Variant of NAICS 2012 - Energy sector

512210 - Record production

This Canadian industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in record production. These establishments contract with musical artists, and arrange and finance the production of original master recordings. They hold the copyright to the master recording and derive most of their revenues from selling, leasing, and licensing master recordings. They do not have their own duplication or distribution capabilities.

  • Illustrative example(s)

    • production of master recordings, exclusive of distribution
    • publishing and reproducing audio materials in integrated facilities
    • record production (except independent record producers), without duplication or distribution
    • record production companies (producing only)

    All examples

  • Exclusion(s)

    • mass duplication of sound recordings (See 334610 Manufacturing and reproducing magnetic and optical media)
    • wholesaling (distribution of finished products, bought for resale, including imports) sound recordings (See 414440 Sound recording merchant wholesalers)
    • releasing, promoting and distributing sound recordings (See 512220 Integrated record production/distribution)
    • promoting and authorizing the use of musical works in various media (See 512230 Music publishers)
    • providing facilities and technical expertise for recording musical performances (See 512240 Sound recording studios)
    • managing artist careers (See 711410 Agents and managers for artists, athletes, entertainers and other public figures)
    • independent record producers hired on contract (See 711512 Independent actors, comedians and performers)
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