I'm a 4D editor which is a new position in the film industry. If I worked on a feature film as a 4D editor, can I still get credit on IMDB?

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I'm a 4D editor and it's a fairly new position in the film industry, considering LA Live just opened its first 4D theater in the U.S. If I work on a feature film as a 4D editor, am I still able to get credit on IMDB or is it for established positions only?
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You are allowed to submit credits in occupations that are new to the database.

The job of "4D editor" should probably be submitted in the Editorial Department category.

While submitting the credit, you may get the following warning:

"The occupation '4D editor' should usually be lower case.
Please change '4D editor' to '4d editor' unless you are sure it is correct."

If the standard format of the job is indeed "4D editor", you should check the box marked "Warning understood, go ahead anyway."

You may also get a warning that looks like this:

"'4D editor' is not one of the 5,341 existing jobs we have in this section.
Did you mean one of these? ..." followed by a list of jobs.

In that case, you should select the option for "Add this as a new job."

Note that if possible, you should try to get a screen capture of the film's credits showing your name in the credits with the job "4D editor". This way, if you have difficulty getting the credit accepted, you will have proof that you can submit to IMDb if necessary. (See http://www.imdb.com/help/show_leaf?additionalverification for an explanation.) You will not necessarily need the screen capture, but then again, you might need it.

I hope this helps. Good luck!
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@gromit82 thank you for replying. unfortunately for us, we are the very very last stage before the films go out for theatrical release that we don't get credit on screen as 4D editors. Also, because not every film is available in 4D, much like 3D, it seems we're unable to show that we have worked on these features as 4d editors. How can we prove that we worked on these films and get credit, if possible?
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Without on screen credit, it'd be difficult.  You'd have to request "uncredited" listings.  If you have other credited work, it might be possible.  Are you Daniel Yi? If so, you could request the "uncredited" listings.  You'd have to give proof to verify the work and any documentation you can supply should help.  It'd be up to the page editor if it's good enough.  You can scan or photograph the documents, upload them here or to a pic hosting site, or put in a dropbox folder and supply the link, and include the links in your submission's explanation field.

But, IMDb primarily documents the on screen credits for film and tv.

See I worked on a film but did not receive a screen credit. Can I be listed in the database?
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@bluesmanSF Thank you for that, and yes, I am Daniel Yi, specifically the IMDB page you linked me to. I will see what I can do with the information that you gave me. I'm curious if the people who do 3D get credit on IMDB?
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If they were credited on screen, they'd be able to show it, if not it should say "(uncredtid)"?

If you are aware of a credited that is not shown properly on their page, you can "edit page" and correct it, or report it here and someone can look into it.

But, it's never a matter of whether the specific job has been listed before, but just whether or not it's credited on screen.

You're very welcome!