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The Standalone FilmFestival
Special report from Hollywood:
Forty years together (1981-2021)
New China in Hollywood
"Never Say Never"
The Standalone Film Festival Award
for Best Screenplay
The Standalone Film Festival，
is widely recognized as an international Film Festival,
sponsored by UV Cinema Corporation,
held a grand Film
Festival in Hollywood Chinese Theater
(acquired by the
leading Chinese company TLC Group).
During the film
festival, Chinese entrepreneur
Dr. Ma Xiaoqiu's screenplay
Independent Film Award for Best Screenplay.
CEO Dr. Jeannie Yi received the award on behalf of Dr. Ma Xiaoqiu at the
award ceremony and received an interview to the media.
Standalone Film Festival is a special film festival for
independent filmmakers around the world, showcasing films
from all over the world. For a whole week, the audience can
learn about the culture, customs, office lady, and art of
other countries without traveling the world. Films from the
United States, Iran, India, China and Latin America are
classified by category, providing a stage for interaction
and cooperation among Stand Alone Film audiences. The Stand
Alone Film Award emphasizes diverse values. There are a
total of 148 films selected worldwide, and audiences can
watch films from 24 countries in the Chinese Theater, which
has a century-old history. These films are the persistent
efforts of independent filmmakers, which include Internet
celebrities and famous directors who have worked hard in the
film and television industry for half a century. They do not
forget their original aspirations and guard the culture of
their own country.
"Never Say Never" is the special theme of the film awards.
The organizing committee paid special tribute to Dr. Ma
Xiaoqiu's screenplay "Never Say Never". Dr. Ma Xiaoqiu has
not only achieved great commercial success, but also crossed
over to the field of art and created works that have amazed
the world. She created the CEO workplace experience "Autumn
Dialogue", which integrates China's "Tao De Jing" and
Chinese enterprises to create a management model of
"Governing Enterprises by Virtue". The book is best-selling
in the world's largest bookstore Amazon.
The anti-epidemic song "Only Wish: Sunrise in the East" was
played on major websites around the world, with more than 1
billion hits. Dr. Ma Xiaoqiu’s script "Never Say Never"
talks about her and China’s family and country experience
from scratch and the dream of "self-cultivation, uniform
family governance, peace in the world, harmony but
difference, and harmony as the most valuable" in the script.
It tells about the ups and downs and the busy
entrepreneurial life, which is amazing, dangerous and
That's why the
Standalone Film Festival awarded the screenplay
"Never Say Never" as Best Screenplay.
It is the world's first story about a Chinese woman's
independence and how she takes advantage of China's economic
take-off to control and improve her own destiny.
It is the story of a journey of discovery from nothing to something, of
working in a man's world, of relying on good nature and the
Chinese wisdom of the “Dao De Jing” to achieve a life of
Culture is the collective memory and wealth of mankind, and
there is no high or low culture. Return to family and
nature, and that is
the root of all cultures.
Rebecca, a famous Hollywood musician, a popular star in the 1980s and
1990s, and the United Nations ambassador of Goodwill, sent
blessings and tribute to Dr. Ma Xiaoqiu, and the guests of
the film awards addressed the readers of Pacific Finance. --
A tribute to Dr. Ma Xiaoqiu.
In the face of the
honor of traveling far away across the sea,
Dr. Ma Xiaoqiu
humbly denoted that she was only a tiny drop of water in the
vast artistic world.
She'll keep trying harder.
Water constantly dripping wears holes in stone, then melts into the ocean.
All rivers run into sea.
Without Separation, Failure is Not an Option
- Paying a Tribute to the Independent Soul
All over the World
like to appreciate the Organizing Committee of the
Independent Film Festival, appreciate directors and
performing artists from around the world, and appreciate my
beloved friend Mr. Holmes H Stoner and Dr. Yi Jinsheng:
I'd like to
appreciate the Organizing Committee for awarding the Best
Script Award to Failure is Not an Option. I felt both
pleasantly surprised and honored. In the vast ocean of art,
Ma Xiaoqiu is only a drop of water. I'd like to appreciate
the Independent Film Festival for giving me the opportunity
to shine teeny-tiny brilliant rays!
In oriental philosophy, water is an very extraordinary
existence. It can be a sluggish tricklet, it can also be a
impetuous tsunami; it can condense to a hailstone or a
snowflake, it can also magically turn to a colorful rainbow;
it can wantonly gallop in the world, it can also crawl
forward in the sewer ... It exists in thousands of forms,
exactly as rich and colorful as this year's film festival.
These days, I've always watched the films participating in
exhibitions through the website. It's like I'm walking
through a long time spatio-temporal tunnel. Here it shows
civilizations from different territories such as China, the
US, the UK, India, Iran and Latin America. Here it presents
diverse and even incisive and sensitive sense of values,
such as suicide, homosexuality, terminal care and other
themes. Here it is inundated with serious pondering and
courageous exploration of art and life
… How amazing and sincerely admiring it is!
