4902.0 - Australian Culture and Leisure Classifications, 2014 (Third Edition)  
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Contents >> Chapter 2: The ACLC Industry Classification >> Division 2: Arts >> Group 26: Broadcasting, Electronic or Digital Media and Film

GROUP 26 – BROADCASTING, ELECTRONIC OR DIGITAL MEDIA, AND FILM

Group 26 Broadcasting, electronic or digital 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. It consists of the following classes:

      261 Radio services;
      262 Television services;
      263 Film and video production;
      264 Film and video distribution;
      265 Motion picture exhibition;
      266 Video and other electronic media hire services;
      267 Interactive content creation and publishing;
      268 Electronic information services; and
      269 Internet broadcasting.

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;

(b) radio announcing are included in Class 225 Other performing arts;

(c) pre-recording radio programs for later broadcast are included in Class 233 Record companies and distributors, and sound recording studios; and

(d) broadcasting radio programs on the Internet are included in Class 269 Internet broadcasting.


Primary Activities

Radio broadcasting

Radio service or radio station operation

Selling advertising time in own radio broadcasts



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;

(d) operating pay television channel provider services are included in Class 264 Film and video distribution; and

(e) broadcasting television programs on the Internet are included in Class 269 Internet broadcasting.


Primary Activities

Datacasting

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



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

(b) providing audio post-production services for film or video are included in Class 233 Record companies and distributors, and sound recording studios;

(c) providing location sound recording services are included in Class 233 Record companies and distributors, and sound recording studios;

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

(e) production or post-production of multipath films, click on access films and other interactive style films are included in Class 267 Interactive content creation and publishing;

(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

Developing and printing of motion picture film

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)



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 and other electronic media hire services;

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

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

(d) photographic library operation, where the predominant activity is the sales of rights to photographs, etc., 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 providers

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)



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



266 VIDEO AND OTHER ELECTRONIC MEDIA 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. Also included in this class is the hiring of video and computer games.


Exclusions / References

Units mainly engaged in:

(a) retailing recorded video media are included in Class 234 Recorded audio and video media retailing; and

(b) retailing video and computer games are included in Class 279 Arts n.e.c.


Primary Activities

Hiring out of prerecorded video material for personal use

Hiring out of video and computer games for personal use

Video hire shop or video hire store operation



267 INTERACTIVE CONTENT CREATION AND PUBLISHING

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

Publishing interactive content software for the mass market

Web site design and development service



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) Datacasting is included in Class 262 Television services.

(b) Web site design service operation are included in Class 267 Interactive content creation and publishing;

(c) Web or Internet radio service operation are included in Class 269 Internet broadcasting;

(d) Web or Internet television service operation are included in Class 269 Internet broadcasting; and

(e) 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

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

Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) Provision (Software-based)



269 INTERNET BROADCASTING

Definition

This class consists of units mainly engaged in broadcasting radio and television programs on the Internet.


Exclusions / References

Units mainly engaged in:

(a) publishing books, periodicals, newspapers and other literature products in an electronic format on the Internet are included in Class 218 Internet publishing;

(b) broadcasting radio programs over the airwaves are included in Class 261 Radio services; and

(c) broadcasting television programs over the airwaves are included in Class 262 Television services.


Primary Activities

Internet broadcasting of radio programs

Internet broadcasting of television programs


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