Category: Section Meetings

April Section Meeting – *** NAB Stayers’ Celebration 2018 ***

WEDNESDAY 11TH 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.

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…

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.

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….

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.

SMPTE Australia Section Christmas Bash

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.

23 November Section Meeting – Nine Playout Centre *****SOLD OUT*****

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.

2015 XMAS Bash


Christmas Bash on again – ho ho ho. Tip: if you have registered, then all the details are available through Eventbrite. We’ve also updated the menu, and it’s a corker. So now just work out how to get to the Treehouse in North Sydney. Read all about it…

November Section Meeting: Chief Entertainment


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…

Relive the Ealing memories


So often, people who couldn’t attend a meeting ask the question: why didn’t you record that, so that we can watch it later? Guess what: we did just that!

Here’s a chance to catch up with a meeting you might have missed (or would like to relive), as we recall the BBC’s glory days at Ealing Studios.

Section Meeting: Post-NAB Bash Wednesday 1 June

Come join fellow industry colleagues for a close and personal update on what tantalised the media centric technogeek and the broadcast electrodork.

**** UPDATE **** Revised 6.00pm start time due to State of Origin game. Check out main story for local parking details