EiDR News

The Title Registrar to Unveil New EIDR APIs

It has developed two APIs—one for EIDR resolution, and the other for full EIDR registration, matching, and editing. Both are JSON-based, simple to use, and designed to ease EIDR integration for both large and small shops.   The Resolution API will have a free tier, which p... More

EIDR: Standardized IDs Help M&E Companies Achieve Efficiency, Reduce Friction

Media and entertainment organizations large and small can reduce friction and gain efficiency in both manual and automated transactions by adopting common identification standards including the Entertainment Registry Identifier Association (EIDR) and the Language Metadata table (... More

The Ides of March

March 15 (the 75th day of the Roman calendar), famously marked as the “Ides of March” (a.k.a, the middle of March), was once best known as the date by which you had to settle your debts from the prior year (marking, as it did, the first full moon of the Roman new year). In 44... More

An Evening with John Ford

John Ford and I share two things in common: our birthdays (February 1 – he in 1894, me some years later) and poor eyesight (both of us with glasses, though he stepped it up a notch with an eye patch in 1955). Where we differ is that John Ford was one of the founding and most in... More

EIDR’s Got You Covered: 2021 Golden Globe Awards Nominations

EIDR would like to congratulate the 65 different programs that shared the 125 nominations across 25 different categories in the 2021 Golden Globe Awards, presented by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. The 78th annual Golden Globes Awards ceremony will take place on Feb. 28... More

EIDR’s Got You Covered: 2021 SAG Awards Nomination

EIDR would like to congratulate the 52 different programs that shared the 75 nominations across 15 different categories in the 2021 SAG Awards. The 27th annual SAG Awards ceremony will take place on April 4, airing in the U.S. on the TNT television network, starting at 9 p.m. ET.... More

Celebrating our Antipodean Friends

On January 17, 1788, HMS Supply under the command of Captain Arthur Phillip sailed into Botany Bay, New South Wales.[1] Looking for a suitable place to establish a new penal colony,[2] Captain Phillip moved north to the Port Jackson area where he was joined by the remainder of hi... More

The New Theatrical Normal?

2020 has been an interesting year: wildfires in the Australian bush; Prince Harry and Meghan Markle conduct their own Brexit; murder hornets; wildfires in the Western US; and Zoom surpassed Skype as the most popular personal Web conferencing application. That last one may have be... More

Smart Content Summit EU Hears From EIDR

Richard Kroon, director of technical operations for the Entertainment ID Registry (EIDR), and Avner Braverman, CEO of Reshuffle, brought their insights on mature APIs and taking advantage of the cloud’s ability to deploy and scale services, to the 5th November Smart Content Sum... More

Happy Anniversary, Princess Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen

October is full of important events in German history and culture, including: Martin Luther nails his 95 theses to the doors of the Hofkirche at Wittenberg in 1517. The annual Oktoberfest[1] held in Munich since 1811.[2] The birth of Friedrich “What doesn’t kill us... More