Broadcast Tech News – SMPTE opens applications for 2019 student awards

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SMPTE (The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers) is accepting applications for the 2019 Student Paper Award and the Louis F. Wolf Jr. Memorial Scholarship. The Student Paper Award recognizes an outstanding paper, prepared and submitted by a SMPTE Student Member, that addresses a technical phase of motion pictures, television, photographic instrumentation, or their closely allied arts and sciences. The winning paper will be published in the SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal, and the winning student will receive a full conference registration to the SMPTE 2019 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition at The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites in Los Angeles, with recognition at the Society’s Awards Gala. Find details here. The Louis F. Wolf Jr. Memorial Scholarship offers $5,000 toward the cost of tuition at the student’s educational institution. The scholarship is open to SMPTE Student Members who are full-time undergrads or graduate students enrolled at an accredited two- or four-year college or university. Applicants must be majoring in a program emphasizing engineering, science, advanced technologies, or fundamental theories associated with motion imaging, sound, metadata, and workflows consistent with SMPTE’s field of interest. Find the application form here. The deadline to apply is Monday, May 13. Students can become SMPTE Student Members for free for the first year of membership.


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