imdb doesnt seem to accept pdf and contracts validating uncredited role.

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I have submitted a credit addition with uncredited at the end, along with this letter i obtained by email through the production company responsible for this production:

[Link to Adobe acrobat file redacted since it exposed personal information.]

Also have the release contract i signed for them.

I would simply like to know if that suffices. just trying to get this credit and i contacted them asking for help and they granted me that

I tried to submit this link through the contribution:

190408-221241-742000

but there was no option to do that.

Thank you
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Hi, Mannie:
I would simply like to know if that suffices.
Nope. To receive an (uncredited) cast entry, proving that you were contracted is not enough. You must be featured on screen.

See: I worked on a title but did not receive a screen credit. Can it be listed on IMDb?

Therefore, you must provide a screenshot from the FlashForward episode where you are visible. Fortunately, the episode can be found online easily.

Hope it helps.
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Can a staffer please edit these posts: #1, #2, #3 to remove personal private info (telephone, address...) that shouldn't be publicly visible?


Mannie, I think you've taken the term emotional intelligence the wrong way (actually the opposite what was intended: identify and manage one’s own emotions, as well as the emotions of others)... If you really believe that I intended to attack you, I sincerely apologize, but you're playing a wrong game when you say things like "maybe because I'm a foreigner" or "southern approach to races" to express a disagreement with a longstanding policy... That's very offensive, and, let me say, a bit childish. In any case, I'm sorry if you felt that way...
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Dr. ljdoncel,

Thank you for identifying links to personal information. I redacted those links and left a note in each of the post to that effect.
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Thank you very much, Dan.
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Mannie,
they completelely ignored me, you have the screengrab up there and see for yourself.
Not true. The message you've received is clearly telling you what we (three different regular contributors so far) are trying to make you understand: Your FlashForward credit doesn't satisfy IMDb's acceptance criteria...



You're not being ignored... You're having responses... The problem is you don't like them and you keep on refusing to acknowledge that the documents you've provided only confirm Q1, not Q5 (see scheme above).
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Could someone close this thread. thank you
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Could someone close this thread. thank you
Wow, now I see that while I was trying to improve your chances of getting your credit accepted with a better screenshot (see below), you are asking this...

Ok... Good luck.
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Could someone close this thread. thank you
Wow, now I see that while I was trying to improve your chances of getting your credit accepted with a better screenshot (see below), you are asking this...

Ok... Good luck.
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nothing of the sort ljdoncel, Champion
im sorry if you took it in the wrong way, just thanking u deeply from the heart, i thought u had gone and helped other people :)

you are fantasic, bless your heart and soul for your excellence.

thank you deeply
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Nikolay Yeriomin wrote:
ljdoncel, I'd say that the chart is a proof that instruments are far less relevant then the skills: I was not able to guess which program you have used and if that's your "hastily" I'm really curious as to what is your "careful and well-planned", because that ought to be something grandiose. :)
I fully agree!
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Mannie,
ljdoncel and Ed Jones thank you for all the info and help
You're very welcome.

i did as instructed guess have to wait until monday
One of the first things you have to learn when dealing with problems on is to be patient. They have thousands of inquiries every day that ought to be attended by a limited staff, so please stop complaining that you're being ignored... Sooner or later you'll receive an official answer from the Helpdesk (either on Monday or the coming days).

this is all true and i was in fact part of the production

show contracts from the company

they have records of playing the character. letter and contract plus they cut out my dialogue scene since it was a very small budget
Please re-read carefully what we've told you before several times (see the graphic with the blue location marker). Those documents won't change anything. We all already know for sure that you worked in the production (Q1). What matters in the end is if you were featured on screen in the final cut of the film (first requirement). Footage that was left in the cutting room, regardless the length, dialogue or budget, means nothing when it comes to (uncredited) appearances.

Apart from being featured on screen, there's a second requirement: you must be clearly identifiable; again please, re-read the following highlighted text in particular:


That's precisely where you have the real problem. I've been able to watch the film and indeed you're there [first requirement:  ]:


But your actual screentime are 15 frames only (@24fps represent around 60 hundredths of a second)...

...and you're moving, which makes your identification harder, even zooming and speeding down the video...
  • Normal speed:
  • Half-speed:
It's that second requirement which needs to be evaluated by the editors at . So just wait and leave out gathering more documents because mean nothing to take the final decision.
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ljdoncel, Champion no no :) :)

Thank you very much for the help and responses and so generously attentive towards me replies, thank you 

Mr ljdoncel, Champion i had imagined you done everything and all u can to help me, off course i do NOT want to disturb and annoy you. im IMMENSELY grateful for the help and u have invested so much time on me i feel bad but IMMENSELY touched by your generosity.

I just said close down this thread because like the other guy said its a matter of really waiting for a response?

nothing bad or evil on my end. i understand i have to wait to see what happens correct?

and yes that is the frame indeed, thats me :)

ljdoncel, Champion THANK YOU DEEPLY FOR BEING SO AWESOME
SO PROFESSIONAL
SO ELEGANT IN YOUR RESPONSES
SO DIPLOMATIC, CLEAR AND DIRECT
IM DEEPLY GRATEFUL, YOU ARE AWESOME
I SALUTE YOUR EXCELLENCE AND WAIT FOR THEIR RESPONSE

THANK YOU VERY MUCH MR ljdoncel, Champion
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I personally don’t see a huge issue if this is accepted with the character description like ”Man on a Bike” or similar. When you see a film, you probably see a man on a bike in this scene. I mean there are probably thousands of ”uncredited” credits with background actors and it’s pretty safe to say that many of them are just that - a second or two on the background. Or maybe 15 frames.


Just my 2 cents. IMDb will, of course, make the final call.
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Thanks for the response
I stated Gio character because originally the director asked us to just say 3 words to Matt, he stopped the car asked for directions and I spoke Italian he told me your name is gio for Giovanni.
So that’s why i submitted the credit for gio on lovesick.
And the screengrabsk yet no response From IMDb.

ONE MAJOR QUESTION THOUGH
they automatically declined my credit yet I submitted the screengrab do I have the resubmit the credit again?
Or wait for them to approve the decline one?

What am I supposed to do?
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Like I said, my message above was just my quick thoughts on the subject which IMDb won't necessarily support. But since people of provide screenshots for proof (which, in a way, are just a few frames), then 15 frames is not that all that bad.

But in these type of cases I would suggest using the more informative character description. ”Man on a Bike” (or similar) is something that people can actually see on the screen, when ”Gio” is pretty difficult to identify (if the character name is not mentioned in the film etc). But I can see the reasoning behind the name if it was clearly mentioned by the director.
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He gave it to me.
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The director may have given the name, but he didn’t really followed it through since he (or perhaps the production company, who knows) left it out on the actual credits.

I would now wait for the ”official” reply from IMDb staff to this thread. All the info is there, I believe. We’ll see.
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I have feeling all of you vanishd....all of a sudden everyone disappeared.....not sure why

Thank you but the question for you Eboy or ljdoncel, Champion is they REJECTED my submission declined and then afterwards i submitted the screenbrags thorugh providing evidence, so do i need to re submit the contribution or will they re appprove the decline?

how does this work, please explain

because it was declined.....so whats the situation?

12 April 2019 
#190412-223609-108000


Lovesick (2014)
1 item 
Actor






 


 Declined (1)
ACTORADDITION

De Castro, MannieGio

see they declined so need help... plead advise

Again do i need to re submit my contribution since they rejected it?

i really need someone to helpme, 

 ljdoncel, Champion you diseappeared on me......
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