EiDR News

Free Virtual Registration for March 10 EIDR APM

The EIDR community will gather in-person for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic in Los Angeles March 10 for the annual EIDR Annual Participant Meeting. But for those who can’t get to the Skirball Cultural Center in person, EIDR is offering free registration t... More

EIDR Board Ballots Due March 6

Ballots from EIDR promoter members are due March 6 to elect the next board of directors for the organization. Each EIDR promoter shall be entitled to cast a total number of votes equal to the total number of Industry promoter director seats open for election and may allocate o... More

EIDR Takes Part in Feb. 24 ‘Intelligent Content’ Event

Hollie Choi, executive director of the Entertainment ID Registry (EIDR), Mary Yurkovic, direct of Smart Content for MESA, and MESA president Guy Finley will all take part in the Feb. 24 live NAB Amplify networking event “Creating Intelligent Content.” To be held on Twitte... More

EIDR Recognizes New, Upgraded Members

Ahead of its March 10 Annual Participant Meeting EIDR is recognizing the new members who’ve joined the organization and members who upgraded their membership in the past year. Fabric Fabric (formerly Meta) provides a categorical source of truth for title catalog data wit... More

EIDR’s Got You Covered: 2022 Oscar Nominations

The 94th annual Academy Awards nominations were announced on Feb. 8. In all, 53 different movies were nominated in 23 different categories. Leading the nominees are The Power of the Dog, with 12 nominations, and Dune with 10 nominations, each including Best Picture. The awards wi... More

We Love Our TV Moms

Many of us grew up as latchkey children with the family television as our regular babysitter.[1] If you watched enough television as a child, you had a favorite TV mom – a woman who embodied the decade’s ideals of motherhood and never made you eat your broccoli.[2] Opinions m... More

Automation, Interoperability Headline March 10 EIDR Participant Meeting

An update on automating EIDR registration with executive director Hollie Choi, the status of industry standards around identifier interoperability, and a discussion around how EIDR is helping companies make smarter content decisions by predicting what to license next. Those to... More

EIDR Issues 2.5 Millionth ID

The Entertainment ID Registry (EIDR) this month issued its 2.5 millionth unique ID, the organization announced. ID 10.5240/FC7D-4986-97A2-4512-2F16-R was assigned to the 2005 French mystery film La Boîte Noire (The Black Box), registered on behalf of UniFrance. Founded in 194... More

December Milestones

Dec. 17 is principally known for three things: Pope Clemens VII establishes the Inquisition in 1526 The first sustained motorized airplane flies at Kitty Hawk, NC in 1903 The EIDR Content ID registry is launched in 2010[1] The Entertainment ID Registry (EIDR) was co... More

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