Changing Release Date/Year

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I'm trying to change the release date/year of my title BRAHMIN BULLS (https://pro-labs.imdb.com/title/tt2204540/?ref_=sch_int) from 2013 to 2014.  The film premiered at a festival in 2013, but we didn't have our theatrical release until the Fall of 2014.  I tried to make changes in the EDIT section by deleting the festival premiere, but that hasn't seemed to work. 

Any other ideas? 
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Mahesh Pailoor

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Mahesh: It is IMDb policy to list a film by the year of its first public screening, including film festival screenings. See http://www.imdb.com/help/search?domain=helpdesk_faq&index=1&file=titleformat&ref_=hlp_sr....

So if your film premiered at a festival in 2013, that is the year that IMDb will associate with it.

For a similar situation, note that the film Crash is listed as being from 2004, even though it showed only at the Toronto International Film Festival that year and did not go on general release anywhere until 2005.