Still image/product art as primary poster by studio partner

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Hello,

I found some titles that have a still image or a product art as a primary poster. The problem is when those images have been submitted by a "studio partner" no one can't suggest an actual poster.

Examples: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9381998
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3719948

My question is, can't IMDb do something about it? Because they are not posters at all.

Moreover does "studio partner" means someone with scorecard access?
If yes, then if a theatrical distributor submit a poster and set it as primary image but later the dvd/blu-ray distributor upload the product art and set it as primary, that creates a conflict.

Can't you tell these people to at least make sure they use a real poster as primary image when available instead of something that make the title's page not good looking, it's in their best interest too eventually.

Just my opinion,
Cheers.
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Reeltor

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Posted 7 months ago

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Charlie, Employee

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Hi Reeltor,

Thank you for reaching out.

Studio source images such as the types mentioned above are curated into IMDb by Production, Distributor and/or Sales representatives of productions.

As the galleries have poster type images, I have now amended the primary display images to one of the more relevant types available.

For further reference, see the image guidelines:

https://help.imdb.com/article/contribution/images-videos/images/G27LPBQZA7EAZGJW

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Kind regards,
Charlie