French Ministry of Culture and Communications
Copyright, Code of intellectual and artistic property.
The main aspects of French law: the Constitution, consolidated codes and texts, the government publications about laws and official announcements (i.e. the French Journal Officiel) and legal precedents.
Association for the management of authors' social security. It manages the social security system of literary, dramatic, musical, audiovisual or photographic authors.
Coordination of European Picture Agencies Press and Stock
British Association of Picture Libraries and Agencies
National Association of Photo and Information Press Agencies
Association of Photographic Press Agencies regarding Information and Feature
French Publishers Association
Syndicat des Editeurs de la Presse Magazine
Audiovisual Production Trade Union
Directors of documentary films Association
Rights management companies
French collective rights management society in the visual arts (painting, sculpture, multimedia, for instance)
Collective of visual arts and photo still authors
Website of the latest photographic news
Association composed of 5000 professionals of the information management.
You will find about employment, career, trainings, directories...
National Iconographers Association
La Documentation française
It publishes Photodoc, the most complete guide on photography. It counts and presents the actions of more than 2 500 organizations. They are classified in 75 activities: institutions, festivals, galleries, trainings, assistance, prize and competition, magazines, publishers, associations, photographers, agencies, picture libraries, and so on.
The Picture Licensing Universal System is a non-profitable association of the different international actors. It aims at defining standards in order to harmonize the assignment of photographic rights licences.
International Press Telecommunications Council – photographic agencies, newspaper publishers, software companies. This grouping develops technical norms that make data exchange easier between the different users and information distributors.
Jeu de Paume
Jeu de Paume is a key reference for promoting photography and images by taking an open and transversal approach, from the 19th to the 21st century.
Wold Intellectual Property Organization
Webzine dealing with the latest photographic news
Rencontres internationales de la Photographie
International Meeting on Photography
VISA pour l'image
International Festival of Photojournalism