711510 Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers

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.

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
Independent technical writers


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.
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711510 711510 711510  Actors, independent
711510 711510 711510  Actresses, independent
711510 711510 711510  Animated cartoon artists, independent
711510 711510 711510  Announcers, independent radio and television
711510 711510 711510  Art restorers, independent
711510 711510 711510  Artists (except commercial, musical), independent
711510 711510 711510  Artists (i.e., painters), independent
711510 711510 711510  Authors, independent
711510 711510 711510  Ballet dancers, independent
711510 711510 711510  Cameramen, independent (freelance)
711510 711510 711510  Cartoonists, independent
711510 711510 711510  Celebrity spokespersons, independent
711510 711510 711510  Choreographers, independent
711510 711510 711510  Cinematographers, independent
711510 711510 711510  Comedians, independent
711510 711510 711510  Composers, independent
711510 711510 711510  Conductors, independent
711510 711510 711510  Conservators (i.e., art, artifact restorers), independent
711510 711510 711510  Costume designers, independent theatrical
711510 711510 711510  Dancers, independent
711510 711510 711510  Directors (i.e., film, motion picture, music, theatrical), independent
711510 711510 711510  Directors, independent motion picture
711510 711510 711510  Directors, independent music
711510 711510 711510  Disc jockeys, independent
711510 711510 711510  Entertainers, independent
711510 711510 711510  Ethnic dancers, independent
711510 711510 711510  Film actors, independent
711510 711510 711510  Film producers, independent
711510 711510 711510  Folk dancers, independent
711510 711510 711510  Ghost writers, independent
711510 711510 711510  Independent technical writers
711510 711510 711510  Interpretive dancers, independent
711510 711510 711510  Jazz dancers, independent
711510 711510 711510  Journalists, independent (freelance)
711510 711510 711510  Lecturers, independent
711510 711510 711510  Lighting technicians, theatrical, independent
711510 711510 711510  Magicians, independent
711510 711510 711510  Models, independent
711510 711510 711510  Motion picture directors, independent
711510 711510 711510  Motion picture producers, independent
711510 711510 711510  Motivational speakers, independent
711510 711510 711510  Music arrangers, independent
711510 711510 711510  Music directors, independent
711510 711510 711510  News correspondents, independent (freelance)
711510 711510 711510  Newspaper columnists, independent (freelance)
711510 711510 711510  Orchestra conductors, independent
711510 711510 711510  Painters (i.e., artists), independent
711510 711510 711510  Painting restorers, independent
711510 711510 711510  Performers (i.e., entertainers), independent
711510 711510 711510  Performing artists, independent
711510 711510 711510  Photographers, independent artistic
711510 711510 711510  Photojournalists, independent (freelance)
711510 711510 711510  Playwrights, independent
711510 711510 711510  Poets, independent
711510 711510 711510  Political cartoonists, independent
711510 711510 711510  Producers, independent
711510 711510 711510  Radio commentators, independent
711510 711510 711510  Record producers, independent
711510 711510 711510  Recording technicians, independent
711510 711510 711510  Reporters, independent (freelance)
711510 711510 711510  Scenery designers, independent theatrical
711510 711510 711510  Screenplay writers, independent
711510 711510 711510  Script writers, independent
711510 711510 711510  Sculptors, independent
711510 711510 711510  Set designers, independent theatrical
711510 711510 711510  Sketch artists, independent
711510 711510 711510  Song writers, independent
711510 711510 711510  Speakers, independent
711510 711510 711510  Special effect technicians, independent
711510 711510 711510  Sports announcers, independent
711510 711510 711510  Stage set (e.g., concert, motion picture, television) erecting and dismantling, independent
711510 711510 711510  Standup comedians, independent
711510 711510 711510  Storytellers, independent
711510 711510 711510  Taxidermists, independent
711510 711510 711510  Technical writers, independent
711510 711510 711510  Television producers, independent
711510 711510 711510  Wildlife artists, independent
711510 711510 711510  Writers of advertising copy, independent
711510 711510 711510  Writers, independent (freelance)