The objective of this task was to define each of the media industry sectors and give examples of those forms of media.
Film is to use a camera to record a story or real event so that they can then be shown in the cinema or on television. An example of a film company is Universal Pictures who have released legendary films like ET the Extra-Terrestrial and the Back to the Future franchise.
Radio is the system or industry that broadcasts programs of audio content to the public or subscribers by means of radio waves. This is global is one example of a radio broadcasting company, which is home to radio stations such as Capital FM, Heart and Classic FM.
Television is an electronic system of sending and displaying images, sounds and film by satellite and digital. An example of a television company is the British Broadcasting Corporation, who run channels such as BBC One, BBC Two, CBBC, and CBeebies.
The music industry is the work of creating, recording and selling music through a number of different ways. An example of a music company is Capitol Records UK, who have had artists such as The Beatles, Coldplay and Queen signed onto their label.
The print industry involves paper publications circulated in the form of physical editions of books, magazines, newspapers, journals and newsletters. An example of a print company is Bloomsbury, who printed and published the first of J.K Rowling’s Harry Potter series; Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.
Computer Games Industry:
The computer games industry consists of games played by electronically manipulating images produced by a computer program on a monitor or other display. One example of a computer games company is Supermassive Games, who created and released the award-winning game Until Dawn.
Advertising and Marketing Industry:
The advertising and marketing industry is the management process responsible for the various means of promotion such as; billboards, magazines, newspapers, radio, television and internet. An example of an advertising and marketing company is Adam & Eve DDB, which is a company who, in the past, have created advertisements for Fosters and John Lewis.
The interactive industry contains products and services on digital computer-based systems which respond to the user’s actions by presenting them content. An example of an interactive company is Obvious Corporation, which is the company who owns the social networking site, Twitter.
The press industry is monthly, weekly or daily publications containing articles on the news, features, reviews and advertisements. An example of a press company is Hearst Magazines, which is a business that owns magazines such as Cosmopolitan and Elle.