IPC Media Office
The IPC Media & Communications team is located in Bonn, Germany, and offers a variety of services to the media, including the following:
• interview requests with members of the IPC Governing Board
• requests for articles about Paralympic topics
• general inquiries
• statistical information on Paralympic Games
The IPC Media & Communications team can be contacted via email or phone:
tel: +49 228 2097 200
Photography & footage requests
The IPC’s photography and footage archive offers a vast variety of images of past Paralympic Games, World and Regional Championships.
Images from the Sydney 2000 and Salt Lake City 2002 Paralympic Games can be ordered directly from the IPC’s official photographers, Lieven Coudenys, and Serena Ovens. For images from the Athens 2004 Paralympic Games, please contact Lieven Coudenys or Getty Images. For photos from the Torino 2006 Paralympic Winter Games, the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games and the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games, please contact Lieven Coudenys, Rob Prezioso and Getty Images.
Official Photographer/Official Photography Agency
Serena Corporate Photography
tel/fax: +6161 2 9955 8728
Contact: Stefan Thormann
Senior Account Manager
Paralympic Games Footage
The IPC's archive, located at Input Media in London, includes footage from previous Paralympic Summer and Winter Games and may be delivered in various formats, including digital files.
The archive includes footage from Barcelona 1992, Nagano 1998, Sydney 2000, Salt Lake City 2002, Athens 2004, Torino 2006, Beijing 2008 and Vancouver 2010.
Copies of these tapes as well as of individual events or series of events can be ordered through the IPC Media & Communications department. For footage requests, please fill in and return this form.
For further questions, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Another great source for Paralympic footage is New Zealand based production company Attitude pictures. Attitude Pictures has travelled the globe for the past 7 years, attending major international Paralympic events and filming athletes across all sports; promoting awareness, respect and the principles of inclusion. With their fresh, vibrant Kiwi approach they are committed to working with Paralympic athletes to record strong human stories that promote their passion and dedication.
PR Support - Edelman
Edelman is the world’s leading independent public relations firm, with more than 3,200 employees in 51 offices worldwide. Edelman was named PRWeek’s “2009 Agency of the Year,” PRWeek’s “Large PR Agency of the Year” (three times in the last four years), and Holmes Report’s “2009 Best Large Agency to Work For”; and was listed as a top-10 firm by Advertising Age in 2007 and 2008. In 2007, CEO Richard Edelman was honored as “Agency Executive of the Year” by Advertising Age, and he was cited in 2007 and 2008 as “Most Powerful PR Executive” by PRWeek. Edelman’s network includes specialty firms Blue (advertising), StrategyOne (research) and BioScience Communications (medical education and publishing).
With devoted staff in North and South America, Europe and Asia, Edelman’s sports practice works for major sports properties, athletes and leading brands and companies in support of their sports sponsorships.
Media Information Sheets
For general information about the IPC, the Paralympic Games and the Paralympic Movement, please take a look at the information sheets below:
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