美国蒙纳瑞克斯好莱坞电影公司总裁克里斯蒂·里比(Chris D. NeBe)与中外新闻社总裁韦燕举行战略合作签约仪式
The CEO of (U.S.A) Monarex Hollywood Corporation Mr. Chris D. Nebe and his team visited the Beijing Branch of (China) Home and Abroad News Press on September 20th, 2013. He learnt about the missions and influence of Home and Abroad News Press, and he highly appraised the media’s ability to connect China with the world. Mr. Nebe and the President of Home and Abroad News Press Mrs. Wei Y an had a friendly and interactive talk over several concerned issues and they achieved consensus to jointly make news documentary films. To recognize the mutual consultation results, the Memorandum of Understanding on a Strategic Cooperation between (China) Home and Abroad News Press and (U.S.A) Monarex Hollywood Corporation are as follows:
(China) Home and Abroad News Press was founded on March 9, 2001. The media actively participated in a series of global important events in the recent years, including the APEC, Global Think Tank, the ASEM Summit and such. The Home and Abroad News Press magazine has received a number of awards since inception. The high recognitions include the Foreign Propaganda Mainstream Media for the North-North Network associated with the United Nations in June 2006, the “Royal Medal” from the Cambodian Royal Foundations in November 2007, the “Presidential Award” from the 17th International Media Expo in Iran, and the Chief Editor of the magazine Mrs. Wei Yan received the certificate of “American Honorary Citizen” in September 2012. Home and Abroad News Press always takes the social responsibilities of being a mainstream media in the international community with the pursuit of global vision, international standards, forward-thinking, and excellence. The Home and Abroad News Press magazine is also recognized as one of the major media channels by the Chinese government. Currently, the media has 49 regional and local branches and information centers around the world, such as the United States, Canada, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Singapore, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Australia and other countries and regions.
(U.S.A) Monarex Hollywood Corporation is a well-known and influential film maker in the world movie history. It produced a large number of feature films and documentaries. In 1985, the movie “Successor” won the prize from the Cannes Film Festival. In 1994, the documentary “The Last Caravan” received the U.S. CINE Award. In 1995, the company came to China and made a series of films about China from different perspectives. In 2007, the feature documentary “Marco Polo’s Shangri-La” and “Marco Polo’s the Roof of the World” won the Bronze Prize from the United States the 28th Television Awards. Furthermore, its documentary series “Mysterious China” was based on themes of Chinese scenery, history and culture. Eight documentary films were permanently collected by the Asian Museum. “Dali – Love at First Sight” also won a number of international awards, including the Accolade Competition's Award for Excellence 2011, and nominated as a documentary finalist for the PIXEL Oscar Awards. This was the first documentary film of a Chinese city nominated for such international award.
Based on the domestic and international influences of (China) Home and Abroad News Press and the remarkable missions of (U.S.A) Monarex Hollywood Corporation in China, Home and Abroad News Press is willing to provide strong support to Monarex Hollywood Corporation with its leading market advantages and extensive networks in Chinese cities. The common goal for both parties is to reveal and promote a real China to the Western world through cooperation in culture, film and entertainment sectors. After friendly consultations, both parties realized that the opportunity for cooperation is being matured with great complementarities and finally reached an important consensus. As a result, the Memorandum of Understanding on a Strategic Cooperation has been made with the following clauses:
1.中外新闻社、中外新闻网记者将把宣传美国蒙纳瑞克斯好莱坞电影公司团队在中国各城市拍摄纪录片的工作列入正常的采访工作，追踪报道美国蒙纳瑞克斯好莱坞电影公司团队拍摄纪录片进程，同时聘请美国蒙纳瑞克斯好莱坞电影公司总裁克里斯蒂•里比(Chris D. NeBe)作为中外新闻社西方文化高级顾问，共同撰写合作的相关消息、评论和报道等；
1.Home and Abroad News Press and the Home and Abroad News website will actively promote the works of Monarex Hollywood Corporation in China, and continuously report and record the film making progress in different Chinese cities. Also, Home and Abroad News Press would like to invite the CEO of Monarex Hollywood Corporation Mr. Chris D. NeBe to be the Senior Consultant on Western Cultures for Home and Abroad News Press. The two parties will co-author and comment on related news, commentaries and reports, etc.
2.Home and Abroad News Press will provide valuable information about making documentary films in different Chinese cities to Monarex Hollywood Corporation and make necessary efforts to liaison with municipal, provincial and central governments in China.
3.Home and Abroad News Press will irregularly publish and promote cooperative projects between Monarex Hollywood Corporation and various Chinese cities in the Home and Abroad News magazine starting with the October 2013 issue. Home and Abroad News Press will offer two pages (free of charge) in each issue of the magazine (total six pages per year and twelve pages for the two year period) to Monarex Hollywood Corporation. Also, the Home and Abroad News website will take synchronized publicity to promote such projects; in return, the Chinese government officers and residences will gain more understanding and knowledge about Monarex Hollywood Corporation and its films.
4.Home and Abroad News Press and Monarex Hollywood Corporation will irregularly hold high-level exchange meetings to discuss, plan and run various special topic and recreational activities to actively develop the bilateral relationships with complimentary advantages, serenity and mutual understandings.
5.Monarex Hollywood Corporation will utilize its own strengths and advantages to directly or indirectly assist and support Home and Abroad News Press to explore growth potentials and momentums. This is based on mutual positive interactions, the principle of complimentary advantages and friendly cooperation and common development;
6.Home and Aboard News Press will offer ten free copies of each issue of Home and Abroad News magazine to Monarex Hollywood Corporation.
The above terms are subject to amendments according to internal or external changes or other uncontrollable factors. We sincerely wish this cooperation success in order to allow for both parties to make material contributions to the international society.