I was contacted by a director of a short film I appear in...

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Earlier this year in March, a guy messaged me about a part in a short horror film. This one here in the link. I play a guy who is meant to be part of a ghost tour, and I was credited as "Ghost Tourist," with my IMDb entry being Peter Anderson (XXXV) in the database.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt6785054/

The following month, the 6 minute film was briefly on this guy's YouTube channel and I found it just by typing in the name of the film. When I left a comment, whoever uploaded it then deleted the video, likely because he did not like the fact I came across it. He made some dubious excuse in an email about making a "better HD version" and sending me a copy once it was finished, but I think this was just an excuse, as he likely did not like me finding the video by chance. However, I was smart and saved a copy prior to the video being removed. I've since had it on my own YouTube channels, but I've had to erase a lot of my accounts because some troll started stalking me at various websites. However, a quick Google search of my name, and the name of the film, reveals I worked on this.

Several days ago, the director messaged me at random on Facebook to ask if I made the IMDb entry for this film. She said she wants to delete the IMDb entry as she may work on it some more, but the video was finished months ago, and I think it's more so a case of her not liking the fact there are pictures of the cast and main character on the page which is considered to be spoilers. But then again, lots of entries on IMDb have images on their pages of the productions. However, isn't it your policy not to remove verifiable films? It just seems a lot of these people do not like their movies being leaked online until they wish to distribute them at festivals themselves. Although as I said, the film was briefly on YouTube, and I can even post it here so you know it is a completed film. However, since it was shown online several times, that means it was released to the public. I've got the film on my laptop as well, so I know it is genuine. 

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I accidentally linked you to a YouTube video. I've corrected the link above.
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Yes. That is the one. It is here, on YouTube, so as you can see, the film is complete, but maybe the photos and the plot should be erased, if it is upsetting the director. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CL5MUo-EgX0

hi peter, hope you are well. i was just wondering if it was you who made the iMDB page for night closes?

I replied, then she said this after I mentioned an issue I had with somebody...

oh jeez that’s bad, sorry to hear that. i hope it gets all sorted out soon. i think i’ll see if i can delete the imdb page for night closes for the moment as i might still work further on the film and wouldn’t have the poster that’s on it. that sort of stuff would be up to either myself as director or michael as producer

Just seems...odd to me. But I can see why they'd object to photos being there. However, it was online months ago, and still is. Why is your post gone now, Tom? 
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Yeah, I noticed that too. That's an odd answer, though. This is meant to be a support forum, after all.