2012 Edition

national industry 711510

Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers

Overview

This industry comprises independent (i.e., freelance) individuals primarily engaged in performing in artistic productions, in creating artistic and cultural works or productions, or in providing technical expertise necessary for these productions. This industry also includes athletes and other celebrities exclusively engaged in endorsing products and making speeches or public appearances for which they receive a fee.

The immediate parent of national industry 711510 is international industry 71151: Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers

Illustrative Examples

  • Independent actors or actresses Independent producers Independent art restorers Independent recording technicians
  • Independent artists (except musical, commercial, or medical) Independent speakers
  • Independent cartoonists
  • Independent theatrical costume designers Independent dancers
  • Independent theatrical lighting technicians Independent journalists

2012 NAICS Edition Cross References

  • Freelance musicians and vocalists are classified in Industry 711130, Musical Groups and Artists;
  • Independent commercial artists and graphic designers are classified in Industry 541430, Graphic Design Services; and
  • Artisans and craftspersons are classified in Sector 31-33, Manufacturing.

Sub-Descriptions

  1. 711510 - Actors, independent
  2. 711510 - Actresses, independent
  3. 711510 - Animated cartoon artists, independent
  4. 711510 - Announcers, independent radio and television
  5. 711510 - Art restorers, independent
  6. 711510 - Artists (except commercial, musical), independent
  7. 711510 - Artists (i.e., painters), independent
  8. 711510 - Authors, independent
  9. 711510 - Ballet dancers, independent
  10. 711510 - Cameramen, independent (freelance)
  11. 711510 - Cartoonists, independent
  12. 711510 - Celebrity spokespersons, independent
  13. 711510 - Choreographers, independent
  14. 711510 - Cinematographers, independent
  15. 711510 - Comedians, independent
  16. 711510 - Composers, independent
  17. 711510 - Conservators (i.e., art, artifact restorers), independent
  18. 711510 - Costume designers, independent theatrical
  19. 711510 - Dancers, independent
  20. 711510 - Directors (i.e., film, motion picture, music, theatrical), independent
  21. 711510 - Directors, independent motion picture
  22. 711510 - Directors, independent music
  23. 711510 - Disc jockeys, independent
  24. 711510 - Entertainers, independent
  25. 711510 - Ethnic dancers, independent
  26. 711510 - Film actors, independent
  27. 711510 - Film producers, independent
  28. 711510 - Folk dancers, independent
  29. 711510 - Ghost writers, independent
  30. 711510 - Interpretive dancers, independent
  31. 711510 - Jazz dancers, independent
  32. 711510 - Journalists, independent (freelance)
  33. 711510 - Lighting technicians, theatrical, independent
  34. 711510 - Magicians, independent
  35. 711510 - Models, independent
  36. 711510 - Motion picture directors, independent
  37. 711510 - Motion picture producers, independent
  38. 711510 - Motivational speakers, independent
  39. 711510 - Music arrangers, independent
  40. 711510 - Music directors, independent
  41. 711510 - Newspaper columnists, independent (freelance)
  42. 711510 - Orchestra conductors, independent
  43. 711510 - Painters (i.e., artists), independent
  44. 711510 - Painting restorers, independent
  45. 711510 - Performers (i.e., entertainers), independent
  46. 711510 - Performing artists, independent
  47. 711510 - Photographers, independent artistic
  48. 711510 - Photojournalists, independent (freelance)
  49. 711510 - Playwrights, independent
  50. 711510 - Poets, independent
  51. 711510 - Political cartoonists, independent
  52. 711510 - Producers, independent
  53. 711510 - Radio commentators, independent
  54. 711510 - Record producers, independent
  55. 711510 - Recording technicians, independent
  56. 711510 - Reporters, independent (freelance)
  57. 711510 - Scenery designers, independent theatrical
  58. 711510 - Screenplay writers, independent
  59. 711510 - Script writers, independent
  60. 711510 - Sculptors, independent
  61. 711510 - Set designers, independent theatrical
  62. 711510 - Sketch artists, independent
  63. 711510 - Song writers, independent
  64. 711510 - Speakers, independent
  65. 711510 - Special effect technicians, independent
  66. 711510 - Sports announcers, independent
  67. 711510 - Stage set (e.g., concert, motion picture, television) erecting and dismantling, independent
  68. 711510 - Standup comedians, independent
  69. 711510 - Storytellers, independent
  70. 711510 - Taxidermists, independent
  71. 711510 - Technical writers, independent
  72. 711510 - Television producers, independent
  73. 711510 - Wildlife artists, independent
  74. 711510 - Writers of advertising copy, independent
  75. 711510 - Writers, independent (freelance)

History

The NAICS editions in which this code was present are indicated below. In the event that a code was changed from the prior edition the equivalent value in that edition is provided for reference.

Edition Value
2002 711510 -
2007 711510 -
2012 711510 -
2017 711510 -

Insurance Industry Mappings

The US Property and Casualty Insurance Industry may use the following classification descriptions which might encompass national industry 711510, Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers:

  1. art conservator
  2. art entertainment and recreation
  3. artist
  4. author
  5. author and playwright
  6. band orchestra actor and other entertainer and entertainment group
  7. camera and photography equipment including photo studio and off premises photography
  8. disc jockey
  9. entertainment performed on other premises
  10. film studio production
  11. independent artist writer and performer
  12. mobile disc jockey
  13. motion picture production in studio
  14. musician ny
  15. news syndicate
  16. performing art spectator sport and related industry
  17. photographer
  18. photographer no studio
  19. photographer or videographer including studio
  20. photographer retail
  21. photography
  22. photography service
  23. professional entertainer
  24. public speaker
  25. service allied to motion picture production
  26. service not otherwise classified
  27. taxidermist
  28. taxidermist retail
  29. theater not otherwise classified player entertainer or musician
  30. theatrical producer except motion picture and miscellaneous theatrical service

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