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Wed, Jan 16, 2019 6:43 PM

Taking down an IMDB page

I made the page while applying to film festivals on Withoutabox a couple years ago. The movie has not been released and is not in distribution. The page has incorrect information and the wrong movie poster as the film's visual representation. I need to directly edit it myself, or I would like it taken down immediately. How can I do either? Thank you!

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Thank you, but IMDb needs to accept all the changes I make, or I really want the page taken down. Withoutabox did me no favors when I was submitting, so no wonder it crashed. This sucks for being the original page creator, when I need IMDb's approval to edit my own page.

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Tracy,

It is not "your own" page. You happen to be related to it, but IMDb is a collaborative site, i.e. absolutely anyone can add and edit any information there. Then it has to get approved by the editorial teams. That is the way IMDb has been building its strength of worldwide entertainment data for almost 30 years.

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Vincent,

It is my darn movie. I created the page. I need to fix it now. If a page's creator can't modify a page to correct the record (and in doing so, improve the film's marketability,)  the page is worthless to me and I want it gone now. Are you here to score IMDb points, or help me?

Thanks!
 Tracy

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IMDb is not about marketing film, it is a data repository.
And I am here to support a certain idea of what a worlwide database of movie data of all time should be (and I can be very critical against IMDb).

Now if you want a way out, you could try to have that title page removed, if you have strong arguments that it was never completed and above all never shown to any public eye. You can try but not sure that IMDb will comply.

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A way out? That's too funny. I will make the edits and if they are not honored and respected by IMDb, then they are nothing more that a repository of BS. Thank you.

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and Jeorj, it's a tad too late now. Had I known the interface was so user unfriendly, I'd have never created the page. That is the issue. Once you start, you're stuck with whatever you get. Not cool at all.

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So if they take my edits, it's all good. On another note, how does one change the image that represents the movie? That will be quite helpful. Thank you!!!