What Is EIDR?
EIDR is a universal unique identifier system for movie and television assets. From top level titles, edits, and DVDs, to encodings, clips and mash-ups, EIDR provides global unique identifiers for the entire range of audiovisual object types that are relevant to entertainment commerce.
The Registry's flexible data model supports complex relationships that exist between various assets and is interoperable with other standard and proprietary identifier schemes.
How Does EIDR Work?
The EIDR Registry is built on industry standard Digital Object Identifier (DOI) technology that is flexible and extensible to meet the evolving needs of the industry.
The Registry is backed by a sophisticated de-duplication module that guarantees uniqueness of all registry entries. Registrants may use one of many interfaces to interact with the Registry.
Is EIDR For You?
If your organization is involved in movie and television production, post-processing, distribution or provides services to the entertainment industry, you could reap significant benefits from joining the non-profit EIDR Registry.
EIDR is an industry non-profit operated on a cost recovery basis. It is open to all industry participants. A variety of membership options are available.