EiDR News

Nordic Entertainment Group Shares EIDR Success Story

Leading Nordic media company Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT) just a few years ago was running into a problem. Growing fast and expanding the business across several regions, the media group discovered that it had several instances of the same title in its rights management s... More

EIDR, WD Execs: SMPTE’s C4 ID Complements EIDR ID

Although some people mistakenly believe SMPTE’s recently standardized C4 ID is a competitor to the Entertainment Identifier Registry (EIDR) global unique identifier system or they’re concerned that its introduction muddies the identifier landscape, neither is true. C4 ID a... More

EIDR By the Numbers: The Identifier System Has Hit ‘Critical Mass’

The Entertainment Identifier Registry (EIDR) global unique identifier system made a significant amount of progress with content in the past year and more growth is expected this year, with the start of EIDR’s second decade just over the horizon, according to Clint Richmond, ope... More

Digital Media Consultant: Avoid Silo Mentality With EIDR Implementation

Although the Entertainment Identifier Registry (EIDR) global unique identifier system is now widely accepted as the industry standard in many technical specifications and workflows, organizations still often need to overcome legacy technical, cultural and other challenges when se... More

EIDR’s Got You Covered: 2019 Oscar Nominations

This year members of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences nominated 52 different feature films and short subjects in 24 different categories (122 separate nominations overall), with Roma and The Favourite leading the rest with 10 nominations each. The record for the mo... More

EIDR Experts Look to ID System’s Future

PLAYA VISTA, Calif. — 2019 marks the ninth year of existence for the Entertainment Identifier Registry (EIDR), the global unique identifier system. But while it’ll be a year before the organization can celebrate year 10, perhaps a bigger milestone has already been reached.Thi... More

EIDR’s Got You Covered: BAFTA Award Nominations Edition

The BAFTA Award nominations for theatrical motion pictures are out. 42 different films were nominated in 21 different categories. And once again EIDR has unique IDs for all of them.  The winners will be announced on February 10, 2019. Below are all the associated EIDR IDs... More

The Engineer’s Room: Summer Down Under

By: Richard Kroon, Director of Engineering, EIDR January is mid-winter in the northern hemisphere – short days and deep snow in the upper latitudes or “that time of year when it might rain for a bit” as it is known in Los Angeles – but at the other end of the world it... More

Will Kreth Interviewed by Marketplace’s Erika Beras

Will Kreth was recently interviewed by Marketplace’s Erika Beras to discuss Netflix’s new hit, Bird Box, and its record breaking launch capturing 45 million user views. The podcast also discussed various strategies both streaming and legacy media companies can take to remain ... More

The Engineer’s Room: Christmas Favorites Across the US

By: Richard Kroon, Director of Engineering, EIDR In years past, we’ve delved into the hotly-contested controversy of exactly what constitutes a “Christmas Movie”: The movie is set during the Christmas holidays, even if that’s not the focus of the story: e.g., Th... More