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Shanghai Municipal Culture, Radio Broadcasting, Film and Television Administration
(06.07.2010)

Shanghai Municipal Culture, Radio Broadcasting, Film and Television Administration is established as one of the departments of the municipal government, with its main functions, internal structure and personnel management in accordance with the “Notice of the General Office of the CPC Central Committee and the General Office of the State Council on Printing and Distributing ‘Plan on Reform of Organs of Shanghai Municipal People’s Government’” (Ting Zi [2008] No. 17). Shanghai Municipal Culture, Radio Broadcasting, Film and Television Administration hangs out a temporary signboard designating Shanghai Municipal Cultural Heritage Bureau.
 
Main Functions

1. to implement the CPC and the State’s laws, rules, regulations, guidelines and policies on culture, arts, radio broadcasting, film and television, study to draft the municipality’s rules, regulations and policies on culture, arts, radio broadcasting, film and television management, and organize to carry out relevant rules, regulations and policies;

2. to draft the municipality’s developing strategies and developing planning concerning culture, arts, radio broadcasting, film and television, implement industrial management of the municipality’s culture, arts, radio broadcasting, film and television courses, draft developing planning of the culture, radio broadcasting, film and television courses and the industries, and guide and coordinate the development of those courses and industries;

3. to promote the study of key arts production and art philosophy within the municipality, draft guidelines and policies on the publicity and production of radio broadcasting, film and television, control the direction of public opinions, and guide, coordinate and manage the publicity, development, transmission and coverage of radio broadcasting, television and internet audio and video media within the municipality;

4. to manage major municipal cultural activities; to strengthen the supervision over information and internet audio and video programs (including online playing of audio and video products of film and television) and programs played by public audio and video carriers; to supervise and manage the planning and construction of cable networks, channel resources and radio and television frequencies in conformity with the law;

5. to manage public cultural and arts activities and public art museums, cultural centers, libraries and social cultural associations within the municipality; to guide, promote and carry out a variety of public cultural activities;

6. to take charge of the protection of intangible cultural heritages within the municipality;

7. to coordinate to draft developing planning of culture markets, to guide comprehensive law enforcement on culture markets, manage culture, entertainment, performance, arts, radio broadcasting, film and television, cable networks and online distribution of cultural products of the municipality and strengthen the supervision over private organizations engaging in production of film and television programs and entertaining performance;
 
8. to draft the developing planning of animation, comic and game industry and organize the implementation, and guide and coordinate the industry development;

9. to guide of the municipality’s culture, arts, radio broadcasting, film and television communications with foreign countries and Hong Kong SAR, Macow SAR and Taiwan; to manage culture, film and television events held by diplomatic institutions in Shanghai and international organizations;

10. to take charge of protection and management of cultural heritage within the municipality;

11. to cooperate with relevant departments in formulating and implementing the development planning for culture, film and television talents of the municipality;

12. to take charge of the acceptance and hearing of relevant administrative reviews and responses to administrative proceedings;

13. to undertake other tasks assigned by the municipal party committee and the municipal government.