Primary Poster Image only shows under photos

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I uploaded a poster image for my movie:

This is literally the only image I have uploaded.  I designated it as a poster.  However, it only shows under photos.  It does not show up as a primary image next to my title like I see other titles have.  How do I address this?
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Michelle, Official Rep

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Hi Neil -

Please take another look at the title page and you will see that the image has now been designated as the poster image for "Mired", see here.  Cheers!
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Eric McCoy

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Hey Michelle,

I'm having a similar issue to Neil's on my series (Hot Wheels "Epic Race"):

Is this something that just takes time to become the primary image, or did I make a mistake in the upload? Please advise, as you're able.

Thank You,
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Nic Bachhuber, Employee

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For titles without a primary image, we have changed IMDb to now set the primary image at the same time as we publish the new image to the gallery.  Previously there was up to a 24 hr delay. We hope this will remove potential confusion around the pending primary image.

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Eric McCoy

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It absolutely does. Thank you for the management of expectations :)
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Anya Avaeva

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Hello, i have somewhat similar issue. I have several photos uploaded to the project page and the primary photo has been selected somewhat randomly. All of them should qualify to be eligible for the primary photo according to the guidelines but I still can't change the photo. How can I choose a different photo to be the primary image on the project  "Never Say Nyet"? It's the photo with the 3 character on the red-orange background.  
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You can't because none of the images are posters. You will have to upload a poster for the title.