Actor credits in video games

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How are we supposed to list credits for Motion Capture Actors in a video game? I have a client well known for playing the motion capture of a major character in a major Star Wars video game, and is listed in the credits under cast. Not stunts, not other crew. How can we ensure he is properly credited in the cast section of IMDb.
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Brian Guest

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Hi Brian -

In addition to the help link Jeorj provided above, please also review the 'Motion Capture Credits' section of our Cast guide: https://help.imdb.com/article/contribution/filmography-credits/cast-acting-credits-guidelines/GH3JZC...

If the credit is eligible to be listed, you can list the credit in the cast with the attribute "(motion capture)".
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We tried that but the credit was just declined yet again by IMDb, despite my client being clearly listed in the credits. This is probably the 4th or 5th time we’ve tried to add his credit. It’s really infuriating.
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Can you post screenshots of the credits in this thread?
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Brian Guest

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Certainly. Credit is for Colby Boothman. Character is unlisted but very widely known and formally acknowledged that he played Luke Skywalker, it should meet IMDb Guidelines of exceptions under Motion Capture & Character Names to be listed as such.

Category: Acting Talent
Sub-Designation: Sword Talent
Credit as: Colby Boothman Shepard
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Additionally, I'd like to add credits for Kyle Rowling (Darth Vader), and Ingrid Kleinig (Princess Leia Organa).
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Brian Guest

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Another video game project we could use some assistance on:

The same actor Colby Boothman appeared in Jurassic World. In the video game LEGO Jurassic World, his Jurassic World character is a playable character and named Leon. Is there a (based on) cast attribute?

Additional info: https://jurassicpark.fandom.com/wiki/Leon
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Hi Brian,

Thanks for your responses and additional evidence. 

The information you've provided is sufficient for me to add the credits on your behalf, however I'm unable to find where these previous attempts are - the email address you've signed up to here does not match an IMDb account and you've provided no submission references. 

Please provide the 18 digit contribution reference and I can add these on your behalf.

Thanks,

Joel 
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Brian Guest

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Sure thing. We submitted it on the client side.
#190529-193339-989000

I can resubmit if needed.

Thank you.
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Meredith, Employee

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Hi Brian, 

I have resubmitted this update on your behalf, if no further issues are encountered this should be live on the site within 24 hours. If you have submitted further credits to this title that have not been approved, please provide us with the submission reference number for these and we can look into this further for you.

Thanks
Meredith
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Brian Guest

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Perfect, thank you.