Talk:District 9

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Queen Mary University of London Education Project[edit]

Hi, we are, Omar Ismaiel Serafimaburavsky19 Jacoobfarrah97 Elena.valeri Rising Tsar93 Meliha Siddiqui editors as part of an Educational project--Meliha Siddiqui (talk) 18:15, 29 January 2018 (UTC)
Hi Meliha Siddiqui - great to see that you've started to introduce yourselves on the Talk page here! Please make sure you use the correct markup so that each of your usernames is hyperlinked to your user profile/talk page. That way other wikipedia users know how to be in touch with you. Don't forget to test out your ideas on the talk page first, by making suggestions and proposals about what you would like to change on the article to improve its scholarly quality. Last of all, make sure you are focusing on improving the scholarly quality of the article as your ultimate goal. This means especially paying attention to the quality of the sources, and in particular offering improvements through references to scholarly articles, books and book chapters. You can do this through the e-resources and databases available via the QM Library and Senate House that we talked about in week 4. See QMplus for more details about how to access these if you're not sure. Good luck and do get in touch if you have questions or need help. DrJennyCee (talk) 11:19, 14 February 2018 (UTC)
Hi DrJennyCee , thank you very much for your reply! I've modified it using the correct markup. Elena.valeri (talk) 15:33, 14 February 2018 (UTC)
That's great, Elena.valeri! Although you've not actually linked to your user pages - only to new articles with your names on them. I've corrected the first name - Omar's - using the proper markup so that you can see how to do it. You can also look at the code on your own user name above to see an example. Hope that helps! Do make sure you keep sharing your plans for changes on the talk pages of the article so that you can show other users what you are planning. If you don't get a response, you can assume that this is tacit agreement. But do try to have those conversations (they don't count towards your word count) on the talk page as they will help you to make changes which stay. All the best, DrJennyCee (talk) 12:22, 15 February 2018 (UTC)
Hello DrJennyCee, I should have done it correctly this time, was not really sure about how to do it, so thanks for your help! Elena.valeri (talk) 23:14, 15 February 2018 (UTC)

regarding some edit made on the page on Thursday, 13 February 2018[edit]

Hello fellow Wikipedians,

I've corrected some spelling and punctuation mistakes, I've checked the whole article, now it should be fine. My group mate Rising_Tsar93 has added content in the marketing section of the article, using scholarly sources. Apologies again for the harsh plot edit, another user has re-edited it, adding relevant information which had been cut out. Now the plot is around 530 w long and it respects the Wikipedia standards, so thanks for your contribution! We are planning to make more changes, to improve the scholarly quality of the article -e.g. by replacing sentences/a paragraph linked to a blog with our re-elaboration of information taken from e-books/journals online, peer-reviewed. Before making any change, we'll post our intended edit here in the talk page with all of the details. You can review our work on the history section of the page, please contact us if you have any queries. Thank you for your attention and help.

Elena.valeri (talk) 13:41, 16 February 2018 (UTC)

Hi, following on from what Elena.Valeri said I'm going to look through and see where I can re-elaborate information taken from e-books/Journals. Regards

Meliha Siddiqui (talk) 01:00, 18 February 2018 (UTC)

In regards to the edits I will be making[edit]

Hello everyone, my name is Serafima. As part of my edit, I would like to add a few bits of information I think would benefit the District 9 article overall. What I will be focusing on is adding some info about Apartheid and the concept of White Savior in the film, using newspaper and web articles as well as Chaudhuri's discussion of Apartheid in District 9 in "Uninvited Visitors". Alongside that, I would like to add a table I found on IMDB which has all the films nominations and awards. Feel free to leave feedback on this post.  — Preceding unsigned comment added by Serafimaburavsky19 (talkcontribs) 19:21, 17 February 2018 (UTC) 

Regarding scholarly sources[edit]

Hi @Masem: Message text. Meliha Siddiqui (talk) 19:46, 17 February 2018 (UTC)

Sorry about the previous edit i made where i deleted your contribution without informing you. As I'm part of a university project, it is our aim to make the article more scholarly and as i noticed the information you cited was cited to an article as appose to a Scholarly source. I noticed that the source i used you kept in the citation, but is it possible to make some sort of comprimise where i can re-add my paragraph as the information was that i gathered was fully cited to the book and counts as contribution to the group project. Or joining both paragraphs so that information fully cites to both sources. Regards Meliha Siddiqui (talk) 19:46, 17 February 2018 (UTC)

Regarding copyright information[edit]

Hi Fellow Wikipedia users,

I was searching for scholarly sources for some of the information yesterday and I noticed that one piece of writing in the Themes section "QED International fully financed the production of the independent film, underwriting the negative cost prior to American Film Market (AFM) 2007. At AFM 2007, QED entered into a distribution deal with Sony's TriStar Pictures for North America and other English-language territories, Korea, Italy, Russia and Portugal." is a direct quotation from the book i found The Producer's Business Handbook: The Roadmap for the Balanced Film Producer. The book I cited alongside the information. As copying information word by word is not allowed on Wikipedia I just though I would let everyone know. Regards

Meliha Siddiqui (talk) 09:31, 18 February 2018 (UTC)

Thank you for noticing that. I tried to give it a quick rewrite, but it's not easy to do so when you're unfamiliar with the subject. NinjaRobotPirate (talk) 16:14, 18 February 2018 (UTC)
Hi NinjaRobotPirate Thank you, I think this should be fine, Regards.

Meliha Siddiqui (talk) 17:11, 18 February 2018 (UTC)

Serafimaburavsky19 Thank you very much! —Preceding undated comment added 19:52, 18 February 2018 (UTC)