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Metadata standards: Audiovisual

A guide to metadata standards across various industries, asset types, and professional communities.


PBCore logo

"PBCore is a metadata schema designed for sound and moving images."

EBU Core

EBU Core

"EBUCore has been purposefully designed as a minimum and flexible list of attributes to describe audio and video resources for a wide range of broadcasting applications including archives,exchange and production in the context of a Service Oriented Architecture."


Video Metadata Hub (IPTC)


EMA Metadata Structure


MPEG 7 framework (ISO 15938-5)

MPEG-21 framework

SMPTE frameworks