Data Submission Guides

Contributing data to IMDb is a simple process, but it's vital that you read through the relevant submission guides first (below), which provide concise, helpful guidance and tips about how to add (and properly format) different types of data. Once you've read the relevant guide, you can update the site by clicking the 'Edit Page' button at the bottom of every name and title page. Thank you for contributing to IMDb!


GUIDES (by Section)

A-Z of All Guides

Basic Data  | Biographical Information | Business
Cast | Crew | Companies | Correcting Data
Contributor Top-Tips | External Links | Fun Stuff | Media | Images and Image TaggingNames 
Plot & Story | Swiki Sections | Titles | Help

Basic Data

Certificates | Color Information | Countries | Languages | Release Dates | Running Times | Sound Mix | Technical Data

Biographical Information    top ^

Biographical Information: The Complete Guide

Jump to individual sections:

Biographical Books | Biographical Titles | Biographical Trivia
Birth Name | Date of Birth | Date of Death
Height | Other Works | Portrayed In
Mini-Biographies | Nicknames | Quotes
Printed Publicity - Articles | Cover Photos | Interviews | Pictorials
Spouse Details | Trademarks

Cast Members    top ^

Actors and Actresses | Attributes | Character Names | Complete Cast/Crew | Miscellaneous Comments
Miscellaneous Corrections | Order/Sequence Numbers | Voice Credits

Crew Members    top ^

Animation Department | Art Department | Art Directors | Camera Department | Cinematographers
Casting Department | Casting Directors | Composers | Music Department | Costume Department
Costume Designers | Directors | Asst. Directors | Editorial Department | Editors | Location Management
Makeup Department | Other Crew | Producers | Production Designers | Production Managers | Set Decorators
Sound Department | Special Effects Department | Visual Effects | Stunts | Thanks | Transportation Department
Writers

Company/Business Credits    top ^

Business | Company Details: IMDbPro only | Company Name Formats | Contact Information | Country Codes
Distributors | Miscellaneous Companies | Production Companies | Sales Agents | Special Effects Companies

Correcting Data/Top-Tips    top ^

Correcting Existing Data | Top-Tips & Shortcuts for Contributors

External Links    top ^

External Links: Names | External Links: Titles

Fun Stuff & Media    top ^

Events | Awards | Crazy Credits | Goofs | Literature | Locations | Movie Connections | Quotes
Soundtracks | Taglines | Trivia 

Images and Image Tagging    top ^

Images and Image Tagging 

Name Updates    top ^

Names: All Guides

Plot & Swiki Sections    top ^

Character Pages | Character Bios | Genres | Keywords | Movie FAQs | Parents Guide | Plot Outlines | Plot Summaries | Plot Synopses

Titles    top ^

Accented/Special Characters | Adding a New Title | Alternate Titles | Alternate Versions | Japanese and Korean Names/Titles
Film festivals (Qualifying and Not) | Production Status | Russian Names and Titles | Title Corrections
Title Formats | TV Episodes

Help    top ^

IMDb Get Satisfaction community message board | Frequently Asked Questions | Linking Format (qv)

A-Z of All Guides    top ^

Accented/Special Characters
Actors and Actresses
Adding a New Title
Alternate Titles
Alternate Versions
Animation Department
Art Department
Art Directors
Asst. Directors
Attributes
Awards
Biographical Information: The Complete Guide
Biographical Books
Biographical Titles
Biographical Trivia
Birth Name
Business
Camera Department
Cinematographers
Casting Department
Casting Directors
Certificates
Character Bios
Character Names
Character Pages
Color Information
Company Details: IMDbPro only
Company Name Formats
Complete Cast/Crew
Composers
Contact Information
Correcting Existing Data
Costume Department
Costume Designers
Countries
Country Codes
Crazy Credits
Date of Birth
Date of Death
Directors
Distributors
Editorial Department
Editors
Events
External Links: Names
External Links: Titles
Film festivals (Qualifying and Not)
Frequently Asked Questions
Genres
Goofs
Height
Images and Image Tagging
IMDb Get Satisfaction community message board
Japanese and Korean Names/Titles
Keywords
Languages
Linking Format (qv)
Literature
Location Management
Locations
Makeup Department
Mini-Biographies
Miscellaneous Comments
Miscellaneous Companies
Miscellaneous Corrections
Movie Connections
Movie FAQs
Music Department
Names
Nicknames
Order/Sequence Numbers
Other Crew
Other Works
Parents Guide
Plot Outlines
Plot Summaries
Plot Synopses
Portrayed In
Printed Publicity: Articles
Printed Publicity: Cover Photos
Printed Publicity: Interviews
Printed Publicity: Pictorials
Producers
Production Companies
Production Designers
Production Managers
Production Status
Quotes
Real-Life Quotes
Release Dates
Running Times
Russian Names and Titles
Sales Agents
Set Decorators
Sound Department
Sound Mix
Soundtracks
Special Effects Companies
Special Effects Department
Spouse Details
Stunts
Taglines
Technical Data
Thanks
Title Corrections
Title Formats
Top-Tips + Shortcuts for Contributors
TV Episodes
Trademarks
Transportation Department
Trivia
Visual Effects
Voice Credits
Watching/Adding Video
Where Are They Now?
Writers