Video Asset Media Types

IVA makes it easy to find the types of video assets you want to work with by marking each asset with a MediaID that identifies the media type.   The chart below identifies these ID’s and the related media types.  You can find these media types in our API as well as the mapping tables we provide to clients.

Media Types for Movies

IVA captures many types of video assets relating to movies. The chart below shows the types of assets found in our catalog as well as their media ID’s so you can easily find a movie asset in our API’s.
 Media    IDMedia TypeDescription
   0MovieThis is the main movie trailer. If more than one trailer has been made to promote a movie, the most recent trailer becomes the main, or default asset; older trailers become media type Movie Alternate.
  20Movie AlternateThis category includes all trailers that IVA receives in addition to the main, or default trailer. This category can include older trailers, as well as international versions with subtitles or other languages spoken.
 10Movie SceneOrSampleA clip or scene from the movie.
   5Movie InterviewInterviews with cast and crew about the movie.
   6Movie Behind the ScenesBehind-the-scenes footage from the making of the movie.
 34Movie Fan-MadeNot currently available.

Media Types for Episodic Content (TV & Web)

The Series / Season / Episode hierarchy of video assets applies to programs produced for TV as well as for programs produced for the internet. The chart below shows the types of assets found in our catalog as well as their media ID’s so you can easily find TV and web assets in our API’s.
Media IDMedia TypeDescription
24SeriesAssets that are representative of the series as a whole; intended to give anyone who watches an idea of what the program is about.
52Series AlternateAdditional assets that IVA has received to promote the series.
51Series SceneOrSampleA clip or scene from the series.
49Series InterviewInterviews with cast and crew about the series.
50Series Behind-the -ScenesBehind-the-scenes footage from the making of the series.
64Series SliderA video slideshow comprised of production and promotional stills.
53Series Fan-MadeNot currently available.
26SeasonAssets promoting a specific season of a series.
57Season AlternateAdditional assets that IVA has received to promote the season.
56Season SceneOrSampleA clip or scene from the season.
54Season InterviewInterviews with cast and crew about the season.
55Season Behind-the- ScenesBehind-the-scenes footage from the making of the season.
53Season Fan-MadeNot currently available.
27EpisodeAssets promoting a specific episode in the season.
32Episodic AlternateAdditional assets that IVA has received to promote a specific episode.
31Episodic SceneOrSampleA clip or scene from the episode.
29Episodic InterviewInterviews with cast and crew about the episode.
30Episodic Behind-the-ScenesBehind-the-scenes footage from the making of the episode.
38Episodic Fan-MadeNot currently available.

Media Types for Show (Non-Episodic TV)

A show is a one-off program such as an awards show, or a sporting event, that does not fit into the season / series / episode format. In the chart below you can see the types of assets you can find in our catalog as well as their media ID’s so you can easily find them in our API’s.
Media IDMedia TypeDescription
25ShowVideo assets that are promos for a specific show.
62Show AlternateAlternate versions of promos for this show.
61Show SceneOrSampleA clip or scene from the show.
59Show InterviewInterviews with participants and crew about the show.
60Show Behind-the- ScenesBehind-the-scenes footage from the making of the show.
63Show Fan-MadeNot currently available.

Media Types for Song

IVA has a large catalog of music videos. In some cases the artist or label will provide us with more than just the music video and those assets would fall under one of the alternate media types below. The chart below shows the types of assets found in our catalog as well as their media ID’s so you can easily find a music video asset in our API’s.
Media IDMedia TypeDescription
3SongMedia type for music videos of a song.
33Song AlternateAlternate versions of the music video.
14Song SceneOrSampleA clip or sample from the music video.
12Song InterviewInterviews with performer(s) about the music video or the band.
15Song Behind-the-ScenesBehind-the-scenes footage from the making of the music video.

Media Types for Games

IVA has a large catalog of game trailers and video. The chart below shows the types of assets found in our catalog as well as their media ID’s so you can easily find game video assets in our API’s.
Media IDMedia TypeDescription
1GameMedia type for game trailers.
23Game AlternateAlternate versions of the game trailer.
21Games SceneOrSampleA clip or sample from the game.
35Game Fan-madePlace holder for future content.

Media Types for a Live Performance Event

Promos or trailers for a live event, such as a Broadway show, are denoted with one of the media types listed below. The chart below shows the types of assets found in our catalog as well as their media ID’s so you can easily find a live performance event asset in our API’s.
Media IDMedia TypeDescription
43Live EventVideo assets that are of this type are promos for a live event.
47Live Event AlternateAlternate versions of promos for this live event.
46Live Event SceneOrSampleA clip or scene from the live event.
44Live Event InterviewInterviews with cast and crew about the live event.
45Live Event Behind-the-ScenesBehind-the-scenes footage from the making of or preparation of the live event.
48Show Fan-MadeNot currently available

Other Media Types

The media types below are for kinds of content that do not fit in any of the above, such as an exercise program.
Media IDMedia TypeDescription
28OtherUsed for content that does not fit in any of the categories above. Also used by IVA clients for proprietary content.
42Other AlternateAlternate versions of promos for “Other” media type.
41Other SceneOrSampleA clip or sample from video.
39Other InterviewInterviews with participants and crew.
40Other Behind-the- ScenesBehind-the-scenes footage.
37Other Fan-MadeNot currently available.
8CommercialUsed by IVA customers for proprietary video content.
19NewsUsed by customers for proprietary video content.