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EIDR Efforts Highlighted at Feb. 28 ITS: Localisation London Event

MESA’s annual Content Workflow Management Forum has re-branded to the Innovation and Transformation Summit (ITS): Localisation, and EIDR is among those sponsoring the premiere event for language service providers in media and entertainment. ITS: Localisation — MESA’s first... More

EIDR Executive Director: The Localization Flash Mob

The process of localizing content for distribution internationally has charmingly been described as spaghetti-like. I prefer to think of it as a flash mob. Do you remember flash mobs? The purpose is to initially confuse others, but then entertain them. There is an organizer, a... More

EIDR’s Got You Covered: 2023 Oscar Nominations

Nominations for the 95th Academy Awards are out and this year 54 different movies have been recognized with 121 individual nominations in 23 separate categories, led by Everything Everywhere All at Once with 11 nominations in total including Best Picture, 4 Acting nominations, an... More

EIDR’s Got You Covered: 2023 Razzie Nominations

Nominations for the 43rd Golden Raspberry Awards are out and this year 17 different movies have been (dis)honored for their exceptionally poor performances. (Two of the Razzie nominated films – Blonde and Elvis – are also Oscar-nominated this year, though in different categor... More

EIDR’s Got You Covered: 2023 Golden Globes

The 80th annual Golden Globe awards were presented on Jan. 9, honoring outstanding motion pictures and television programs from 2022. There were 135 nominations in 27 different categories. The nominees were drawn from 36 different motion pictures and 30 different television progr... More

Engineer’s Room: Fox Film Corp.

The 2019 Disney acquisition of 20th Century Fox[1] resulted in the creation of two companies:[2] 20th Century Studios,[3] now owned by The Walt Disney Company, and FOX Corporation,[4] an independent company with a controlling interest owned by the Murdock family.[5] This essentia... More

Boxing Day

Dec. 25 (Christmas Day) gets all the press, so it tends to overshadow its sibling Dec. 26, the second day of Christmas.[1] In traditionally Catholic countries, Dec. 26 is St. Stephen’s Day, honoring the first Christian martyr[2] but in British Commonwealth countries, Dec. 26 is... More

British HITS Panel: AWS Provides a Tour of the Tech Behind ‘The CLB’

Amazon Web Services (AWS) tech experts provided a tour of the technology and companies behind the Cloud Localisation Blueprint (“The CLB”), with an emphasis on automation, scalability and collaboration, during the panel session “Behind the Scenes: The Technology of The CLB... More

British HITS Panel: Why The Cloud Localisation Blueprint Matters

Launched during IBC’s Accelerator Program in September and involving more than 10 companies across the localization supply chain, The Cloud Localisation Blueprint (“The CLB”) pioneered a streamlined, cloud-based workflow approach to increase efficiencies and transparency am... More

EIDR Board Members Tout ID Benefits at British HITS Event

It was just a few years ago that Hollywood’s major studios began aggressively using the Entertainment Identifier Registry (EIDR) unique identifier system for film titles. Today, it would be abnormal for a studio not to. That was the message EIDR board members, from content, ... More