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Sat, Jan 12, 2019 9:20 PM

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remove fake credits for my project

I have made recently a short film and a guy from the crew is continuously adding his name in music department, producer, director. Which he is not part of from below profile.

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm9868161/?ref_=ttfc_fc_cr3

I tried removing his name 2 times and again he is adding it. I am the producer of content and original project uploaded through my account over youtube and vimeo. Please advise how to prevent such addition of credits.

Project IMDB Profile full credit
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9305156/fullcredits/?ref_=tt_ov_st_sm

Youtube Trailer Link:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hCnFQyFelD0

Actual credits can be confirmed from original short film:
https://youtu.be/vzNH-uL7Ea4

Kindly advise how to stop it.

Thanks







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2 years ago

Puzzling:
Andrew Rozario is explicitly credited as being co-director and writer at https://youtu.be/vzNH-uL7Ea4?t=18, so you cannot blame it to appear as director in IMDb (and if you worked supposedly close with him, you just refer to him as "a guy from the crew"?)

Employee

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2 years ago

Hi MV Film,

Thanks for your post.

As mentioned by Vincent, you appear to have provided evidence to confirm this Andrew Rozario is involved in your title as a co-director, meaning the credit listing looks to be factual. 

Can you provide any further information about this to provide some clarity on the issue. 

Thanks,

Joel

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120 Points

2 years ago

Dear Vincent and Joel,

The credit exists only for Co-director. Not for producer, Sound Designer and Music Producer as mentioned in my 1st post. So kindly advise.

Best regards

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At the moment, the title page seems clean according to your wish (even though "MV Film" does not show...)
From my experience: IMDb is open to anyone to update and enrich any information, at the risk of mistaken or fraudulent entries.
I leave it to IMDb staff to state whether there is a way to block certain identified fraudulent updates

Employee

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2 years ago

Thanks for reporting, I've removed his producer credit from the title but as previously explained on this thread his credit for co-director and writer shall remain based on the above evidence.

Regards,
Will

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92 Points

a year ago

IMDB this is a real issue - we have a similar experience that needs to be addressed.  

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How can imdb collect and control data, which makes a profit for imdb, and returns NOTHING to the filmmakers?  HOW, at the request of a filmmaker who's film was never released to the public (film festivals should not count as they are a useless exploits of non commercial films) how, can he/she not have the film removed from the IMDb database?  How is it that imdb has never been sued for DMCA violations?  I for one am on the same journey to get my unreleased films out of the imdb database and I will never stop until I die. I am in process of talking to 3 lawyers, 2 of which are very interested in suing imdb.  Imdb is a pompous company run by the same type of people that so desire to be in the film industry, but have no talent to pull it off.  So they sit around, collecting data from people that actually work for a living and make money off of them.  IMDB is nothing but a group of pimps making money off of filmmakers.  

Oh, and PLEASE NOTE IMDB:  My "policy" is if somebody takes my personal information and my business information and posts it in their website, without my persmission, they are looking at one big class action lawsuit. You can bet on it. So don't waste your time copying and pasting your "stock reply" to this post, because we've all read them before.  IMDb, your day is coming.  You can not illegally post information in any form, without expressed permission.  You have no legal right and your "terms of service" are meaningless. You are NOT a government agency and you do not serve the public with your data collection, you only serve yourself, with undisclosed profits.  Again, your day is coming.

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Steve I couldn't agree more. They have the most ineffective system in place for checking facts and details. 

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