Category: Release Notes

Release Notes – 03.03.21


  • [RUNNR-4551] – The tech_info.frame_rate field blocked from display on document and binary asset types in the edit metadata form

  • [RUNNR-4542] – VOCAB – 2x new Social Media Type values; and a template subtype removal

  • [RUNNR-4537] – Add new SPT DAM Vendor value to QC Report – “The Refinery”

  • [RUNNR-4529] – Rename Asset modal treats periods in package filenames as file extension separators, preventing edits to full string

  • [RUNNR-4519] – Investigative Chore – Image Resize shares seem suspiciously slow, seriously!

  • [RUNNR-4516] – TEMPLATE – “Sony DAM Ancillary Assets” + New Subtitle subtype, Pedrigree image content

  • [RUNNR-4500] – Update MCS Archive Status – Deep Archive Bulk Request was completed by MCS

  • [RUNNR-4492] – Update to Ruby on Rails 6.1+


  • [RUNNR-4532] – Keep video player’s timeline/timecode displayed when video is paused

  • [RUNNR-4515] – Display # of Assets selected for Batch Edit Metadata

  • [RUNNR-4508] – Activity Pages – expand admin view ability into ‘share history’ or ‘file request’ tabs

  • [RUNNR-4483] – Screeners Hotfolder – “EVENT” Filename Convention parser and tagger

  • [RUNNR-4462] – :file_folder: Folders – :arrow_left: Return to Context of the Folder while on Upload

  • [RUNNR-3706] – Support multiple thumbnails for same mcs asset (Upload)

  • [RUNNR-3129] – Advanced Search – Filter Search Results by :date: Date Created


  • [RUNNR-4517] – For Package Replacements, the front end is not supplying a manifest to the backend, so MCS/Runner has no idea what the count is?

  • [RUNNR-4419] – Asperadmg$ hotfolder sometimes does not delete a successfully transferred file from isilon

  • [RUNNR-4246] – “Keep Assets Selected” User Preference has weird selection bubble behavior on search pages after sharing

Release Notes – 02.18.21-a




  • [RUNNR-4487] –  Video Preview Scrubbing – Upres/expand filmstrip and display framecount during pauses and frame by frame scrubbing

  • [RUNNR-4485] –  Activity – Sort on Request Files “Active” Broken

  • [RUNNR-4467] –  Push to S3 – Transfer Runner Packages, recreate the folder structure with S3 prefixes for each asset

  • [RUNNR-4456] –  Template Selection Page improvements – Add 🔍 Search Bar at top of Page

  • [RUNNR-4214] –  Make ‘Edit Metadata’ Filenames Drawer Border adjustable so more of longer filename can be displayed

  • [RUNNR-3064] –  Submit Multiple Email Shares from the share page – aka Send Another

Release Notes – 02.05.21


  • [RUNNR-4489] – Folder View’s “filesize archived + not archived” display in upper left doesn’t count deep archived assets as archived?


  • [RUNNR-4481] – Metrics: Remove Cost Avoidance for 2021 for SWAT Migration System Replacement

  • [RUNNR-4478] – Advanced Usage Restriction metadata looks weird in Metadata Edit History

  • [RUNNR-3995] – TEMPLATE – Usage Subtype, Subtitle Subtypes, Sony DAM Social Media edits


  • [RUNNR-4476] – Change QC Report’s Sony DAM Vendor List to a defined value list (no more custom text)

  • [RUNNR-4424] – Asset Details – PPI for Images

Release Notes – 01.28.21




  • [RUNNR-4480] – Charts should show date since inception so it’s cumulative over time

  • [RUNNR-4479] – Overview page to Runner Metrics Dashboard needs updated

  • [RUNNR-4474] – VOCAB – Application Info, Video Content, User Territories, Social Media Type,

  • [RUNNR-4470] – VOCAB – Subtypes for Subtitle

  • [RUNNR-4466] – RESEARCH – Increase number of visible thumbnails in the share email above 25

  • [RUNNR-4465] – RESEARCH – Can we do anything to preserve the formatting of thumbnails sent out in Email Shares? Diff mail clients cause weird displays

  • [RUNNR-4432] – TEMPLATE – MPG Marketing – Global Asset Hub – 6x templates w/ dynamic ‘required field’ logic

Release Notes – 01.22.21


  • [RUNNR-4020] – API for Standard (HTTP) Download

  • [RUNNR-4430] – Multipart HTTP as an upload option for Firefox, Safari, and maybe Edge?

