Notice concerning Implementing a Television Documentary Theme Announcement System

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On 7 February, SARFT issued the “Notice concerning Implementing a Television Documentary Theme Announcement System” (GF No. (2013)11) to all provincial, autonomous region and municipal radio and television bureaus, the Xinjiang Production-Construction Corps radio and television bureau, the Liberation Army General Political Department Propaganda Department, CCTV, China Film Group Co., the Central New Film Group, China Education Television, and relevant Centre and State work units, the notice says that, in recent years, our country’s television documentary creation and production has become more dynamic every day, quantity and quality rise incessantly and a desirable development tendency has emerged. On the basis of the spirit of the “SARFT Notice concerning Printing and Issuing Some Opinions on Accelerating the Development of the Documentary Industry” (GF No. [201088]), in order to further let the television documentary market flourish, promote the healthy and orderly development of television documentary creation and production, assist the documentary sector to timely understand information on television documentary themes, attract social forces to participate in television documentary creation and production, avoid production clashes, waste of resources and other problems, and stimulate the formation of a desirable situation in which film documentary production and creation is rich in themes, scientific in its composition, resources are optimized, excellent products merge in large numbers and talents come to the fore, SARFT will implement a television documentary theme announcement system starting from 2013, to gather theme information concerning nationwide television documentary creation and production, Sino-foreign coproductions, imported foreign television documentaries (including source material), etc., and announce it to society. Hereby, the following matters are notified in order to do the work well.

I, Television documentaries as named in this “Notice” refers to television films that have the natural world or human society as displayed object, have non-fictional, real records as method of display, and have open broadcast as display channel.

II, Two collection levels, central and provincial (autonomous region, municipal) are implemented for television documentary themes, SARFT integrates the announcement system.

(1) Information on television documentaries and themes that organs subordinate to relevant Centre and State organs plan to produce, information on Sino-foreign coproduced television documentaries and themes, and information on foreign imported television documentaries (including source material) is to be reported to SARFT.

(2) Information on television documentaries themes that organs in the military system plan to produce, information on Sino-foreign coproduced television documentaries and themes, and information on foreign imported television documentaries (including source material) is to be reported to SARFT after collection by the Liberation Army General Political Department Propaganda Department.

(3) Information on television documentaries themes that local organs plan to produce, information on Sino-foreign coproduced television documentaries and themes, and information on foreign imported television documentaries (including source material), is to be reported to SARFT after collection by the local provincial-level administrative radio, film and television department.

III, SARFT conducts collection and analysis of information on television documentaries and themes nationwide, and after communication and coordination with production organs, formulates a “Nationwide Television Documentary Theme Catalogue”, and announces this to society.

IV, Domestically-produced television documentaries listed in the “Nationwide Television Documentary Theme Catalogue” and their production organs may have priority to participate in SARFT recommendations of excellent domestically-produced documentaries and annual programmes to support excellent domestically-produced documentaries and creative talents.

V, If television documentaries listed in the “Nationwide Television Documentary Theme Catalogue need to change of name, episode number or production organ, they shall resubmit matters according to the provisions of Article II of this “Notice”.

VI, All levels’ administrative radio, film and television departments mist give high regard to documentary creation and production work, earnestly organize television documentary theme collection work, and must especially do the work of television documentary theme collection from social production organs well, raise a service consciousness, in order to serve the stimulation of development, and serve the stimulation of flourishing.

VII, A semi-annual system is implemented for television documentary theme announcements. In January of every year, the television documentary film announcement for the first half year is announced nationwide, relevant Centre and State work units, the military system and all provincial-level administrative radio, film and television departments are requested to report the television documentary themes for the first half year to SARFT before 1 January. In July of every year, the television documentary film announcement for the second half year is announced nationwide, relevant Centre and State work units, the military system and all provincial-level administrative radio, film and television departments are requested to report the television documentary themes for the second half year to SARFT before 1 July.

Television documentary theme announcements are printed by SARFT and issued to relevant Centre and State work units, the military system and all provincial-level administrative radio, film and television departments, and re published to society through the SARFT government website and the China documentary website, for consultation.

VIII, For television documentary themes for the first half of 2013, relevant Centre and State work units, the military system and all provincial-level administrative radio, film and television departments are requested to report matters to SARFT before 20 April 2013.

IX, To report television documentary themes, the SARFT-formulated form must be uniformly used (see attachment), one form per documentary, and they must be sent with EMS (also send an electronic version, e-mail address: xcsjlp@vip.cntv.cn).

Please send collected materials on domestically-produced television documentary themes to: SARFT Propaganda Management Department, Fuxingmen Waidajie 2, Beijing, post code: 100866. Contact telephone: 010-86092361; fax: 010-86092693.

