“14th Five-year plan” TV drama development plan: standardize the order of income distribution, including actors’ remuneration

2022-07-14 0 By

February 10, the National Radio and Television Administration issued the development Plan for Chinese TV dramas during the 14th Five-year Plan period.It mentioned strengthening the protection of the whole chain of INTELLECTUAL property rights in the FIELD of TV dramas, and enhancing the awareness of respecting and protecting intellectual property rights in the whole industry.We will standardize the order of income distribution, including actors’ remuneration, and promote the use of standardized, institutionalized and unified remuneration and other labor contracts.We will improve the supervision mechanism of the whole chain and the whole process before and after the event, seriously deal with actors and institutions involved in illegal acts such as tax evasion, “yin-yang contracts” and “sky-high remuneration”, and prohibit artists who have violated laws and regulations from making their voices heard in TV dramas.(Source: GCY)