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Media Forward

Montgomery College MD

Tuesday October 29th

6:00 - 9:00 PM

Meet with leading media professionals from the area to discover the latest in media technologies and learn about career opportunities.

Montgomery College

Theater Arts Arena (Building TA)

(note: this is a different building than our

previous Media Forward event at

Montgomery College)

51 Mannakee St, Rockville MD 20850

Parking in lots 7,8 & 9 (free)

Free for all students. Refreshments will be served.

Produced by SMPTE in participation with Montgomery College and the Maryland STEM Festival

Free for all students

Advance Registration Required

Space is limited

Countdown to Media Forward

 

Media Forward

Launching Media Technology Careers

Media Forward  builds careers in media technologies and associated fields. Our events provide students with the technical knowledge and an understanding of what it takes to succeed in the media industry today. 

At Media Forward events, students will have opportunities to learn about core technologies,and discover the latest developments while interacting with local media professionals and executives. Events also include employment, internship and mentoring opportunities.

All students of any age with an interest and passion in media technology are welcome to attend .The primary focus is on high school, college, technical school and post graduate students. Diversity and inclusivity are core to our mission. The events are offered at no charge. 

Please contact the event producers below if you have any questions.

 

LEARN

Media Forward connects high school and college students with the future
of media technology, giving you a glimpse into the realm behind all those
digital screens that surround us. Industry professionals from Amazon,
NPR, PBS, and others will share what they’ve learned along the way in
their career journeys - and afterwards you’ll get to mix and mingle with
representatives from across the media technology space!

 
 

INTERACT

At Media Forward, students engage with local media professionals and executives who are renowned experts in their fields. From hands-on demonstrations to career guidance, Media Forward offers students opportunities to learn, build mentoring relationships and prepare for a future in media.

Media Forward events may include

  • Hands-on demonstrations

  • Technology workshops

  • Internship and job opportunities

  • Facility tours

  • Technical presentations

  • Career guidance

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers

Media Forward is Produced by the SMPTE Washington DC Section

Since 1916 SMPTE has been at the forefront of media technology.  SMPTE continues to drive the evolution of motion pictures, television and professional media through our global society of technologists, developers and creatives by setting industry standards, providing relevant education and fostering an engaged membership.

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The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers

Media Forward is Produced by the SMPTE Washington DC Section

Since 1916 SMPTE has been at the forefront of media technology.  SMPTE continues to drive the evolution of motion pictures, television and professional media through our global society of technologists, developers and creatives by setting industry standards, providing relevant education and fostering an engaged membership.

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Montgomery College

Thank you to Montgomery College for hosting Media Forward

Montgomery College is a public, open access community college located in Montgomery County, Maryland, just outside Washington, DC.

MCTV is an award-winning, nationally recognized full service HD operation, providing a 24/7 cable channel and professional video production services for the Montgomery College community.  MCTV strives to create high quality informational, educational and entertainment programming for residents, while supporting the County’s only community college. MCTV offers a unique, dynamic and exciting television production experience to students enrolled in MC’s Media Arts Technologies courses, and other related programs at Montgomery College. MCTV student production aides participate in hands-on media training in the field and at our studio located in Macklin Tower on the Rockville Campus. Students receive intensive real-life production experience such as covering MC news, events, athletics, and performing arts, plus MCTV alumni have a track record of success in finding employment in media careers as well as transferring to four-year universities.

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Maryland STEM Festival

Media Forward is part of the  2019 Maryland Stem Festival

The mission of the Festival is to encourage all students regardless of background and experience to take a greater interest in STEM with the hope they will pursue a STEM related/focused career

The Media Forward Team

Media Forward is brought to you by the following organizations and sponsors

 

CONTACT US

Please contact us if you have any questions or:

  • Are a media professional and want to participate

  • Would like to host a Media Forward event at your educational institution or facility

  • Would like to sponsor or have a job fair table

James Cameron

Producer, Director & Cinematographer

Recipient, SMPTE Honorary Membership

SMPTE 2016 Awards Gala