NAICS 5 Digit Industry 51219

Industry 51219

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 51219 – Postproduction Services and Other Motion Picture and Video Industries

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 51219: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing postproduction services and other services to the motion picture industry, including specialized motion picture or video postproduction services, such as editing, film/tape transfers, titling, subtitling, credits, closed captioning, and computer-produced graphics, animation and special effects, as well as developing and processing motion picture film.

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Illustrative Examples of NAICS Code 51219

What are some examples of this industry classification? The bulleted items below are illustrative examples of this 5-digit NAICS industry.

  • Motion picture film laboratories
  • Stock footage film libraries
  • Postproduction facilities
  • Teleproduction services

Cross-References for NAICS Code 51219

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 51219. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Mass duplicating video tapes and film–are classified in Industry 33461, Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media;
  • Providing audio services for film, television, and video productions–are classified in Industry 51224, Sound Recording Studios;
  • Renting wardrobes and costumes for motion picture production–are classified in Industry 53222, Formal Wear and Costume Rental;
  • Renting studio equipment–are classified in Industry 53249, Other Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing; and
  • Casting actors and actresses with production companies–are classified in Industry 56131, Employment Placement Agencies and Executive Search Services.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 51219

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 51219. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Booking agencies, motion picture
  • Booking agencies, motion picture or video productions
  • Closed captioning services, taped material
  • Film libraries, motion picture or video, stock footage
  • Film or tape closed captioning
  • Film or video transfer services
  • Film processing laboratories, motion picture
  • Film restoration services
  • Laboratory services, motion picture
  • Libraries, motion picture stock footage film
  • Libraries, videotape, stock footage
  • Motion picture animation, post-production
  • Motion picture booking agencies
  • Motion picture film laboratories
  • Motion picture film libraries, stock footage
  • Motion picture film reproduction for theatrical distribution
  • Motion picture laboratories
  • Motion picture or video editing services
  • Motion picture or video post-production services
  • Motion picture or video titling
  • Motion picture production special effects, post-production
  • Post-production facilities, motion picture or video
  • Post-synchronization sound dubbing
  • Reproduction of motion picture films for theatrical distribution
  • Sound dubbing services, motion picture
  • Special effects for motion picture production, post-production
  • Stock footage film libraries
  • Subtitling of motion picture film or video
  • Tape transfer service
  • Teleproduction services
  • Titling of motion picture film or video
  • Video conversion services (i.e., between formats)
  • Video post-production services
  • Videotape libraries, stock footage
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 51219: Postproduction Services and Other Motion Picture and Video Industries (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 512191: Teleproduction and Other Postproduction Services
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 512199: Other Motion Picture and Video Industries

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