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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.4 code 59


  • Section: J - Information and communication
  • Division: 59 - Motion picture, video and television programme production, sound recording and music publishing activities


This Division is divided into the following Groups:

  • 591 - Motion picture, video and television programme activities
  • 592 - Sound recording and music publishing activities

Explanatory note

This division includes production of theatrical and non-theatrical motion pictures whether on film, videotape or disc for direct projection in theatres or for broadcasting on television; supporting activities such as film editing, cutting, dubbing etc.; distribution of motion pictures and other film productions to other industries; as well as motion picture or other film productions projection. Also included is the buying and selling of distribution rights for motion pictures or other film productions.
This division also includes the sound recording activities, i.e. production of original sound master recordings, releasing, promoting and distributing them, publishing of music as well as sound recording service activities in a studio or elsewhere.

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