Zhang Tongdao is the director of the Documentary Center of Beijing Normal University, a professor at the School of Arts and Media, and the chairman of the Film and Television Education Committee of the China Higher Education Association. He has served as a judge of film and television festivals such as the Shanghai TV Festival, the Qatar Peninsula International Documentary Festival, and the Banff International Television Festival in Canada. He has presided over more than ten projects of national art studies and the Ministry of Education, and 16 horizontal projects such as CCTV and Beijing Television. Since 2009, he has presided over the annual release of the Blue Book of Chinese Documentaries "Research Report on the Development of Chinese Documentaries". His major works include the documentary film Kids Kingdom, the series Secrets of Kids Kingdom, and Les Histoires du jardin Bussière.