  • [RUNNR-4441] – MPG Creative Content – filename to metadata parser v2 – adding ‘no double underscore’ handling

  • [RUNNR-4453] – Make subscribing to “Added” notifications also automatically enroll you in “Replace” notifications

  • [RUNNR-4454] – Folder Inheritance – Delegated Admin handling change

  • [RUNNR-4460] – Upgrade folder_action ‘custom_audio_configuration_proxies’ to allow channel selection within a stream


  • [RUNNR-4106] – Add more values to “Content Details > Year” – we only have 1990+

  • [RUNNR-4117] – Resize Image Option on Shares to allow “100%”

  • [RUNNR-4381] – Standardize “X” icon on modal buttons

  • [RUNNR-4401] – Soulless Asset icon update for non-uploaded assets / addressing “missing permissions” messaging for download attempts

  • [RUNNR-4421] – Snackbar Component Color Change

  • [RUNNR-4442] – MPG Creative Content – filename parser – add new taggable values + tag code changes

  • [RUNNR-4443] – VOCAB – MPG Creative Content – New Call to Action and Audio Configuration values

  • [RUNNR-4445] – VOCAB – More User Territories and +1 AM Vendor value

  • [RUNNR-4447] – Add “Loading” Icon/spinner for sluggish ‘Share Creation page’ loads

  • [RUNNR-4449] – Change Asset Details Tile Icon Color (Light Mode)

  • [RUNNR-4455] – Remove misleading “you will get a copy of this email” asterisk phrase from share page

  • [RUNNR-4457] – Template Selection Page improvements – make the “favorite” star outline visible on all cards without having to hover-over

  • [RUNNR-4461] – RESEARCH – iSteven Multi-select and continents in content_details.territory

  • [RUNNR-4463] – Add document icon for pdf files in Share

  • [RUNNR-4472] – Remove Happy New Year Image


  • [RUNNR-4296] – UI Cleanup

  • [RUNNR-4411] – ‘ingest_batch_id search -> batch metadata edit -> clipboard icon’ button in top right goes nowhere

  • [RUNNR-4446] – Folder Results in folder search always say they contain 0 assets

  • [RUNNR-4464] – toast notifications in dark mode – no bueno

Release Notes – 12.22.20


  • [RUNNR-4003] – Click Pill in a multi-select field’s display to remove it in Edit Metadata

  • [RUNNR-4223] – Batch Metadata Edit from Searches/Folder Searches without subfolders

  • [RUNNR-4306] – Send ‘asset_change’ SQS messages when an asset’s folder ID list changes, but it doesn’t leave service account’s access (i.e., it’s removed from 1 of 2 accessible folders)

  • [RUNNR-4327] – Homepage – Recently Viewed Assets by User

  • [RUNNR-4354] – Update RunnerClientJS to be compatible with AsperaConnect 3.10

  • [RUNNR-4360] – Support Replacement Uploads for Packages

  • [RUNNR-4371] – User initiated Report Complete Toast notification Close

  • [RUNNR-4374] – Content Licensing – populate “Usage Restriction” based on presence of Ad Pub

  • [RUNNR-4382] – Batch update for QC Report: Default to Select All when updating QC Reports for multiple assets

  • [RUNNR-4389] – TEMPLATE – Adding more metadata fields to ‘Basic’

  • [RUNNR-4391] – Add a ‘failed’ queue for the ‘needs_to_be_indexed’ queue so failures/errors do not stop indexing

  • [RUNNR-4392] – Homepage – Recently Viewed Assets by User – Back-end Service

  • [RUNNR-4395] – The ‘Rejected’ icon’s banner and mouse-over text should display the text of the approval status assigned to the asset, i.e. “Split Approval”. At this moment, it just displays “Rejected”

  • [RUNNR-4402] – Content Licensing: Hotfolder for content licensing scenes files – changes


  • [RUNNR-4268] – Fix karma-server undefined path error

  • [RUNNR-4308] – bogus front end search params in url and posted to api

  • [RUNNR-4356] – Review and address Prisma Cloud Configuration Compliance issues

  • [RUNNR-4373] – Add “Scene” to Metadata dictionary

  • [RUNNR-4377] – Content Licensing – new metadata select for “Asset Owner” and “Managed By” – please add “Sony Pictures Content Licensing”

  • [RUNNR-4386] – Grid/Hybrid View Line Item Asset/Folder Cards – Light mode updates

  • [RUNNR-4394] – Change default email settings for “Contact Support” button in gear menu

  • [RUNNR-4396] – Research Spike – iSteven multi-select in Metadata Edit form and de-selecting tags by clicking on their pill after selecting them (i.e. territory)

