Technical Specs not being added

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I am a regular contributor to IMDb as I work in the film industry.  However it seems that although other information that I submit is added with varying update times, anything I submit in the Technical Specs section is never added.  And I do mean never.  For months I have been submitting technical information, both on it's own and as part of larger submissions, and literally none of it has ended up on IMDb.

This is extremely frustrating.  I work in the industry, I am credited as a Post Production Supervisor on many of the films I have submitted technical information for.  I literally oversaw the post production process for these films first-hand and yet apparently my submissions to IMDb in this regard are being completely dismissed.

In the case of other films that I did not work on, but have submitted information for, the information has been gathered from either talking directly to someone who worked on post for that film, or from reliable sources such as interviews or technical publications regarding those films.

There must be some explanation for this.  Why literally zero?  It's as if the submissions are just being thrown out.  There are films I have worked on that have no technical specs listed at all, and I have submitted detailed and accurate information that has never been added.  Getting this information from me is getting it directly from the horse's mouth so to speak.  This needs to be fixed.

Thank you.

Adam Hunt
Post-Production Supervisor
Toronto, Canada


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Data tends to get "stuck" when staff can't independently verify information. However, as you are the post-production supervisor you'd know what the details are.

So staff can check what is going on, can you provide the reference number for your submissions?
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Thanks emperor.  Here are a few where I was directly involved in post:

140112-002029-766000
140106-044242-678000
140120-034913-935000

I will comb though my update history for more.
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Hello again.

Still not one single shred of info added.  I have tried re-submitting with notes added very clearly stating that I was the editor and/or post production supervisor on the film, left ample amounts of time, and still nothing at all.

In fact, I just added about a dozen music videos and submitted aspect ratios (and more for some titles) and ALL of the other information submitted for the titles was added EXCEPT technical specs.  I mean isn't this a little silly?  I'm submitting aspect ratios for music videos that I am also submitting Video Clips for in the appropriate section.  You can clearly see that at the very least the aspect ratio information is correct just by looking at the video itself.

Something is really, really wrong here.  There are dozens and dozens of titles on IMDb that have no technical info at all that I could submit detailed and accurate information for, either because I worked directly on the film, or can verify the information with a friend of colleague who did.  There are several cinematographers I know who have asked me to update the tech specs on their credits.  This means detailed, verified, first hand information for many dozens of titles just counting their work alone.

I'm sorry if I sound frustrated, but I am.  I have read over the submission guides, re-submitted with detailed notes, and waited months and months, and still not one single piece of technical info has made it onto the pages.

Please help fix this.