About us and how to contact us

The Embedded Metadata Manifesto initative has been created by the IPTC - International Press Telecommunications Council with support from the 4A's - American Association of Advertising Agencies and the ANA - Association of National Advertisers.

To get in touch with this initiative write an email to emm@iptc.org

These organizations support the initative:

  • AIPA - Advertising and Illustrative Photographers Association (NZ)
  • ACMP - Australian Commercial and Media Photographers Association (AU)
  • AFPE - Asociación de Fotógrafos Profesionales de España (ES)
  • AIPP - Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AU)
  • AOP - The Association of Photographers (GB)
  • APA - American Photographic Artists (US)
  • Artists' Bill of Rights (GB)
  • ASMP - American Society of Media Photographers (US)
  • ASPP - American Society of Picture Professionals (US)
  • BAPLA - British Association of Picture Libraries and Agencies (GB)
  • British Photographic Council (GB)
  • BVPA - Bundesverband Pressebild-Agenturen und Bildarchive (DE)
  • CAPIC - Canadian Association of Professional Image Creators (CA)
  • CEPIC - European picture agency association (EU)
  • ControlledVocabulary.com (US)
  • NPPA - National Press Photographers Association (US)
  • NZIPP - New Zealand Institute of Professional Photography (NZ)
  • PACA/DMLA - Digital Media Licensing Association (US)
  • Photometadata.org (US)
  • PLUS - Coalition for communication and management of image rights (Int'l)
  • Pro-Imaging.org (GB)
    Pyramide Europe - representing visual artists in the European Union
  • Stop43 - stop Commercial Orphan Works Exploitation (UK)
  • UPDIG - Universal Photographic Digital Imaging Guidelines Coalition (Intl'l)
  • WAN-ifra - World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (Int'l)

... and these system vendors support it as well:

  • Filecamp - maker of an Media Asset Management system
  • Picturepark - maker of a Digital Asset Management system