  • [RUNNR-4397] – Runner Emails – “Upload Success” SPE logo and text

  • [RUNNR-4403] – Cart > Edit Metadata – spiral loading icon is missing? –> “Missing en.cart.metadata.loading.overlay translation”

  • [RUNNR-4404] – VOCAB – “Network or Channel” new values: Global, FX, CBS

  • [RUNNR-4406] – VOCAB – MPG Marketing Folder Overhaul – New Asset_Owner and Managed_By values

  • [RUNNR-4412] – Add to DMG Hotfolder Sentinel notifications for Screeners hotfolders

  • [RUNNR-4413] – Automated Request Form – SPE Employee’s ‘company’ value in user data is null when account is created. It should be “SPE”

  • [RUNNR-4414] – TEMPLATE – Basic – add more metadata fields

  • [RUNNR-4420] – In App – Runner Holiday Card 🎄

  • [RUNNR-4423] – First TIme Login: Refactor to “Modalinator” modal

  • [RUNNR-4426] – Relabel Multipart HTTP’s “Accelerated” label to “HTTP” on Upload and File Request pages (Chrome only right now)

  • [RUNNR-4428] – TEMPLATE – CMDG Dubbing – Subtitle

  • [RUNNR-4429] – Set status as Final on scene uploads

  • [RUNNR-4431] – TEMPLATE – MPG Marketing – Global Asset Hub templates 4x (1x Generic + 3x Pre-populated value)


  • [RUNNR-4370] – Remove “Select All” bubble circle on Folders
  • [RUNNR-4400] – Trimmed Assets still have problems with sending “event_type”:”proxy_generated” messages to DMG Screeners app

Release Notes – 11.24.20


  • [RUNNR-3694] – Homepage Redesign – Part 1
  • [RUNNR-4217] – Tiered Archive Strategy for Folder (Glacier/DeepGlacier 🥶❄️) – Related to RUNNR-4200
  • [RUNNR-4242] – make folder’s have deep_archive_policy_in_days
  • [RUNNR-4317] – Keep Entered Search Text when switching between “Global Search” and “Folder Search”
  • [RUNNR-4326] – Remove individual notifications and indicate newly arrived notifications
  • [RUNNR-4333] – Make ‘Batch Edit Metadata’ available for linked_asset_group_ids search views
  • [RUNNR-4361] – Content Licensing – rename metadata fields related to actor facial
  • [RUNNR-4362] – Content Licensing – group together transcript metadata
  • [RUNNR-4363] – Content Licensing – group together actor timecode segment(s)
  • [RUNNR-4364] – Content Licensing – group together Ad Pub
  • [RUNNR-4365] – VOCAB – New Filterable Field: Content Details > Curation Group
  • [RUNNR-4367] – Search – Hybrid and List – Click Title name in result row to see title info modal


  • [RUNNR-4313] – Replacing an asset with an asset that already exists in Runner (duplicate) applies the filename of the original asset ID to the replaced record, not the incoming filename
  • [RUNNR-4314] – DAM Auto-Rename Convention – Social Media Type Ordering
  • [RUNNR-4328] – Add Google Analytics Tag for tracking clicking on Advanced Search
  • [RUNNR-4335] – VOCAB – New Asset Owner and Managed By Values
  • [RUNNR-4340] – 3 Metadata Templates for Global Asset Hub – Brazil, Germany, Spain
  • [RUNNR-4342] – Metadata Template – SPT Digital Art
  • [RUNNR-4366] – QC Reports – Allow selectability of ‘Replacement Due Dates’ for dates that are in the past
  • [RUNNR-4372] – Runner’s SONY Logo in Shares is in conflict with SPE Style Guide – Marketing asked us to resolve


  • [RUNNR-4305] – How-To WordPress vulnerability – version upgrade to resolve
  • [RUNNR-4332] – Request Files – “Accelerated Upload” transfer type doesn’t work. It maps the assets transferType in MCS to Aspera and not MultipartHTTP
  • [RUNNR-4341] – Retrieve From Archive Breaks Asset Details Page
  • [RUNNR-4358] – Duplicate alpha records that share an Alpha ID cause problems for burn-in shares/uploads and possibly other stuff!

Release Notes – 11.06.20


  • [RUNNR-4331] – VOCAB – New Asset Type and Subtype values for Global Asset Hub & 4 smaller Sony DAM Template Changes
  • [RUNNR-4338] – VOCAB – New Social Media Types for SPHE Digital Marketing
  • [RUNNR-4355] – VOCAB – Add 2 Asset Types to “SPT Screeners” Template