Media and Entertainment industry is one of the sector which growing with explosive growth. It’s major segments are television, print and films. Other segments are radio, music, animation, gaming and visual effects (VFX) and Internet advertising. According to the Industrial Chamber FICCI, Media and Entertainment Industry is growing with 12.5% growth every year.

In the film segment of this sector, the speed of growth picked by expansion of multiplex screens through better realisations, an increase in the number of digital screens facilitating wider releases, higher cable and satellite revenues, improving collections from the overseas markets and ancillary revenue streams like DTH, digital downloads etc. The Television Industry is also gaining momentum due to liberalised era.

Television segment consist TV distributing network, broadcasting and content production. Print media includes newspaper and magazines. Animation and Internet segment include gaming, internet advertising and advertising portals.

Scope and jobs in Media and Entertainment Industry

There is huge scope in Media and Entertainment Industry. There are various type of jobs available in this industry. Some of them are ADR Recordist, Aerial Specialist, Agent’s Assistant, Anchor, Animator, Art Director, Attorney, Boom Operator, Broadcast Engineer, Camera Operator, Casting Coordinator, Composer, Concept Artist, Costume Designer, Dialect Coach, Director of Programming, Dubbing Mixer and Editor etc.

Salaries of professionals in Media and Entertainment

Technical persons like software engineers are enjoying handsome salary. Editors are having thick salary packages. Average annual salary packages of some professionals are given in the table.