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 3 Aug 2015 using data from 2 Aug 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: 96.89%. Unprocessed items outside SLA: 3.11% = 1516 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.


Data Type SLA Oldest Item Elapsed business days Unprocessed Items
Alternate Versions SILVER 31 July 2015 0 16
Aspect Ratio SILVER 29 July 2015 2 7
Award Nominations SILVER 27 July 2015 4 1883
Award Nominee Company SILVER 27 July 2015 4 339
Award Nominee Name SILVER 27 July 2015 4 2501
Award Nominee Title SILVER 27 July 2015 4 1812
Awards SILVER 31 July 2015 0 19
Bio: Birth Date GOLD 30 July 2015 1 1017
Bio: Death Date GOLD 31 July 2015 0 293
Bio: Height GOLD 31 July 2015 0 41
Bio: Mini Biography GOLD 28 July 2015 3 759
Bio: Nicknames SILVER 31 July 2015 0 52
Bio: Other Works SILVER 31 July 2015 0 19
Bio: Print Biographies GOLD 31 July 2015 0 5
Bio: Quotes GOLD 30 July 2015 1 132
Bio: Real Name GOLD 31 July 2015 0 66
Bio: Spouse GOLD 29 July 2015 2 233
Bio: Trademarks GOLD 31 July 2015 0 9
Bio: Trivia GOLD 28 July 2015 3 1058
Business: Admissions GOLD 31 July 2015 0 1
Business: Budget GOLD 27 July 2015 4 67
Business: Copyright Holder GOLD 27 July 2015 4 34
Business: Gross GOLD 27 July 2015 4 15
Business: Opening Weekend GOLD 29 July 2015 2 3
Business: Shooting Dates GOLD 25 July 2015 5 15
Business: Weekend Gross GOLD 29 July 2015 2 2
Camera SILVER 27 July 2015 4 16
Certificates GOLD 27 July 2015 4 436
Cinematographic Process SILVER 28 July 2015 3 10
Colour Info SILVER 30 July 2015 1 4
Company Corrections PLATINUM 31 July 2015 0 232
Company Credits: Art Department Companies SILVER 02 August 2015 0 3
Company Credits: Camera Equipement Companies SILVER 27 July 2015 4 1
Company Credits: Costume Wardrobe Companies SILVER 02 August 2015 0 1
Company Credits: Distributors SILVER 27 July 2015 4 190
Company Credits: International Sales Agents SILVER 28 July 2015 3 10
Company Credits: Miscellaneous Companies SILVER 27 July 2015 4 173
Company Credits: Post Production Facilities Companies SILVER 27 July 2015 4 31
Company Credits: Production Companies GOLD 27 July 2015 4 297
Company Credits: Production Equipment Companies SILVER 29 July 2015 2 1
Company Credits: Special Effects Companies SILVER 27 July 2015 4 8
Company Credits: Transportation Services Companies SILVER 28 July 2015 3 7
Company Primary Text PLATINUM 31 July 2015 0 232
Complete: Cast SILVER 31 July 2015 0 22
Complete: Crew SILVER 31 July 2015 0 12
Connections GOLD 31 July 2015 0 324
Countries SILVER 28 July 2015 3 135
Crazy Credits PLATINUM 01 August 2015 0 10
Film Length SILVER 01 August 2015 0 3
Filmography: Animation-department SILVER 25 July 2015 5 738
Filmography: Art-department SILVER 25 July 2015 5 663
Filmography: Art-directors SILVER 25 July 2015 5 80
Filmography: Assistant-directors SILVER 25 July 2015 5 361
Filmography: Camera-department SILVER 25 July 2015 5 1278
Filmography: Cast (non-TV) GOLD 29 July 2015 2 5046
Filmography: Cast (TV) GOLD 27 July 2015 4 6705
Filmography: Casting-department SILVER 25 July 2015 5 214
Filmography: Casting-directors SILVER 25 July 2015 5 111
Filmography: Cinematographers GOLD 29 July 2015 2 211
Filmography: Composers GOLD 29 July 2015 2 194
Filmography: Costume-department SILVER 25 July 2015 5 241
Filmography: Costume-designers SILVER 25 July 2015 5 52
Filmography: Directors GOLD 29 July 2015 2 317
Filmography: Editorial-department SILVER 25 July 2015 5 334
Filmography: Editors GOLD 29 July 2015 2 199
Filmography: Make-up-department SILVER 25 July 2015 5 447
Filmography: Miscellaneous SILVER 25 July 2015 5 2091
Filmography: Music-department SILVER 25 July 2015 5 724
Filmography: Producers GOLD 29 July 2015 2 1168
Filmography: Production-designers SILVER 25 July 2015 5 431
Filmography: Production-managers SILVER 25 July 2015 5 402
Filmography: Set-decorators SILVER 25 July 2015 5 98
Filmography: Sound-department SILVER 25 July 2015 5 984
Filmography: Special-effects-department SILVER 25 July 2015 5 220
Filmography: Stunts SILVER 25 July 2015 5 313
Filmography: Thanks SILVER 25 July 2015 5 134
Filmography: Transportation-department SILVER 25 July 2015 5 51
Filmography: Visual-effects-department SILVER 25 July 2015 5 615
Filmography: Writers GOLD 29 July 2015 2 1567
Genre PLATINUM 31 July 2015 0 111
Goofs GOLD 28 July 2015 3 510
Keywords GOLD 28 July 2015 3 409
Laboratory SILVER 02 August 2015 0 2
Languages GOLD 28 July 2015 3 95
Locations PLATINUM 31 July 2015 0 61
Name Corrections PLATINUM 30 July 2015 1 148
Name Merges PLATINUM 31 July 2015 0 371
Name URLs SILVER 31 July 2015 0 23
Name: Gender PLATINUM 31 July 2015 0 75
Negative Format SILVER 28 July 2015 3 6
New Companies PLATINUM 31 July 2015 0 231
New Names PLATINUM 31 July 2015 0 60
New Titles PLATINUM 31 July 2015 0 786
Plot Outlines GOLD 28 July 2015 3 715
Plot Summaries GOLD 27 July 2015 4 399
Printed Film Format SILVER 01 August 2015 0 5
Production Status PLATINUM 30 July 2015 1 884
Quotes GOLD 31 July 2015 0 84
Release Dates GOLD 27 July 2015 4 1026
Running Times GOLD 27 July 2015 4 325
Sound Mix SILVER 29 July 2015 2 6
Soundtrack PLATINUM 31 July 2015 0 279
Taglines SILVER 27 July 2015 4 50
Title Corrections and AKAs PLATINUM 31 July 2015 0 702
Title Merges PLATINUM 31 July 2015 0 34
Title Number PLATINUM 31 July 2015 0 53
Title Parent PLATINUM 31 July 2015 0 7
Title Primary Text PLATINUM 31 July 2015 0 106
Title Type PLATINUM 31 July 2015 0 26
Title URLs SILVER 27 July 2015 4 717
Title Year PLATINUM 31 July 2015 0 48
Trivia GOLD 28 July 2015 3 1845

