Video: Young Ambassador Heva talks to IMDb founder Col Needham about his successful film website and how it all began.

Profile: Col Needham is the man behind the IMDb (Internet Movie Database). It's the oldest, largest and most popular film website in the world, and first started twenty two years ago in Col's bedroom in Manchester! The site has become a key resource for film fans, Hollywood and cinema students.

Explore Behind The Scenes

Col Needham

  • Thu 31 May 2012 (suitable for ages 13-18) "It was just for my own private use..." Col Needham talks about the origins of the IMDb.

    Thu 31 May 2012 (suitable for ages 13-18) "It was just for my own private use..." Col Needham talks about the origins of the IMDb.

    The Internet Movie Database is a film-lover's paradise; Col Needham, its founder, answers your questions and shares some of his favourite films.

Col Needham recommends

To improve your experience of our website, we would like to use cookies to store anonymous information in the form of a very small text file on your computer.

You can find out more about cookies, including how to manage and delete them, in our Privacy Policy. Allow cookies

This website works best using cookies which are currently blocked. Allow cookies? Allow cookies More info Privacy Policy