Someone made a page for a film our company did. How can we delete/report the page?

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Someone created a page for our film and we want to take it down. How can we do that and how can we find out who did it?
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Carla Fotea

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Posted 4 years ago

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gromit82, Champion

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Carla: Why would you want to take the page down? I assume you would eventually want to have a page for the film at some time, so it sounds like the submitter has saved you some work. It would be a waste of effort to have the page removed only to re-create it later.

If there is inaccurate information on the page, I would recommend clicking "Edit page" and submitting the appropriate corrections.

I hope this helps. Good luck!
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Carla Fotea

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We want and need full control of the info on the film's page. :)
Is there any way to find out who created the page?
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(I'm not with IMDb and I don't speak for them.  I'm not an expert.)

AFAIK, they don't disclose contributors' identities.  Essentially anyone with a free IMDb account with typical privileges could've submitted a request to create the page and add data.  Likewise, essentially anyone can request valid edits.  Exclusive control is apparently not available, AFAIK.  If any incorrect information appears, you can submit corrections as Gromit82 suggested.
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Carla: I agree with what the person known as Nobody wrote above. You would most likely not be able to find out who submitted the film to the database without a subpoena or court order or something like that.
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Kätlyn Beth Cuilla Martinez

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Did you ever get a solution to this problem? I'm having the same issue and having a hard time reporting it.
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I do not see a «problem» in the creation of a title page for an existing film or project. Gromit82, replying to Carla's post, says all there is to it. The very existence of IMDb is for us, users, to register all films in the world. (It is still lacking some...)
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Kätlyn Beth Cuilla Martinez

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If you had someone list a home video or a personal sex tape, you would want to be able report it. The film in question is not available to the public. It does not fit IMDb's requirements for being listed.

  • Released in cinemas.
  • Shown on TV.
  • Released on video or the web or prints have been made available to the public.
  • Listed in the catalog of an established video retailer; (e.g. Amazon.com).
  • Accepted and shown on film festivals.
  • Made by a (now) famous artist or person of public interest.
  • Made famous for some reason and is widely talked about/referenced in media or the 'film community' or is now of general historic interest for some reason.

Additionally, the page is many times over erroneous. Seems like a prime candidate to be reported.
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Kätlyn: If the film is truly ineligible for listing in IMDb, you can submit a request to delete it at http://www.imdb.com/helpdesk/report_titledeletion. You will need to provide a full explanation as to why the film should be removed from the database.

I hope this helps.
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Kätlyn Beth Cuilla Martinez

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Thanks so much gromit, I'll try that.