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A study on the creative industry as a pillar of sustained growth and diversification

March 2018 | Studies and Perspectives – ECLAC Subregional Headquarters for the Caribbean
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Author:
Hendrickson, Michael - Stanley Niaah, Sonjah
UN symbol.:
LC/CAR/TS.2017/20
Pages:
75 p.
Editorial:
ECLAC
Type:
Studies and Perspectives – ECLAC Subregional Headquarters for the Caribbean
Collection:
  • ECLAC Series
    • Studies and Perspectives – ECLAC Subregional Headquarters for the Caribbean

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Description

This study identifies the critical success factors that have resulted in the global competitiveness and sustainability of individuals, firms and ventures within the music and film subsectors in Jamaica. To anchor the study of the individual firms and ventures, the study first evaluates the historical evolution and recent trends in the development of the music and film subsectors, including their economic contribution and the main challenges and opportunities for their further development and lessons learned.

Table of contents

Abstract .-- Introduction .-- I. Music and the changing digital landscape .-- II. The film industry in Jamaica .-- III. Recommendations to facilitate the development of a more successful film and music industry in Jamaica .-- IV. Conclusion.