What legal action can I take when a production company removes my credits that I was Paid and wked and has a signed contract

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What legal action can I take when a production company removes my credits on a film I worked and paid on and had a contract for.
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artistfx

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Jerry

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You need a good lawyer, can I suggest:
http://mesereaulaw.com/
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Eboy

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Artistfx, do you mean that your name/credit has been removed from IMDB (most likely by the production company)? Are you credited (your name appears on the credits) in the film/show/program?

It's good to remember that IMDB can't be involved in a disagreements between the cast/crew and the producers/production company. IMDB mainly lists credited cast/crew, so if someone is not credited in the film he/she should be listed as "(uncredited)" - even if there are written contracts and other "proof".

If the production company (for some reason) decides to exclude some name from the credits, it's very little that IMDB can do about it. That's why these issues should be resolved before the final cut (when the credits will be also finalized).
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Hi artistfx,

It is like Eboy says it is dependent on whether you receive on screen credit for the work. Once the title is released and you can provide screenshots then we will be happy to take another look.