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4902.0 - Australian Culture and Leisure Classifications, 2001  
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Contents >> Chapter 2. The Industry Classification >> Detailed Industry Classification >> 2 Arts >> 26 Broadcasting, Electronic Media and Film

2 Arts

    26 Broadcasting, Electronic Media and Film
      261 Radio Services
      262 Television Services
      263 Film and Video Production
      264 Film and Video Distribution
      265 Motion Picture Exhibition
      266 Video Hire Services
      267 Interactive Content Creation
      268 Electronic Information Services


GROUP DEFINITION

Group 26 Broadcasting, Electronic Media and Film consists of units mainly engaged in creative production for film, television, radio or the Internet. It also includes the transmission or delivery of those products.


CLASS 261 RADIO SERVICES

Definition

This class consists of units mainly engaged in radio program production and broadcasting. National broadcasting services, commercial broadcasting services, community broadcasting services, subscription broadcasting services, subscription narrowcasting services and open narrowcasting services are all included.

Exclusions / References

Units mainly engaged in

(a) journalism and news collection are included in Class 211 Primary Literary Creation; and

(b) radio announcing are included in Class 225 Other Performing Arts.

Primary Activities

Internet radio service

Radio broadcasting

Radio program syndication

Radio programs recording or production

Radio service or radio station operation

Selling advertising time in own radio broadcasts

Web radio service


CLASS 262 TELEVISION SERVICES

Definition

This class consists of units mainly engaged in television program production and broadcasting. National broadcasting services, commercial broadcasting services, community broadcasting services, subscription broadcasting services, subscription narrowcasting services and open narrowcasting services are all included.

Exclusions / References

Units mainly engaged in

(a) journalism and news collection are included in Class 211 Primary Literary Creation;

(b) television announcing are included in Class 225 Other Performing Arts;

(c) production of television programs (not for own organisation's use) are included in Class 263 Film and Video Production; and

(d) operating pay television channel provider services are included in Class 264 Film and Video Distribution.

Primary Activities

Internet television service

Pay television operation

Production of television programs for own organisation's use

Selling advertising time in own organisation's television broadcasts

Television broadcasting

Television program syndication

Television service or television station operation

Web television service


CLASS 263 FILM AND VIDEO PRODUCTION

Definition

This class consists of units mainly engaged in the production or post-production of films, videos or other media containing moving images. Included are production or post-production of feature length films and videos; short films and videos including documentaries; films, drama series and other programs for television; films and videos for advertising and corporate training; and other commercial videos. Post-production services include special effects, animation, editing, captioning, titling and subtitling, negative cutting, screen editing and printing.

Exclusions / References

Units mainly engaged in

(a) producing television programs for own organisation's use are included in Class 262 Television Services;

(b) production or post-production of multipath films, click on access films and other interactive style films are included in Class 267 Interactive Content Creation;

(c) acting on a freelance basis are included in Class 222 Drama;

(d) providing audio post-production services for film or video are included in Class 279 Arts n.e.c.;

(e) providing location sound recording services are included in Class 279 Arts n.e.c.;

(f) designing or constructing film sets are included in Class 279 Arts n.e.c.; and

(g) designing, making or hiring costumes for film are included in Class 279 Arts n.e.c.

Primary Activities

Animated film production and post-production

Film production

Film production for advertising

Motion picture editing

Motion picture production or post-production

Music video production

Television film or tape production or post-production on behalf of another organisation

Video production

Video transfer services (including telecine)


CLASS 264 FILM AND VIDEO DISTRIBUTION

Definition

This class consists of units mainly engaged in acquiring distribution rights and distributing films and video productions for exhibition to motion picture theatres, television networks and stations; and to other businesses for hire, sale or resale. Video productions may be carried on various media such as video tapes, laser discs and digital video/versatile discs.

Exclusions / References

Units mainly engaged in

(a) hiring prerecorded video media to the general public are included in Class 266 Video Hire Services;

(b) photographic library operation, where the predominant activity is the sales of rights to photographs, etc., are included in Class 279 Arts n.e.c.;

(c) manufacturing recorded media containing computer games or other electronic game software are included in Class 274 Recorded Media Manufacturing; and

(d) wholesaling or retailing recorded media containing computer games or other electronic game software are included in Class 279 Arts n.e.c.

Primary Activities

Commercial video distribution (e.g. training videos)

Film and video library services (commercial)

Film or video distribution or leasing

Leasing or wholesaling of films, videos and other video media

Motion picture, movie or video library operation (not hire to the public)

Pay television channel provider operation

Recorded video media distribution

Stock footage distribution

Television program distribution

Video store stockist operation (wholesaling new videos and reselling ex-rental tapes to retail outlets)


CLASS 265 MOTION PICTURE EXHIBITION

Definition

This class consists of units mainly engaged in exhibiting motion pictures.

Exclusions / References

Units mainly engaged in providing a theme park ride containing video or film segments are included in Class 421 Amusement and Theme Parks.

Primary Activities

Cinema or motion picture theatre operation

Drive-in theatre operation

Film or video festival operation

Large format theatre operation


CLASS 266 VIDEO HIRE SERVICES

Definition

This class consists of units mainly engaged in hiring prerecorded video media to the general public. Examples of video media include video tapes, laser discs and digital video/versatile discs.

Exclusions / References

Units mainly engaged in retailing music videos are included in Class 234 Recorded Music Retailing.

Primary Activities

Hiring out of prerecorded video material for personal use

Video hire shop or video hire store operation


CLASS 267 INTERACTIVE CONTENT CREATION

Definition

This class consists of units mainly engaged in the development, creation and production of interactive content for digital products and services. Interactive products are those for which the narrative is able to be controlled or influenced by consumer-participants.

Exclusions / References

Units mainly engaged in

(a) producing animated films are included in Class 263 Film and Video Production; and

(b) developing commercial business application software, such as word processing and spreadsheet applications, are out of scope of the classification.

Primary Activities

Interactive content design and development

Interactive film production or post-production

Interactive games design and development service

Production or post-production of multipath films and other interactive style films

Web site design and development service


CLASS 268 ELECTRONIC INFORMATION SERVICES

Definition

This class consists of units mainly engaged in providing electronic access to information services.

Exclusions / References

Units mainly engaged in

(a) Web or Internet radio service operation are included in Class 261 Radio Services;

(b) Web or Internet television service operation are included in Class 262 Television Services;

(c) Web site design service operation are included in Class 267 Interactive Content Creation; and

(d) Internet cafe operation, where the primary activity is providing meals or beverages for consumption on the premises, are included in Class 432 Cafes and Restaurants.

Primary Activities

Datacasting

Email shop operation

Internet access provision

Internet booth or Internet lounge operation

Internet cafe operation, primarily providing Internet access

Internet service provision

Web site and Web portal management


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