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How Smart Automation Can Turbocharge Your Media Supply Chain

As streaming services face a period of consolidation, the ever-present search for value and efficiency in the media supply-chain has increased in intensity – and thankfully due to automation there are plenty of efficiencies to be found. While a huge amount of focus and inves... More

Authenticated Metadata Spec Unveiled at ITS Automation

The who’s who of media and entertainment have banded together to tackle one of the industry’s most difficult challenges: the consistent, efficient management and delivery of accurate metadata for content. Media and entertainment catalog management firm Fabric is collaborat... More

Helman, Drewry Win Engineering Emmy Award for Work Creating EIDR

MovieLabs’ Jim Helman, CTO, and Raymond Drewry, chief scientist and VP of EMEA operations, have been awarded an Engineering, Science & Technology Emmy for creation of the Entertainment Identifier Registry (EIDR). Helman and Drewry led the design and development of EIDR as p... More

Engineer’s Room: Nordic Noir

Nordic noir[1] could be described as “Film noir, but more bleak – and in color.” More precisely, Nordic noir (also called “Scandi noir” or “Scandinavian noir”) began as a literary genre of crime fiction,[2] generally (but not always) police procedurals following a c... More

Closing the Loop

The EIDR registry went live in 2010. In the early days, it was tough for some companies to commit to EIDR because there wasn’t much data in the registry. But over the past 13 years, the registry has grown to more than 70 participating companies and there are now 2.8 million reg... More

M&E Journal: Automation in Uncertain Times

It’s an understatement to say that the entertainment industry has been having a tough time these past few months. Many of the biggest companies are dealing with layoffs, some on a major scale. By my count, in the past 18 months, the industry has seen more than 80,000 people ... More

EIDR’s Got You Covered: 2023 Primetime Emmy Awards

On July 12 nominations for the 2023 Primetime Emmy Awards were announced in a ceremony hosted by Yvette Nicole Brown (Community) and the Television Academy’s Frank Scherma. There were 240 separate nominations in 41 major different categories representing 107 different series, m... More

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EIDR Makes Data Available to Members

More than a dozen years’ worth of collected metadata from the Entertainment ID Registry (EIDR) is being made available to employees working with EIDR member companies. Visitors to eidr.org/get-eidr-reports/ can submit their info to gain access to the reports, which are being p... More

EIDR Welcomes New Members

The Entertainment ID Registry (EIDR) is welcoming a host of new members, in both the partner and contributor categories, including studios, vendors and broadcasters. Here’s a look at who’s new. BYUtv BYUtv creates purposeful, engaging viewing experiences that entertain, ins... More