159 Motion Picture Booking Confirmation

Functional Group MP

X12M Supply Chain Subcommittee

This X12 Transaction Set contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Motion Picture Booking Confirmation Transaction Set (159) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. This transaction set can be used to confirm Motion Picture business terms, conditions, and licensing agreement information from distributor to exhibitor.

Heading

Position
Segment
Name
Max use
  1. To indicate the start of a transaction set and to assign a control number

  2. To indicate the beginning of a transaction set

  3. To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code

    The N1 segment provides identification of the sender and receiver.
  4. LX Loop Mandatory
    Repeat >1
    1. To reference a line number in a transaction set

    2. To specify identifying information

    3. THE Loop Mandatory
      Repeat >1
      1. To identify the theater and screen for accompanying detail

      2. To transmit identifying information as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier

      3. To specify the geographic place of the named party

      4. To specify the currency (dollars, pounds, francs, etc.) used in a transaction

      5. To specify quantity information

      6. To specify language, type of usage, and proficiency or fluency

      7. To specify physical measurements or counts, including dimensions, tolerances, variances, and weights (See X12 EDI Standard Figures, https://figures.x12.org, for example of use of C001)

      8. To identify standard industry codes

      9. DTP Loop Mandatory
        Repeat >1
        1. To specify any or all of a date, a time, or a time period

          The DTP segment specifies the beginning and ending playdates.
        2. To specify quantity information

        3. To identify standard industry codes

        4. N9 Loop Optional
          Repeat >1
          1. To transmit identifying information as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier

          2. To qualify percent amounts and supply percent amounts

          3. To indicate the total monetary amount

          4. To specify quantity information

          5. To provide a free-form format that allows the transmission of text information

      10. G63 Loop Optional
        Repeat >1
        1. To define the billing periods

        2. To specify quantity information

        3. To specify identifying information

        4. N9 Loop Optional
          Repeat >1
          1. To transmit identifying information as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier

          2. To qualify percent amounts and supply percent amounts

          3. To indicate the total monetary amount

          4. To specify quantity information

          5. To provide a free-form format that allows the transmission of text information

  5. To indicate the end of the transaction set and provide the count of the transmitted segments (including the beginning (ST) and ending (SE) segments)

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