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#1 Gregory Irwin

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Posted 28 November 2015 - 12:33 PM

Suddenly, I have several credits appearing on my IMDb page that are not my credits. I don't know where these are coming from and I'm having one hell of a time requesting IMDb to remove them. Does anyone else have this issue0? Any advice? Thanks...

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#2 Bill DiPietra

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Posted 28 November 2015 - 04:37 PM

Suddenly, I have several credits appearing on my IMDb page that are not my credits. I don't know where these are coming from and I'm having one hell of a time requesting IMDb to remove them. Does anyone else have this issue0? Any advice? Thanks...

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IMDb can be a pain, but they do eventually get around to correcting the problem.  You should be able to do it yourself simply by clicking the "Edit" button across from where it says "Filmography" and just take it from there.  Unless you've tried that already...


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#3 Gregory Irwin

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Posted 28 November 2015 - 04:48 PM

IMDb can be a pain, but they do eventually get around to correcting the problem.  You should be able to do it yourself simply by clicking the "Edit" button across from where it says "Filmography" and just take it from there.  Unless you've tried that already...


I've already tried that to no avail thus far. Thanks Bill...

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#4 Bill DiPietra

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Posted 28 November 2015 - 05:09 PM

I've already tried that to no avail thus far. Thanks Bill...

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That's odd.  In that case, I would just give it until Monday and keep on them until they definitively say they are going to take care of it.  But I know what you mean.  Most of their e-mail responses are all automated.  Very hard to nail down a customer service rep.


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#5 Satsuki Murashige

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Posted 28 November 2015 - 05:10 PM

Sounds like you're doing everything that you can. Maybe the producers of those projects are adding you by mistake? Perhaps they meant to add someone on their crew with a similar name? If possible, you might want to try contacting them as well.
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#6 Robin R Probyn

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Posted 28 November 2015 - 08:00 PM

Maybe its wishful thinking on their part :)..  you could also put in a late invoice ?


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Posted 28 November 2015 - 10:29 PM

Which ones are wrong?
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#8 Gregory Irwin

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Posted 28 November 2015 - 11:06 PM

Which ones are wrong?

"Legal", "Book of Charles", "Spider of the Dead" what ever that is. Then there's something called "Bitches". Not mine...

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#9 Adrian Sierkowski

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Posted 29 November 2015 - 01:49 PM

Happens often. Also note that I don't think IMDB updates over the weekend or on holidays. Best to just keep on putting in the edit, and eventually it will go through. Happens on my own IMDB on occasion; and one would think I have a unique enough name...


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#10 John E Clark

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Posted 30 November 2015 - 12:49 PM

Suddenly, I have several credits appearing on my IMDb page that are not my credits. I don't know where these are coming from and I'm having one hell of a time requesting IMDb to remove them. Does anyone else have this issue0? Any advice? Thanks...

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For my short film that I got an IMDB entry, my Daughter was 'linked' up to a far more famous person of the same name. It took a few emails to correct the problem...

 

It maybe that I being a 'responsible' person took the initiative to correct the error, since it was my film and my cast member.

 

Don't know what would happen if it was your case where wrong attributions were made to you by some film.

 

Furthermore, the linkage to the Daughter was done apparently by the simplistic 'name match', perhaps an automatic function, rather than any activity on the part of anyone...


Edited by John E Clark, 30 November 2015 - 12:49 PM.

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#11 Justin Hayward

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Posted 30 November 2015 - 01:04 PM

There are a bunch of film festivals that will put you on IMDB just for submitting to them.  So, when a producer or whoever is filling out the cast and crew of the movie and they write, "Justin Hayward," the festival will offer an IMDB link to a Justin Hayward.  That's when the producer checks to see if it's the same Justin Hayward that was the lead singer in the Moody Blues and thinks, probably not.  Then creates a new Justin Hayward.  Sounds like some producers aren't checking if their "Gregory Irwin" is the same guy that 1st AC'd "Interstellar." 


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#12 Gregory Irwin

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Posted 05 December 2015 - 02:18 PM

SUCCESS! It is possible to get credits off of your IMDb with unrelenting perseverance!!!

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