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 five 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 Biography
  • Bio: Print Biographies
  • Bio: Quotes
  • Bio: Real Name
  • Bio: Spouse
  • Bio: Trademarks
  • Bio: Trivia
  • Business: Admissions
  • Business: Budget
  • Business: Copyright Holder
  • Business: Gross
  • Business: Opening Weekend
  • Business: Production Dates
  • Certificates
  • Company Credits: Production Companies
  • Connections
  • Filmography: Cast (non-TV)
  • Filmography: Cast (TV)
  • Filmography: Cinematographers
  • Filmography: Composers
  • Filmography: Directors
  • Filmography: Editors
  • Filmography: Producers
  • Filmography: Writers
  • Goofs
  • Keywords
  • Languages
  • Plot Outlines
  • Plot Summaries
  • Quotes
  • Release Dates
  • Running Times
  • Trivia

Silver Data Types

  • Alternate Versions
  • Aspect Ratio
  • Award Nominations
  • Award Nominee Company
  • Award Nominee Name
  • Award Nominee Title
  • Awards
  • Bio: Biographical Movies
  • Bio: Nicknames
  • Bio: Other Works
  • Camera
  • Cinematographic Process
  • Company Credits: Camera Equipement Companies
  • Company Credits: Costume Wardrobe Companies
  • Company Credits: Distributors
  • Company Credits: International Sales Agents
  • Company Credits: Law Firm Companies
  • Company Credits: Miscellaneous Companies
  • Company Credits: Office Services Companies
  • Company Credits: Post Production Facilities Companies
  • Company Credits: Production Equipment Companies
  • Company Credits: Publicist Companies
  • Company Credits: Special Effects Companies
  • Company Credits: Talent Agency Companies
  • Complete: Cast
  • Complete: Crew
  • Countries
  • Film Length
  • 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
  • Laboratory
  • Literature
  • Name URLs
  • Negative Format
  • Printed Film Format
  • Sound Mix
  • Taglines
  • Title URLs