- How do I update my images on IMDb page via IMDbPro?
- How do I add an image?
- How do I add an image to the page of my relative/child/partner who is also on IMDb?
- How do I add an image to a movie or TV Page?
- How do I set my primary image?
- How do I edit an image I've uploaded?
- Can I delete images?
- What size and format should my images be?
- Are changes to my images vetted by IMDb?
- Are there image restrictions?
- Where will my images show up?
- How long do the changes I’ve made to my images take to show up?
- Can other people change my images?
- Can I submit a headshot for another person or for multiple people?
- What happens to my images when I cancel my membership?
- I was previously a Publicity Photos customer. How do I update my images?
- How do I update my Featured Images?
- Where and how will my Featured Images be displayed?
- What happens to my featured images if I cancel IMDbPro?
- Under what circumstance could my featured images be overridden?
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An active IMDbPro membership is required in order to add or update the images on your IMDb page. Once you've claimed your IMDb page with your IMDbPro membership, you can add up to 200 images to your page, and select your primary and featured images via IMDbPro.
You can directly manage your images by navigating to your IMDbPro page from a desktop computer, and selecting the "Images" tab. You can also manage your images on the IMDbPro app by selecting the photo icon in the upper-right corner of the app, selecting "Your Page", and then selecting the "Images" tab. Learn more about the IMDbPro app
You can add images to your IMDbPro name page through the IMDbPro app and desktop version by following the steps below:
You will need an individual IMDbPro membership for each name page that you wish to claim and upload assets to.
If you already used your membership to claim your own page, you will need to sign up for another account (using a different email address) to claim another page.
To add an image to an IMDb title page (e.g. movie, TV show, TV episode, video game, etc.) simply select the "Add Image" option located at the end of the image gallery.
For more information, please see IMDb title images: Frequently Asked Questions
You can also edit your primary and featured images via IMDbPro on your desktop computer or IMDbPro app:
This will allow you to change the image’s information such as the Caption, Photographer, Copyright, and tagged names and titles. Editing image information is not currently available in the IMDbPro app.
To edit your primary image on a desktop computer, mobile website, and the iOS & Android Apps:
New primary images uploaded may not be accessible for customization immediately after upload. Please allow up to 20 minutes after upload to access the customization features of the Primary Image Editor tool.
You can also request deletion of images which were uploaded by IMDb editorial by clicking "Report this", though these requests will be vetted by IMDb. Note that if there are other people tagged in the image with you, you cannot delete the image in its entirety. However, you can un-tag yourself so that the image no longer appear in your images though it will continue to appear in the other tagged people’s galleries.
Any images that you upload and any changes you make to these images are not vetted by IMDb before they are published on the site. Note that images must adhere to IMDb’s Image Guidelines, and your image may be removed if it violates policy. You can also make changes to images that are uploaded by IMDb editorial, however these changes may be vetted before they take effect.
Please note that content which falls outside of these guidelines may be edited or removed by our editors.
The images you’ve uploaded will be published across IMDb, IMDbPro, and Prime Video.
Any changes you make to your images should take affect within a few minutes of your update. Note that there may be some changes which will require vetting by IMDb staff and may take up to a day to take effect. This may occur when you’re requesting a change to one of your images which was uploaded by IMDb editorial, or are requesting to tag another person or title into one of your images.
Users can suggest updates or report images which appear on your page. These requests are carefully vetted by IMDb data editors before publication.
You can claim only one IMDb page per IMDbPro membership. If you want to upload images to multiple individuals' pages, you will need to create a membership for each IMDb page.
If you're a Talent Representative and want to add images to your client's IMDb pages, please see more info on Client Shared Editing.
Any images that you’ve uploaded will be removed from the site when you cancel your membership. This may include your primary image and featured image selections, as well as any images which you have added to your gallery. Note that any images uploaded by IMDb editorial and the changes you’ve made to these images will continue to be displayed on the site even after you’ve cancelled.
If you were an IMDb Publicity Photo customer in the early 2000s, the images you purchased with this service will remain on your IMDb page permanently for free. We're unable to switch these images with new ones. If you wish add images to your IMDb page, you'll need to join IMDbPro.
If you cancel your IMDbPro membership, any images uploaded to your page through IMDbPro will be removed when your membership expires and the Publicity Photo will appear as your primary image.
At this time, IMDb Publicity Photos cannot be edited through an IMDbPro membership. If you'd like to remove an image uploaded through Publicity Photos, please visit the Contact Us page while logged into your IMDbPro account (if you are logged out of your IMDbPro account, please select here instead and let us know how we can help.
To manage your Featured Images, you may either select the Edit pen located on your Name Page or navigate to your photo gallery. Select which images you want to showcase on IMDb, IMDbPro, and Prime Video by clicking on any photo in your Images gallery and clicking or dragging and dropping on an image slot in your primary or featured images.
You can also let IMDb select the images for you. The tool will display all available images and can be sorted by Featured, Date Uploaded, and Title/Event for your convenience. All updates will be displayed across IMDb, IMDbPro, and Prime Video within minutes.
In order to manage your Primary and Featured Images using the IMDbPro app, you can either tap on your Primary Image and then "Select new primary image" or navigate to the "Images" tab and tap on the "Edit" pen next to "Featured". To replace an image, tap on the slot and then the image you would like to place in this location. To adjust the order of your Featured Images, you can drag and drop your images in the "Featured" section. Once finished making changes, tap "Apply" to save your changes. Learn more about the IMDbPro app
The images that you have identified as “featured” will appear on your IMDb page and photo gallery, IMDbPro page and photo gallery, and on Prime Video in your selected order:
If you cancel your IMDbPro membership, IMDb will revert to the default logic determining which images are featured on your page. The images you uploaded will not be shown in either the “official images” section or your page photo galleries. IMDb will save your settings so that we can revert to your image preferences if you decide to rejoin IMDbPro.
Your settings for featured images may be overridden by our editorial team if they violate our policy or if the images you select are irrelevant, duplicated, or inappropriate.