State Administration of Radio, Film and Television

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It studies and draws up policies and guidelines for radio and TV publicity and the creation of film and TV programs, provides guidance to radio and TV publicity and creation of radio, film and TV programs and coordinates the planning of their topics and stories, offers guidance to the reform of the administrative system of radio, film and television, studies and drafts laws and regulations for undertakings in radio, film and TV industries, formulates management regulations and development plans for radio, film and TV undertakings; supervises radio and TV programming, the receiving and recording of satellite TV programs and audio-visual programs broadcast to the public through information networks, takes charge of the import and approval of importing of programs for radio broadcasting and TV screening, examines and approves radio and TV broadcasting institutions, and the establishment and dismissal of film, radio and TV program producing units at and above the county level, checks the content and quality of films and TV dramas and other programs aired on radio and TV, issues and withdraws licenses for film making and showing, TV drama making and releasing. It exercises leadership over China's National Radio, China Radio International and China Central Television Station.

The administration consists of nine departments: the general affairs office, chief editor's office, film bureau, social management department, personnel and education department, planning and finance department, science and technology department, foreign affairs department and security department.