media and communications ecosystem, and the need for principles-based and evidence-informed policy for transition to the future, including………..

June Section Meeting – DANTE an Australian Success Story

Audinate, the home of Dante has kindly offered to host the next Section meeting on 21 June, and will be taking you through the journey of how one man’s vision, borne through the need to simplify his connectivity issues in following his passion of music, would develop in to this cutting edge technology that has gained global acceptance.

April Section Meeting – *** NAB Stayers’ Celebration ***

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.

WILDSCOPE Cinema at the Zoo – Tuesday 4 April

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….

SMPTE Australia Section – Election Results

Thank you to all those section members who voted in the recent SMPTE Australia Section elections. Firstly, a big thank you to Peter Stavrianos (Stav) and Kathy-Anne McManus (KAM) for their contribution to the SMPTE Australia Section board. It’s not…

2017 Section Meeting plan: save the dates, watch this space

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.

Geoff Healy – SMPTE Fellow – receives OAM in 2017

The Australia Section of SMPTE salutes a life Fellow og the SMPTE: Geoff Healy has been awarded an OAM in the 2017 Australia Day Honours list. Geoff will be well known to many of you from his time at Seven Network, as the man who headed up SOBO for the Sydney Olympics, and the dad who innovated Racecam…