MythTV Universal Metadata Format

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Query Results

    <queryterm>Star Wars</queryterm>
      <title>Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back</title>  
          <certification locale="us" name="PG" />
      <description>While Luke takes advanced Jedi training from Yoda, his friends are relentlessly pursued by Darth Vader as part of his plan to capture Luke.</description> 
        <image type="poster"thumb="" url="" /> 
      <lastupdated>2010-05-15 22:20:40</lastupdated> 
      <title>Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi</title>  
          <certification locale="us" name="PG" />
      <description>After rescuing Han Solo from the palace of Jabba the Hutt, the Rebels attempt to destroy the Second Death Star, while Luke Skywalker tries to bring his father back to the Light Side of the Force.</description> 
        <image type="poster" thumb="" url="" /> 
      <lastupdated>2010-05-26 04:11:22</lastupdated> 

Video Example

    <title>Star Wars</title>
    <subtitle>A New Hope</subtitle>
    <tagline>A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away...</tagline>
    <description>A band of rebels travel the galaxy attempting to free themselves from the tyranny of the evil galactic empire.</description>
        <certification locale="us" name="PG" />
         <category type="genre" name="Action" /> 
         <category type="genre" name="Adventure" /> 
         <category type="genre" name="Fantasy" /> 
         <category type="genre" name="Science Fiction" /> 
         <studio name="Lucasfilm" /> 
         <country name="Tunisia" /> 
         <country name="United States of America" /> 
    <releasedate>1977-05-25</releasedate> <!-- RFC-822 date -->
    <lastupdated>2010-05-17 00:51:33</lastupdated> <!-- RFC-822 date-time -->
    <runtime>121</runtime> <!-- In minutes -->
    <inetref>11</inetref> <!-- Per source reference string -->
    <imdb>0076759</imdb> <!-- IMDB number -->
        <person name="Mark Hamill" job="Actor" character="Luke Skywalker" thumb="" url="" />
        <person name="George Lucas" job="Author" character="" thumb="" url="" />
        <image type="coverart" thumb="" url="" />
        <image type="fanart" thumb="" url="" />
        <image type="fanart" thumb="" url="" />

Supported person jobs

These are the strings to insert for the various jobs. More can be added, but these are the currently supported jobs:

Movie/Video Jobs

  • "Actor"
  • "Author"
  • "Producer"
  • "Executive Producer"
  • "Director"
  • "Cinematographer"
  • "Composer"
  • "Editor"
  • "Casting"

Music Jobs

  • "Artist"
  • "Album Artist"

Support image types

General Image Types

  • "Coverart"
  • "Fanart"
  • "Banner"
  • "Screenshot"

Music Image Types

  • "Poster"
  • "Back Cover"
  • "Inside Cover"
  • "CD Image"