The Image API allows access to our database of image stills for movie
titles and performers.
The link to access this API is: http://api.internetvideoarchive.com/Common/Photos.aspx
You must be registered with a developer account in order to use this.
If you do not have one, you can register by going to http://www.internetvideoarchive.com/IVA/Support
- The IVA Published ID, IVA Performer ID, Category ID, or Date Since modified to look-up images.
SearchFor - 0 (default) for
Published ID search, 1 for Performer ID search, 2 for Category ID search, 3 for Date Since search.
|Category IDs |
|Note: Specifying a category ID that is a parent will include images from all child categories. |
|Category ID |
|Parent Category ID |
|Category Name |
|1 ||Parent |
|Packaged ||Images depicting the covers of any packaged goods. |
|DVD Cover |
|DVD cover. |
|Blu-Ray Cover |
|Blu-Ray cover. |
|Poster art. |
|Theatrical Poster |
|Theatrical poster art. |
|All photos supplied for promotion. |
|Press photos. |
|Images taken on set during production. |
|Images taken off set and not during production. |
|Screen Capture |
|Images taken from video footage. |
|In Game |
|Images from game footage of live play or introductions. |
- 1 (default) - Use to page through results.
PageSize - 20 (default) - Use to set page size of results (max 50).
DeveloperID - You get this when you register for a developer account.
| Example Usage: |
This will retrieve images that are available for a performer with the ID
This will retrieve images that are available for a movie with the ID 576682.
The return feed
looks similar to this:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<items Page="1" PageSize="50" PageCount="1" TotalRecordCount="80">
<Title ID="565673">PUBLIC ENEMIES</Title>
<Performer ID="4311">Johnny Depp</Performer>
item returned correlates to a unique image in our database.
A unique Image ID that identifies the image.
description of the image if available.
Credit: A image credit that should be displayed along with the image if available.
The textual category name for the image.
numeric category identifier for the image.
Each <Image> tag designates size/quality variations of the image.
- This is the source version of the image. Full resolution, no width
and height restrictions. This will carry the highest file size.
- This is a thumbnail version of the image at 100x100 size.
- This is a smaller version of the source with a max width of 600 and
max height of 400.
Titles/Title: Each <Title> tag designates
any titles related to this image and their IDs (Published ID).
Each <Performer> tag designates any performers related to this image and their IDs (Performer ID).