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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. Selected for their cultural, historic or aesthetic importance to preserve the nation’s film herit... 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 79th annual award nominations from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA). The motion pictur... 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/eidrtraining Step 2: Click EIDR User Training Step 3: Select your training date Step 4: ... More

Poverty Row’s Poster Child: PRC

Producers Releasing Corporation (PRC) is not a household name, but it played an important role in the U.S. theatrical market during its run from 1939–1947.[1] At the time, the Big Five[2] and The Little Three[3] dominated US theatrical production, distribution, and exhibition[4... 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 ID Registry (EIDR) offers a non-proprietary ID for all public media content. Much like an ISBN or ... 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 instead be held Dec. 9 as an all-virtual event. The EIDR APM event will be held in conjunction with ... 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 for next-generation content distribution. AAIS seeks to resolve issues around content replacement ... More

How to Automate EIDR Registration

An automated EIDR integration is possible, even if you have multiple title management systems. You will need your tech team to build or piggyback onto existing technology. Here’s what they need to know. You want: An API that will allow your title management system(s) to... More

The King of the Double Feature

American International Pictures (AIP)[1] was the king of the American double feature in the post-Studio era, operating from the mid-1950s until the early 1980s.[2] It specialized in producing and distributing B-movies, exploitation films of various sorts, and dubbed foreign impor... 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 data challenges still remain for the industry, according to experts who spoke Oct. 21 during the LMT... More