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SARFT Issued New Guidelines for TV Movie Series Productions

The State Administration of Radio, Film, and Television of China (SARFT) issued guidelines for the production of television movie series. The guidelines listed the following six requirements: on the history of the revolution, establish a clear definition of the “enemy” and of “us”; prevent unlimited intensification of family conflicts; do not allow fake story lines to be used in historic movie series; pay attention to value bases when producing modern commercial movies; do not reproduce movie series that are based on those overseas; discourage rewriting from an online novel and prevent rewriting from online games.

Source: Xinhua, August 3, 2012