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Films Selected for the 2021 National Film Registry

Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden announced today the annual selection of 25 influential motion pictures to be inducted into the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress.... More

EIDR’s Got You Covered: 2022 Golden Globe Nominations

The 2022 Golden Globe nominations have been announced: 122 different nominations in 28 categories covering motion pictures and television programs. Rapper Snoop Dogg announced the ... More

A How-To For EIDR Training

EIDR training is open to any EIDR member, new or veteran ... and getting EIDR training just got easier. Here’s how you do it: Step 1: Click or share https://calendly.com/eidrt... More

How EIDR is Helping Companies Identify, Track Content

Content movement from platform to platform is at an all-time high now and audiences have an expectation to locate content regardless of its brand. That’s why the Entertainment... More

EIDR Annual Participant Meeting Goes All-Virtual Dec. 9

With daily COVID-19 cases resurging across Europe, the Smart Content Summit/EIDR Annual Participant Meeting (APM) scheduled for Dec. 5 in Amsterdam as part of the IBC Show will ins... More

EIDR to Weigh in on AAIS Project Nov. 19

During a Nov. 19 webinar, EIDR’s Richard Kroon will be among the expert panelists weighing in on the importance of the Addressable Asset Identification Standard (AAIS) project f... More

Experts Turn the Spotlight on Biggest M&E Industry Data Challenges

One upside from the global COVID-19 pandemic is that many media and entertainment companies took the time to seriously address their data structures and strategies. But several ... More

EIDR, Ad-ID and LMT Tout Importance of M&E Data Standards

Ad-ID, the Entertainment Identifier Registry (EIDR) and the Language Metadata Table (LMT) Working Group highlighted the importance of media and entertainment industry standards and... More

EIDR Annual Participant Meeting Set for Dec. 5 in Amsterdam

Following an all-virtual edition due to the pandemic, the EIDR Annual Participant Meeting (APM) returns Dec. 5, this time in Amsterdam as part of the in-person IBC Show, with viewe... More

Solving the Genre Classification Conundrum

“Genre” is one of the most-used terms in the entertainment business. But pinning down exactly what we need by genre is challenging. Is an “animated adventure” an “animate... More

The (Un)Predictability of SVOD Performance

Streaming services are a mystery. Complete and accurate theatrical box office, television audience ratings, and home video rental performance have generally been available throu... More

EIDR Director Kip Welch Departs, ‘Proud’ of Tenure with Registry

Kip Welch, a founding executive officer, longtime board member, and executive director of the Entertainment ID Registry (EIDR) since December 2019, is stepping down from his roll w... More