Since 1990, an incredibly diverse range of people across the globe have been adding, refining, and correcting the data on IMDb. It's an ever-evolving process and we invite you to become a part of it. To become a contributor, you first need to register, but don’t worry it’s free and painless. After registering, check out the Getting Started guide to start submitting. Thank you for your interest and we appreciate your help making IMDb the world’s authoritative source for movie, TV, and celebrity content.

What is a Contributor?

A contributor is anyone who submits information for display on the site. There is a huge variety of data that can be added, such as a new Title (i.e. Movies, TV shows, Video Games etc.), Names (actors, writers, film crew, celebrities etc.) and numerous other categories such as directors, producers, trivia, goofs, soundtracks, quotes, release dates. Please see our Contributors' Charter for more information on how we work together.

Contributors Charter
Clarifying how we work with our contributors
Frequently Asked Questions
Everything you always wanted to know about adding data (But were afraid to ask!)

Adding data to IMDb

Getting Started
A step-by-step guide for adding data to IMDb.

How to Correct Existing Data
We welcome all valid corrections.

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How to Add a New Title
Add a movie, short, documentary, TV series/special/mini-series or videogame.

Add/Correcting Names
How to add, correct, split and merge names.


Submissions Guides
All of our guides to submitting data.

Get Help from the Community
Question or problem? Get help here.

Contributor Datasets
Download IMDb datasets.

Contributor Tips & Tricks
Cool tips for making things quicker + easier.

Processing Times
Keep track of processing progress.

Contributor Hall of Fame

We appreciate all our Contributors, but some have done (and continue to do) a truly exceptional job. Check out our Top Contributors below:
Hall of Fame Homepage »

Data Research

Attention Contributors! We need your help filling the following data gaps.

Titles with Missing Critical Information
Popular Titles with No Quotes
Shorts with a Running Time over 46 Mins