Cast credits declined: additional evidence

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I have recently added a lot to pages of The Terminator (1984) and Moon (2009). While most of the updates were approved, two cast additions got stuck both of them being director cameos.

James Cameron indeed has a voice cameo, even two in The Terminator (1984) and, in fact, in most of his movies, as confirmed by this well-known research/collection, which compiled results from interviews, DVD commentaries and voice comparisons. Duncan Jones's cameos in his directorial debut Moon (2009) are also well-documented and confirmed via DVD commentaries. 

What is quite puzzling is that I've also added trivia items on these cameos both as standalone features and as additional reference point and they got approved. 
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Credit for ”shadow” could be a little stretch. Honestly, Trivia is probably best place for this type of info. Radio voice is probably another matter.

But sure, we’ve been talking about these issues before. You like to add people in the credits - hands, shadows and whatnot. I (usually) follow this from the guide:

”For cast/acting appearances, you must be identifiable and featured on-screen in the final released cut of the title.”

Identifiable is the key word. I follow that.
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Hi Nikolay -

I just reviewed the related submissions and can confirm that the voice credit for James Cameron on "The Terminator" was not accepted because as this was an uncredited performance it's not eligible.  You are welcome to review our voice credit guidelines here:   https://help.imdb.com/article/contribution/filmography-credits/cast-acting-credits-guidelines/GH3JZC...

For the credit submission for Duncan Jones on "Moon", the voice credit wouldn't be eligible (as it's uncredited) and the character name (Shadow of the Rescue Team Member Coming Through the Door) also wouldn't be eligible.  As Eboy mentioned above, if Mr. Jones was seen on-screen only as a shadow he may not have been identifiable which would warrant the rejection.
I hope this helps clarify!
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Thanks for the explanation, Michelle. The guidelines you've referenced do mention, "We make rare exceptions to rule #1 for 'voice cameos' by high-profile actors (i.e. Quentin Tarantino's uncredited 'answering machine' voice in Jackie Brown (1997))." If you have enough authority, it would be great if you submitted this addition on the IMDb contributors' behalves.
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Hi Jeorj -
Thanks for pointing out this exception, I will inquire on this with our editors to see if the exception will apply in this case.
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O, okay, thanks, Michelle.
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Great thanks for clarifying, Michelle (and sorry for answering a bit late). I wanted to point out the exact case Jeorj referred to: voice cameos by high-profile actors and directors like that of Tarantino in Jackie Brown

I am totally fine with listing Duncan Jones in one role , although I'm not sure how to formulate the role, then. 
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Michele I agree with Mr Euler. Thanks