Data Processing Times

We process huge volumes of invaluable data which is submitted by you, our contributors. Whilst we try to ensure that we process submissions as soon as possible, we also apply levels of prioritization against different data to ensure that we get the highest profile data types for the most viewed pages to the site as quickly as possible to ensure the best possible user experience.

Page updated 23 January 2015 using data from 22 January 2015.

The number of unprocessed items against each data type is in the table below.
This is intended to provide our contributors with a processing overview of every data type.

Unprocessed items within SLA: 99.64%. Unprocessed items outside SLA: 0.36% = 159 items.

We do apologize if any backlog affects submissions that you have made and will endeavor to clear the backlogs as soon as possible.

Please note the date given for the oldest item does not mean that no submissions have been processed since that date for that particular data type.

New Events: We have re-opened New Events submissions - see relevant thread.


Data Type SLA Oldest Item Elapsed business days Unprocessed Items
Alternate Versions BRONZE 22 January 2015 0 1
Aspect Ratio BRONZE 20 January 2015 2 4
Award Nominations SILVER 13 January 2015 7 3023
Award Nominee Company SILVER 13 January 2015 7 294
Award Nominee Name SILVER 13 January 2015 7 4507
Award Nominee Title SILVER 13 January 2015 7 2606
Awards SILVER 17 January 2015 4 74
Bio: Articles BRONZE 13 January 2015 7 3
Bio: Biographical Movies BRONZE 20 January 2015 2 1
Bio: Birth Date GOLD 20 January 2015 2 385
Bio: Death Date GOLD 22 January 2015 0 13
Bio: Height GOLD 22 January 2015 0 8
Bio: Mini Biography GOLD 22 January 2015 0 55
Bio: Nicknames BRONZE 22 January 2015 0 7
Bio: Other Works BRONZE 20 January 2015 2 21
Bio: Quotes GOLD 22 January 2015 0 7
Bio: Real Name GOLD 22 January 2015 0 6
Bio: Spouse GOLD 22 January 2015 0 31
Bio: Trademarks GOLD 16 January 2015 4 40
Bio: Trivia GOLD 22 January 2015 0 128
Business: Budget GOLD 21 January 2015 1 13
Business: Copyright Holder GOLD 21 January 2015 1 9
Business: Gross GOLD 21 January 2015 1 7
Business: Production Dates GOLD 22 January 2015 0 3
Business: Shooting Dates GOLD 21 January 2015 1 3
Camera BRONZE 22 January 2015 0 2
Certificates GOLD 17 January 2015 4 290
Cinematographic Process BRONZE 22 January 2015 0 1
Colour Info BRONZE 20 January 2015 2 19
Company Corrections PLATINUM 22 January 2015 0 2
Company Credits: Art Department Companies BRONZE 16 January 2015 4 6
Company Credits: Costume Wardrobe Companies BRONZE 20 January 2015 2 12
Company Credits: Distributors BRONZE 13 January 2015 7 391
Company Credits: Law Firm Companies BRONZE 17 January 2015 4 4
Company Credits: Miscellaneous Companies BRONZE 13 January 2015 7 218
Company Credits: Office Services Companies BRONZE 14 January 2015 6 2
Company Credits: Post Production Facilities Companies BRONZE 13 January 2015 7 15
Company Credits: Production Companies GOLD 19 January 2015 3 242
Company Credits: Production Equipment Companies BRONZE 20 January 2015 2 23
Company Credits: Security Services Companies BRONZE 13 January 2015 7 3
Company Credits: Special Effects Companies BRONZE 14 January 2015 6 53
Company Primary Text PLATINUM 22 January 2015 0 2
Complete: Cast SILVER 22 January 2015 0 2
Complete: Crew SILVER 22 January 2015 0 1
Connections GOLD 22 January 2015 0 76
Countries SILVER 16 January 2015 4 281
Filmography: Animation-department SILVER 13 January 2015 7 541
Filmography: Art-department SILVER 13 January 2015 7 962
Filmography: Art-directors SILVER 13 January 2015 7 130
Filmography: Assistant-directors SILVER 13 January 2015 7 472
Filmography: Camera-department SILVER 13 January 2015 7 1930
Filmography: Cast (non-TV) GOLD 16 January 2015 4 3622
Filmography: Cast (TV) GOLD 21 January 2015 1 961
Filmography: Casting-department SILVER 13 January 2015 7 247
Filmography: Casting-directors SILVER 13 January 2015 7 580
Filmography: Cinematographers GOLD 16 January 2015 4 315
Filmography: Composers GOLD 16 January 2015 4 288
Filmography: Costume-department SILVER 13 January 2015 7 554
Filmography: Costume-designers SILVER 13 January 2015 7 85
Filmography: Directors GOLD 16 January 2015 4 571
Filmography: Editorial-department SILVER 13 January 2015 7 376
Filmography: Editors GOLD 16 January 2015 4 489
Filmography: Make-up-department SILVER 13 January 2015 7 693
Filmography: Miscellaneous SILVER 13 January 2015 7 3524
Filmography: Music-department SILVER 13 January 2015 7 913
Filmography: Producers GOLD 16 January 2015 4 1239
Filmography: Production-designers SILVER 13 January 2015 7 110
Filmography: Production-managers SILVER 13 January 2015 7 593
Filmography: Set-decorators SILVER 13 January 2015 7 79
Filmography: Sound-department SILVER 13 January 2015 7 1213
Filmography: Special-effects-department SILVER 13 January 2015 7 132
Filmography: Stunts SILVER 13 January 2015 7 1157
Filmography: Thanks SILVER 13 January 2015 7 235
Filmography: Transportation-department SILVER 13 January 2015 7 66
Filmography: Visual-effects-department SILVER 13 January 2015 7 1106
Filmography: Writers GOLD 16 January 2015 4 912
Genre PLATINUM 22 January 2015 0 15
Goofs GOLD 22 January 2015 0 43
Keywords GOLD 22 January 2015 0 265
Languages GOLD 16 January 2015 4 405
Locations PLATINUM 22 January 2015 0 34
Name Corrections PLATINUM 22 January 2015 0 29
Name Merges PLATINUM 22 January 2015 0 97
Name URLs BRONZE 15 January 2015 5 95
Name: Gender PLATINUM 22 January 2015 0 36
Negative Format BRONZE 22 January 2015 0 1
New Companies PLATINUM 22 January 2015 0 2
New Names PLATINUM 22 January 2015 0 6
New Titles PLATINUM 22 January 2015 0 331
Plot Outlines BRONZE 16 January 2015 4 186
Plot Summaries BRONZE 18 January 2015 4 186
Printed Film Format BRONZE 20 January 2015 2 2
Production Status PLATINUM 22 January 2015 0 40
Quotes GOLD 22 January 2015 0 44
Release Dates GOLD 20 January 2015 2 412
Running Times GOLD 21 January 2015 1 90
Sound Mix BRONZE 20 January 2015 2 1
Soundtrack PLATINUM 22 January 2015 0 98
Taglines BRONZE 16 January 2015 4 42
Title Corrections and AKAs PLATINUM 20 January 2015 2 344
Title Merges PLATINUM 22 January 2015 0 2
Title Number PLATINUM 22 January 2015 0 27
Title Parent PLATINUM 22 January 2015 0 2
Title Primary Text PLATINUM 22 January 2015 0 7
Title Type PLATINUM 22 January 2015 0 5
Title URLs BRONZE 09 January 2015 9 1191
Title Year PLATINUM 22 January 2015 0 22
Trivia BRONZE 13 January 2015 7 3177

