NAICS 5 Digit Industry 51211

Industry 51211

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 51211 – Motion Picture and Video Production

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 51211: See industry description for NAICS 512110 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 512110: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in producing, or producing and distributing motion pictures, videos, television programs, or television commercials.

Cross-References for Industry 51211

What codes are similar to this industry that might be more applicable? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes that are similar to industry 51211. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Producing motion pictures and videos on contract as independent producers–are classified in Industry NAICS 711510, Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers;
  • Providing teleproduction and other postproduction services–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 512191, Teleproduction and Other Postproduction Services;
  • Providing video taping of weddings, special events, and/or business inventories–are classified in Industry 54192, Photographic Services;
  • Providing motion picture laboratory services–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 512199, Other Motion Picture and Video Industries;
  • Providing mass duplication and packaging of video tapes–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 334614, Software and Other Prerecorded Compact Disc, Tape, and Record Reproducing; and
  • Acquiring distribution rights and distributing motion pictures and videos–are classified in Industry NAICS 512120, Motion Picture and Video Distribution.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 51211

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with industry 51211. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Animated cartoon production
  • Animated cartoon production and distribution
  • Commercials, television, production
  • Film studios producing films
  • Films, motion picture production
  • Films, motion picture production and distribution
  • Instructional video production
  • Motion picture and video production
  • Motion picture and video production and distribution
  • Motion picture production
  • Motion picture production and distribution
  • Motion picture studios, producing motion pictures
  • Movie production and distribution
  • Music video production
  • Music video production and distribution
  • Program producing, television
  • Television commercial production
  • Television show production
  • Video production
  • Video production and distribution

Industry Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry (Where you are now), and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 51: Information
    • Subsector 512: Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
      • Industry Group 5121: Motion Picture and Video Industries
        • Industry 51211: Motion Picture and Video Production (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 512110: Motion Picture and Video Production

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