The China Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (CSMPTE), which is the only national-level society in the fields of broadcasting, film & television, and network audiovisual technology, is supported by the China Media Group and is responsible for promoting technology, cooperation and innovation in radio, film & television industries. The CSMPTE serves as a crucial social power in promoting and developing technologies in the above-mentioned fields.
Founded in 1982, the CSMPTE is a national, academic and non-profit association legally registered with the Ministry of Civil Affairs of the People's Republic of China, and is a group member of the China Association for Science and Technology. In the past more than 40 years since its foundation, the CSMPTE has accumulated sound social resources and established high academic status, and has high popularity and influence in the national broadcasting industry. Now, it has nineteen professional committees covering all fields of broadcasting and network audiovisual science and technology, which are Image, Audio, Lighting, Information Technology, Radio Technology, Network Video, Motion Picture High-Tech, Standard and Testing, Radio Integration Media, Transmission and Coverage, Outside Broadcasting, Photography and Videography, Advanced Imaging, and TV broadcasting and Networks. As the CSMPTE takes in a large number of council members, group members and individual members that include so many experts, scholars, technical backbones and industry elites from all levels and sorts of important units, professional media and innovative enterprises in the fields of broadcasting, film & television, and new media, it has become one of the most influential social academic groups in China's broadcasting industry.
Approved by the National Science and Technology Award Office, the CSMPTE established the "CSMPTE Science and Technology Award", which is an award facing the whole industry. The CSMPTE also holds international academic conferences such as Beijing International Television Technology Conference (ITTC) and ‘World Television Day’ China Television Conference every year. In particular, China Television Conference, held on "World Television day", is aimed at attracting more attention from the crowds, so that more and more people could learn about the history of television and look into the future thereof. China Television conference is held as a bridge event following the national "The Belt and Road", "Going out" and "Bringing in" policy. Under the new situation of development, the CSMPTE will continue to serve as a bond that links technology workers in broadcast and television industry.
The CSMPTE has paid great energy to unite the large number of professional media, social forces, and scientific & technical personnel in the fields of radio, film & television, and new media such as network audiovisual, and has deeply involved in activity organization, project implementation, and business communication and cooperation, in order to improve its participation, coverage and representativeness in the development of common prosperity and service construction of the industry.
The CSMPTE mainly serves the following functions:
★ Academic promotion: proactively carry out technical research, project cooperation, standard preach, applied management and innovation support as main tasks for the whole industry, and focus on productivity innovation and new business support.
★ Talents promotion: proactively carry out routine and gradual technology popularization, skills training, knowledge service, further education, periodic activities such as title evaluation, fixed-place projects and customized services.
★Technology evaluation: proactively carry out sorts of scientific and technological achievements appraisal, technical project evaluation, professional qualification certification, information resource management, and award evaluation and granting regarding scientific and technological advances and professionals.
★ Cooperation promotion: proactively carry out cross-industry, cross-field, cross-level and cross-country multi-directional cooperation and wide-area technology exchanges, make full advantages of existing resources and development opportunities of the CSMPTE, and seek effective and diverse activities and projects.
★ Members’ rights and interests guaranteeing: proactively and persistently provide all-round, multi-form, and continuous right protection and information up-transmission for the vast number of scientific and technical personnel in the fields of broadcasting, film & television, and new media such as network audiovisual, and reflect views, suggestions and requirements come from member units and individual members.
Being confronted with the new demands, new characteristics and new conditions brought about by changes in industry, business and technology under the situation of integration and innovation in media industry, the CSMPTE, which never forgets its original aspiration, never fails to carry out its assignment and never fail to live up to its reputation, will continue to take the responsibility and resolution of enhancing its credibility, appeal and cohesion to actively introduce industrial adjustments and upgrading, in order to face a wider management field, formulate more standardized industry services, satisfy more diverse professional requirements, achieve more ambitious development goal, consolidate the existing brand performance and activity influence, and create more new industry services and new cooperation. In a word, the CSMPTE is devoted to becoming an academic force and development platform that can meet the needs of media integration, scientific and technological innovation, and the development of the China Media Group and the progress of society.