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
If you wish to subscribe to or unsubscribe from the IPC Press Releases, please send an email to:
Photography & footage requests
The IPC’s photography and footage archive offers a vast variety of images of past Paralympic Games, World and Regional Championships.
Photos from several major events can be downloaded from the IPC Flickr page.
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: Eugene Cariaga
tel: + 44 (0) 20 3227 2570
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.
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:
• About the IPC
• History of the Paralympic Movement
• Organisational Structure of the IPC
• IPC Headquarters
• IPC Vision, Motto and Symbol
• About the IPC (English, French, German, Spanish)
• Paralympic Games Facts and Figures
• History and Use of Term 'Paralympic'
• Paralympic Games All-Time Medal Tally (Summer)
• Paralympic Games All-Time Medal Tally (Winter)
• Paralympic Oath
• Paralympic Torch Relay
• Guide to reporting on persons with an impairment