Appendix B

An Insider’s Guide to Entertainment Industry Lingo

If you want to be in the entertainment and music business, listen to what’s being played, streamed, and viewed to see what you’re going to be competing against. Surviving in the industry also requires you to be able to speak the language.

A 2-D barcode is read by a digital scanner horizontally and vertically. A 2-D barcode is generated when an applicant completes Form CO on the U.S. Copyright Office’s website. The 2-D barcode is unique for each work registered. It contains information that the applicant has entered on the blank form, but in encrypted format.

A & B Schedules are terms found on the forms sent to SAG-AFTRA by record labels, detailing the total scale payments made to ...

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