Hi Davide,

Thanks for your help. I'll see what I can do about it. I'll look for
alternate data sets but if the development time is too high I'll stick to
good old copy-and-paste :)


On Sat, May 31, 2014 at 2:28 PM, Davide Alberani <davide.alber...@gmail.com>

> On Wed, May 28, 2014 at 11:00 PM, Neil Sammut <neil.sam...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > I am interested in downloading all film award data (Academy Awards,
> > Golden Globes, Sundance, WGA, etc....) in order to build an awards
> dataset.
> >
> > Is it achievable using imdbpy?
> Hi,
> in theory you can access information about awards for both movies
> and persons, using IMDbPY.
> For a movie, you should use something like:
> import imdb
> ia = imdb.IMDb()
> tm = ia.get_movie('0133093') # The Matrix
> ia.update(tm, 'awards')
> print tm['awards']
> The awards information are *not* available for download in the plain text
> data
> files distribuited by IMDb.
> At the beginning, I said "in theory" because right now the awards page
> on IMDb has changed enough that our parser is currently broken. :-(
> It can be found in the DOMHTMLAwardsParser of the
> imdb.parser.http.movieParser
> module.
> Unfortunately, in the foreseable future I will not have much time to fix
> it, but
> as always, if anyone wants to help, I can give some hints about how to
> proceed.
> --
> Davide Alberani <davide.alber...@gmail.com>  [PGP KeyID: 0x465BFD47]
> http://www.mimante.net/
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