Tag Archives: Richard Kroon

This Year, Say It with a Kiss

Before Valentine’s Day was taken over by the chocolate-industrial complex, it was a Christian saint’s feast day honoring two[1] different St. Valentines — a Roman priest and ... More

EIDR’s Kroon, WaveSeven’s Crosby Co-Author Metadata Paper

Richard Kroon, EIDR’s director of technical operations, and Cameron Crosby, partner with media and entertainment consulting firm WaveSeven, have co-authored a paper for the “Jo... More

EIDR’s Got You Covered: 2024 Oscar Nominations

Nominations for the 96th Academy Awards are out and this year 53 different movies have been recognized with 120 individual nominations in 23 separate categories, led by Oppenheimer... More

EIDR Welcomes Fellow Primetime Emmy Award Winners

The 75th annual Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony was held on January 15, 2024, following shortly after the Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards on January 6. To everyone who won a Pri... More

Christmas Cartoons

As the holiday season hits its peak, with Lifetime and Halmark channels chock-a-block full of Christmas movies (with the occasional sprinkle of Hanukkah[1] movies mixed in as well)... More

H.P. Lovecraft

Howard Phillips Lovecraft was born on August 20, 1890, in Providence, Rhode Island. While not a particularly successful writer in his own lifetime, he is now considered one of the ... More

Fun Facts About the Netherlands

In anticipation of our trip to the Netherlands earlier this month to present the Authenticated Data Specification (ADS) at the 2023 IBC conference in Amsterdam, I researched fun fa... More

EIDR’s Got You Covered: 2023 Primetime Emmy Awards

On July 12 nominations for the 2023 Primetime Emmy Awards were announced in a ceremony hosted by Yvette Nicole Brown (Community) and the Television Academy’s Frank Scherma. There... More

Artificial Intelligence: An (Often) Cautionary Tale

Much has been made of late about the recent advances in artificial intelligence (AI). With openly available programs like DALL-E 2 for image generation and ChatGPT for text generat... More

EIDR Hosts ‘Busted Pilots’ Discussion Group June 27

On June 27, join the Entertainment ID Registry (EIDR) for a discussion on best practices around so-called “busted pilot” registrations. The EIDR registry contains records for... More