Data Issues & Policy Discussions

Data Issues & Policy Discussions

This category is managed by our IMDb Content team. IMDb Content is the team that collects and manages the content that makes IMDb authoritative & accurate. We depend upon our users to supply the majority of our content, and will use this space to both answer questions and collect ideas for how to make IMDb more authoritative, accurate, and easy to add to.

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Add the ability for contributors to cancel their pending contributions

Proposal: IMDb should add the ability for contributors to cancel their pending contributions. We've all been here before: just minutes after submitting a data contribution to IMDb, we realize that our contribution was in error. Yet the erroneous contribution may remain pending multiple days befo

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Implementation of new genres

Back in July 2010, there was a discussion about new genres to be added to IMDb. After a discussion, eventually the following five genres were approved by the IMDb staff:Soap OperaEroticaAwards ShowExperimentalLifestylehttp://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000042/nest/165524169?p=3&d=167577501#167577501In

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Technology Departments In Productions.

I want your thoughts on getting a 'Technology' Department added as part of a production.Currently any member of a Technology Department on a production can only be part of 'Other crew' or 'miscellaneous'. More and more productions are now including a technology department which are playing a pivotal

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Top Voters Badges

Are IMDB planning to create a "Top Voters" Badge, a bit like some of the other "Top xxx" badges?

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Ratings and particularly Reviews

I would suggest that the reviewer have an age bracket attached to them.- not actual age. There are some very bad reviews on very good films and vice-versa. Of course young reviews only want to see super hero, apocalyptic stuff. Some don’t understand the movie at all- so an age bracket would be extre

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Should Trailer Music Be Credited on IMDb?

The impact of trailer music on a film's success is undeniable. It can evoke emotions, pique curiosity, and even influence our decision to watch the movie. In many ways, it's the unsung hero of the marketing campaign, often overshadowed by the film itself and the A-list actors. But who creates these

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Viewer guide

Just watched "Subject" (2022) about documentary subjects and consequences of their place on screen. Many IMDB film titles, not just non-fiction, would benefit from an optional spot on the IMDB webpage for "Viewer Guide." Just as book clubs sometimes use the publisher or author "discussion questions,

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Awards

Hi, I would like to change the order with which the awards of an edition of a festival are shown, making the "Best Film" category appear first, the "Best documentary" category appear second, the "Best Short" category appear third and so on. How can I do? When I try to "contribute" to the page, by c

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Add filter to Contribution History that shows only Saved (Unsubmitted) entries

Currently, Saved submissions in the Contribution History only appear on the page in sequence - that is, the entries are sorted on the Reference ID descending, which, since it is the date and time of submission (plus a sequence number), means they are sorted in sequence from most recent to oldest. On

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Ordering the added Names and other data

Hi there, I contacted IMDB via email and they sent me here. I want to suggest: ORDERING The system allows us to order only the cast and the writers. But for example the Producers list and the pictures and every other data need to be ordered. (I recently added a title and the executive producer is

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