EiDR News

The Engineer’s Room: The Famous and the Ignominious

By: Richard Kroon, Director of Engineering, EIDR - The sideshow impressario P.T. Barnum apocryphally said, “There is no such thing as bad publicity.” Some may argue the point, but we’re going to run with it and celebrate the best of the worst because EIDR shows no favori... More

M&E Journal: Get Ready for EIDR 3.0

By Will Kreth, Executive Director, Entertainment ID Registry – Since its first release in 2010, the Entertainment ID Registry (EIDR) — a widely adopted industry standard universal identifier registry, supporting the full range of asset types and relationships between ass... More

Variety Business Intelligence Joins EIDR

The Entertainment Identifier Registry Association (EIDR), the source of universal identifiers for digital distribution of movies and television assets announced today that Variety Business Intelligence, a leader in the entertainment industry providing desktop solutions, API acces... More

IBC 2018: EIDR, Ooyala, FilmTrack Set for MESA Europe Event

Executives from Ooyala, FilmTrack, the Entertainment ID Registry (EIDR) and more will be on hand Sept. 14 in Amsterdam for a MESA Europe industry breakfast event ahead of the IBC Show. The “Industry Briefing: International Content Distribution & Technology Update” wi... More

EIDR’s Kreth: Streaming Company’s Talent Rush ‘Turns Heads’ (SCN)

In a recent story by economy news service Marketplace, centered around streaming services’ rush to sign high-profile directors, writers and showrunners to big-money deals, Will Kreth executive director of the Entertainment Identifier Registry (EIDR), offered his thoughts on why... More

New Asset ID Standards the ‘UPC Code’ for Media

In early July, the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) published new standards that bind Ad-IDs to commercials and Entertainment ID Registry (EIDR) codes to programming content, using open-source audio watermarking technology. During a July 24 panel sess... More

EIDR Ready Initiative Announced

Branding initiative seeks to elevate awareness of companies that currently support EIDR ID’s throughout the media & entertainment supply chain Redwood City, California – The Entertainment Identifier Registry (EIDR) announced their new “EIDR Ready” program. The awa... More

2018 BAFTA Awards Nominations

2018/01/08 - EIDR would like to congratulate the 2018 British Academy Film Awards nominees. The awards will be presented on February 18, 2018. In total, there were 110 individual nominations excellence in 48 different domestic and international motion pictures across 23 separate ... More

24th Annual SAG Awards Nominations

2017/12/13 - EIDR would like to congratulate the 2018 SAG Awards nominees. The awards will be presented by SAG-AFTRA on January 21, 2018. In total, there were 125 individual nominations in 15 categories honoring individual and ensemble acting and stunt performances in motion pict... More

75th Golden Globe Awards Nominations

2017/12/11 - EIDR would like to congratulate the 75th Golden Globe Awards nominees. The awards will be presented by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association on January 7, 2018. In total, there were 125 individual nominations in 25 categories honoring achievement in motion pictures... More