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I submitted many updates and they still are not posted. I worked on Ninja Turtles 2 as a stunt driver and my credit is not posted. Everyone in the stunt dept has a credit posted but me. You got all stunt performers names from the call sheet or contract which I am a party to. I have kept track of this sites discriminatory practices in regard to not posting my credits and it is unacceptable. Also post my "Saturday in the Park Stunt" Coordinator credit. The coordinator that is listed was an assistant to the director and worked in production. Remove his fraudulent credit. I have performed in over 100 tv shows that are not listed on your site. I submitted my work as the stunt double for Mike Imperioli on the series "life on mars" months ago and it still is not posted. Kindly do your job. Pete Antico/Stunt Coordinator/Stuntman/Actor/Producer
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bluesmanSF, Champion

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Post your most recent submission ID number and a screen capture of your name appearing in the credits so staff can check on the status and/or add the evidence to verify the credit.

Also, if you paste the contents of the emailed receipt from the submissions others here might be able to suggest changes that you can make to have a better chance of being accepted. For that to work, you might have to suck it up and pretend you're really not so rude for a while. It might get you more help in the long run.

Good luck!
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Do they hire anyone with common sense at IMDB?  Ninja turtles 2 is filming now. How can there be a screenshot of something that doesn't exist? Thats the same discriminatory answer you get on this site when you employees don't think or are practicing blatant discrimination.  Where did you get all of the other stunt players names that are posted? From screen shots that don't exist? (did it ever dawn on you that there are no screenshots and credits posted before a film is released?) Please explain where you get the stunt players names from when a film is currently shooting and explain why you willfully omit stunt people who are under SAG contracts and are in fact on the call sheet.  Sorry you think I am rude however if you have received the amount of nonsensical responses that I have from your staff you patience for ignorance might run thin on occasion. Lets see if you can answer the question competently and show the thread the level of your good service. Good Luck! Contribution #150605-042653-899000 and 150605-043008-241000 
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I have over 150 additional TV credits that are not listed so that makes them about 50% efficient. I understand discrimination very well thank you. I have gone through this same issue with the staff many times. You say SAG call sheets "might" help verify uncredited work? You think if you are on a call sheet that makes you uncredited? Go back to sleep.
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Being in on screen credits is the one and only thing that guarantees IMDb credit. Call sheets are usually used to verify uncredited crew work. It might result in an uncredited listing. IMDb's goal and mission concerns listing credited work. So there is no guarantee it'll be accepted. Being on a call sheet in no way indicates inclusion in the on screen credits. "Credited," by the way, means your name appears in the on screen credit roll. "Uncredited" means you worked but your name did not appear on screen.

If you've properly submitted 300 submissions and only half were approved, you may be doing something wrong. The folks helping out here have submitted many thousands of items and probably rarely have one rejected. They might be able to help you out.
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You haven't got a clue. Your statement is groundless, baseless and rooted in fantasy. When you are currently shooting a movie that obviously has not been released and they credit actors and stunt people on IMDB where do you suppose they get their names from? Thin air? lol If they omit actors and stunt people who are currently working on that film that would be discriminatory. SAG AFTRA rules/contract provisions guarantee screen credit for 50 stunt players at the minimum. If you are on the call sheet on the cast list you should be credited on IMDB. Call sheets reflect ONLY CREDITED CAST and CREW. (people that actually worked on the production)The comments on this board seem to come from people who don't have any experience working in the film business. What good is this site if IMDB staff doesn't respond to the issues?
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Re: "when filming...where do you suppose they get names..."

They get a list that production is saying will be credited. If you're trying to add a name individually and have a track record of making accurate submissions, you might have an addition accepted on word, but most people will need to wait for credits to be available to verify a credited entry.

Being on call sheets, again does not indicate credited or uncredited but only means you were scheduled to work. Credited, by definition, means your name appears in the on screen credits. Uncredited, by definition, means your name does not. A call sheet indicates neither. Nor does a SAG or any other type of contract. IMDb is only concerned with whether and how you're credited in the on screen credits.

See this similar discussion (where someone has call sheets, but was not credited on screen) which contains an official response https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topi...

If they omit you because you belong to a certain group or class, it might be some odd type of discrimination, but it'd be a detriment to their own goal and would make no sense. But more importantly, they are under no obligation to list you for anything but have listed you 160 times. So you're obviously not being excluded in any way. I'd recommend you drop the crap and stick to the facts and make submission correctly based on on screen credits. If you're credited on screen, they'll add you every time! How exciting is that?

Some who respond here are in the film business but more often you'll get replies from people who work at IMDb or users who are Data Contributors and know how to help get valid information submitted with the best chance of getting request accepted by staff who process requests.

I hope that helps.
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Further to what bluesmanSF stated about (uncredited),  you can find the official word in the FAQ What does the word "uncredited" mean? which states :
The word "Uncredited" next to a name means that the person did not receive an on-screen credit -- in other words, his/her name does not appear in the main or end titles of the film.

A typical example is when a famous actor has an unbilled cameo appearance in a film.

We do list uncredited work on a limited basis, provided it fulfills our eligibility criteria.

If you appeared or worked in a film but did not receive an on-screen credit (i.e. your name does not appear in the credits) you must include the word "(uncredited)" in the attribute field of your submission.

Failure to do so, or attempting to remove the 'uncredited' attribute from a credit where it's needed, may result in the entry being permanently rejected from the database.

Please note that none of the following have any bearing on whether you were, by our definition, credited: pay stubs, call sheets, agent listings, press mentions, resumes, your visibility on screen. Any attempt to use any of these to reverse an "uncredited" status will be rejected. The only thing that matters is the actual, onscreen credits - the list of names. If your name was not on screen, you were uncredited.

Note in particular the final paragraph.