Data Type Prioritization

Below are the different service levels we target.

  • Platinum - Will be processed on the first business day after submission.
  • Gold - Top 1,000 will be processed on the first business day after submission. Remainder will be processed five business days after submission.
  • Silver - Will be processed eight business days after submission.
  • Bronze - Top 1,000 will be processed five business days after submission. Remainder will be processed ten business days after submission.

Platinum Data Types

  • New Titles
  • Title Corrections and AKAs
  • New Names
  • Name Corrections
  • Companies
  • Titles: Soundtracks
  • Titles: Genres
  • Titles: Production Status
  • Titles: Crazy Credits
  • Titles: Locations
  • Gold Data Types

    • Bio: Birth date
    • Bio: Death date
    • Bio: Height
    • Bio: Mini Bio
    • Bio: Quotes
    • Bio: Trademarks
    • Bio: Trivia
    • Bio: Names (Real and Nicknames)
    • Company Credits: Production Companies
    • Filmography: Cast
    • Filmography: Cinematographers
    • Filmography: Composers
    • Filmography: Directors
    • Filmography: Editors
    • Filmography: Producers
    • Filmography: Writers
    • Movie Connections (Simple)
    • Titles: Business
    • Titles: Certificates
    • Titles: Goofs
    • Titles: Keywords
    • Titles: Languages
    • Titles: Plot Outlines
    • Titles: Plot Summaries
    • Titles: Quotes
    • Titles: Release Dates
    • Titles: Running Times

    Silver Data Types

    • Awards: Nominations
    • Filmography: Cast/Crew Complete
    • Titles: Countries
    • Title: Movie Links (Complex)
    • Filmography: Animation-department
    • Filmography: Art-department
    • Filmography: Art-directors
    • Filmography: Assistant-directors
    • Filmography: Camera-department
    • Filmography: Casting-department
    • Filmography: Casting-directors
    • Filmography: Costume-department
    • Filmography: Costume-designers
    • Filmography: Editorial-department
    • Filmography: Make-up-department
    • Filmography: Miscellaneous
    • Filmography: Music-department
    • Filmography: Production-designers
    • Filmography: Production-managers
    • Filmography: Set-decorators
    • Filmography: Sound-department
    • Filmography: Special-effects-department
    • Filmography: Stunts
    • Filmography: Thanks
    • Filmography: Transportation-department
    • Filmography: Visual-effects-department

    Bronze Data Types

  • Bio Articles
  • Bio: Biographical Movies
  • Bio: Other Works
  • Bio: Portrayals
  • Bio: Print Biographies
  • Bio: Salary
  • Bio: Spouse
  • Bio: Where Now?
  • Company Credits: Distributors
  • Company Credits: Miscellaneous Companies
  • Company Credits: Special Effects Companies
  • Titles: Alternate Versions
  • Titles: Color Info
  • Titles: Literature
  • Names: URLs
  • Titles: Sound Mix
  • Titles: Taglines
  • Titles: Taglines
  • Titles: Title URLs
  • Titles: Trivia
  • Site Build Date

    In order to determine when the daily site update has launched, and to allow tracking when the site has been forced to revert to a previous day's data, we are now displaying the build date (25 January 2015) of the current data on the site. Please note, this is not an indication that data has been processed through this date; rather, this is the last time any data on the site has been changed. Please see the above paragraphs for a more accurate indication of whether any particular data item has been processed.

    Note that pages in the new design are updated up to 36 hours faster than the old reference view.