Please send collected materials on Sino-foreign coproduced television documentaries and themes, and television documentaries imported from abroad (including source material) to SARFT International Cooperation Department, Fuxingmen Waidajie 2, Beijing, post code: 100866. Contact telephone: 010-68020753; fax: 010-68010174.

X, This “Notice” takes effect on the date of implementation. All relevant work units must, as soon as possible, transmit it to their subordinate organs related to television documentary, and guarantee that relevant organs correctly understand and implement the requirements of the Notice.

It is hereby notified.

广电总局关于实行电视纪录片题材公告制度的通知

2月7日,广电总局向各省、自治区、直辖市广播影视局,新疆生产建设兵团广播电视局,解放军总政宣传部、中央电视台、中国电影集团公司、中央新影集团、中国教育电视台、中央和国家有关单位发出《关于实行电视纪录片题材公告制度的通知》(广发〔2013〕11号),通知说,近年来,我国电视纪录片创作生产日趋活跃,产量质量不断提高,呈现出良好的发展势头。根据《广电总局关于印发加快纪录片产业发展的若干意见的通知》(广发[2010]88号)精神,为进一步繁荣电视纪录片市场,推动电视纪录片创作生产健康有序发展,帮助纪录片业界及时了解电视纪录片题材信息,吸引社会力量参与电视纪录片创作生产,避免产生题材撞车、资源浪费等问题,促进形成电视纪录片创作生产题材丰富、布局科学、资源优化、精品涌现、人才辈出的良好局面,国家广电总局自2013年起实行电视纪录片题材公告制度,汇总全国电视纪录片创作生产、中外合拍、引进境外电视纪录片(含素材)等题材信息,向社会公告。现就做好相关工作通知如下:
一、本《通知》所称电视纪录片,是指以自然世界、人类社会为表现对象,以非虚构的真实记录为表现手法,以公开播出为展示渠道的电视片。
二、电视纪录片题材实行中央、省(自治区、直辖市)两级汇总,国家广电总局统一公告制度。
(一)中央和国家有关单位所辖机构计划制作电视纪录片题材信息、中外合拍电视纪录片题材信息、从境外引进电视纪录片(含素材)题材信息,报国家广电总局。
(二)军队系统机构计划制作电视纪录片题材信息、中外合拍电视纪录片题材信息、从境外引进电视纪录片(含素材)题材信息,由解放军总政治部宣传部汇总后报国家广电总局。
(三)地方机构计划制作电视纪录片题材信息、中外合拍电视纪录片题材信息、从境外引进电视纪录片(含素材)题材信息,由其所在地省级广播影视行政部门汇总后报国家广电总局。
三、国家广电总局对全国电视纪录片题材信息进行汇总分析,与制作机构沟通协调后,制定《全国电视纪录片题材目录》,向社会公告。
四、列入《全国电视纪录片题材目录》的国产电视纪录片及其制作机构,可优先参评国家广电总局推荐优秀国产纪录片和年度优秀国产纪录片及创作人才扶持项目。
五、列入《全国电视纪录片题材目录》的电视纪录片,如需变更片名、集数、制作机构,应按照本《通知》第二条规定重新报送。
六、各省级广播影视行政部门要高度重视纪录片创作生产工作,认真组织做好电视纪录片题材汇总工作,特别是要做好社会制作机构的电视纪录片题材汇总工作,提高服务意识,以服务促发展,以服务促繁荣。
七、电视纪录片题材公告实行半年制。每年1月,发布全国上半年电视纪录片题材公告,中央和国家有关单位、军队系统、各省级广播影视行政部门请于1月1日前,将上半年电视纪录片题材报国家广电总局。每年7月,发布全国下半年电视纪录片题材公告,中央和国家有关单位、军队系统、各省级广播影视行政部门请于7月1日前,将下半年电视纪录片题材报国家广电总局。
电视纪录片题材公告由国家广电总局印发中央和国家有关单位、军队系统、各省级广播影视行政部门,并通过国家广电总局政府网站和中国纪录片网同时向社会公布,以供查阅。
八、2013年上半年电视纪录片题材,中央和国家有关单位、军队系统、各省级广播影视行政部门请于2013年4月20日前,报国家广电总局。
九、报送电视纪录片题材,须统一使用国家广电总局制定的表格(见附件),一片一表,用EMS寄送(并发电子版,电子邮箱:xcsjlp@vip.cntv.cn)。
国产电视纪录片题材汇总材料请寄:北京市复兴门外大街2号国家广电总局宣传管理司,邮编:100866。联系电话:010-86092361;传真:010-86092693。
中外合拍电视纪录片题材、从境外引进电视纪录片(含素材)题材汇总材料请寄:北京市复兴门外大街2号国家广电总局国际合作司,邮编:100866。联系电话:010-68020753;传真:010-68010174。
十、本《通知》自下发之日起执行。各有关单位要尽快传达到所辖电视纪录片相关机构,确保相关机构准确了解并落实通知要求。
特此通知

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