Buddha said, "from a drop of water, I can see countless
creatures". I'm so thankful to all of you for bringing your
own world to the entire world.
what water is more worth let people learn is its
never-say-failure spirit. There is an idiom in China called
"Little strokes fell great oaks". It is said that the
strength of a little drop of water is very small. However,
if it is dripped on a block of stone year in year out, it
can strike through the stone. This story has long inspired
me. Therefore, as an entrepreneur, I did a number of small
attempts in the realm of art. For instance, during the
period of pandemic, I composed a song - The Prayer, which
was broadcast over 1 billion times on the entire network; I
also wrote my workplace experience of many years into a
prose collection of Autumn Dialogue, which was sold on
Amazon and Chinese platforms, creating an administration
mode of "governing enterprises by virtue". Over the past two
years, I've also won the US "Family Award". Under the
support of Dr. Anthony Gerini and Mr. Tom Hanks, I began to
explore the field of films. I once encountered a lot of
hardships, even my life hanging by a thread. And yet I never
let go. Thanks to my efforts, they let me eventually stand
together with so many elite artists around the globe today!
I want to learn from you folks, no matter which country you
come from. Between us, just like water, the difference is
only the form of existence, and the same is the independent
and all-conquering soul. Without difference, failure is not
an option! Thank you all!
August 2021 China
In addition, one of the highlights of the Standalone Film
Festival is to promote cooperation and exchanges in the
film industry. . The founder of the Family Film Awards,
Olimpia Gillini, cut the ribbon for the festival awards
ceremony. The president of the Pacific Rim Chamber of
Commerce, Hermons Stoner, cooperated with the jury and
presided over the awards ceremony. The stars are dazzling,
and filmmakers from all over the world are communicating and
colliding at this moment, bringing warmth and hope to the
film industry that has been hit hard after the epidemic.
Will the world get better in 2022? The answer may be
unknown. But the world is splendid due to diverse cultures,
movies are different due to independence. Dr. Ma Xiaoqiu's
"Never Say Never" spirit inspires filmmakers all over the
world. Let us join hands with global filmmakers to stick to
our dreams and
pursue our dreams bravely!
report from Hollywood:
A collection of wonderful photos of the Independent Film
Dr. Olympia Gillini, founder of the Family Film Awards and a
representative of the independent spirit of Hollywood,
cuts the ribbon for the Standalone Film Festival
Mr. Hermons Stoner, Chairman of the Pacific Rim Chamber of
and the Chairman of the Standalone Film
Black Tie Magazine: Mrs.
Ma XiaoQiu’s Chinese
Be Thankful to the Era
Ma XiaoQiu’s Chinese Dream:
Telling Good Chinese Stories on the International Stage
An Article to Celebrate the Anniversary of the Founding of
the Communist Party of China on July 1st
Dr. Ma Xiaoqiu is introduced at Baidu Encyclopedia as: Ma
Xiaoqiu, Han nationality, born in Chengdu, Sichuan, Chairman
of Shenzhen Tiancheng Mingdao Medical Technology Co., Ltd.,
Chairman of the Board of Directors of China Investment
Corporation HK00612, Executive Vice President of Shenzhen
Entrepreneur Association, “Honorary Doctor of Strategic
Innovation and Leadership” of California Miramar University,
We all know that Dr. Ma Xiaoqiu owns two famous American
brands related to the Family Film Awards and NaNo OX Life
Water. The acquisition of these two special brands is
attributed to Qiu’s Monogatari. The book has recorded
40 years of corporate and life experiences, success and
failure, perception and gratitude of Dr. Ma Xiaoqiu. The
focus of this article is on how the two world brands
introduced by Qiu’s Monogatari can tell the Chinese
dream of Ma Xiaoqiu and Chinese story in the international
On May 31, 2021, when presiding over the 30th collective
studying of the 19th Politburo of the Central Committee,
General Secretary Xi Jinping has emphasized that telling
Chinese stories, spreading Chinese voices, and presenting a
true, three-dimensional and comprehensive China is one of
the important tasks to strengthen our country’s
international communication capacities. Before 1949, China
was under the leadership of the Communist Party of China to
save the country; after 1949, China was founded and
strengthened. All of the 1.4 billion Chinese people know and
understand this point. But it is not easy to tell this
history to international friends and make them understand
However, Ma Xiaoqiu has always earnestly practiced what she
advocates, acted as the party says, followed the party, and
told the Chinese stores internationally. The English version
of Qiu’s Monogatari has become a bestseller in the
world’s largest bookstore Amazon, and the song Only Wish:
Sunrise in the East composed by Ma Xiaoqiu has been the
first song in the world’s fight against the epidemic,
attracting the famous creator of international singers,
Joey, to enthusiastically create the next international
singer. After all, he has packaged and created the
international singer, Zhang Liangying, a Chengdu girl, 10
years ago. Music is of all ages.
Talking about the Family Film Awards, how does Ma Xiaoqiu
gain the Hollywood’s recognition through the Family Film
Awards? She has stayed in Beijing and Shenzhen. Due to the
epidemic, she has not even left her country. How does the
Hollywood know about Ma Xiaoqiu and her Chinese dream?
family film awards，可以说是“家庭电影—拥抱亲情、友情、爱情，拥抱家庭”。
At the vigorous 24th American Family Film Awards Ceremony,
Ma Xiaoqiu has led senior managers and friends to attend the
awards online at her own film company in Beijing,
interacting with Hollywood stars, and the song Only Wish:
Sunrise in the East by her has gained thousands of fans
worldwide. The theme of the Family Film Awards held at the
Hilton Hotel in Hollywood on March 24 is family films that
embrace family love, friendship, romance, and embrace
family. In the United States during the epidemic, the Oscars
and Golden Globes are held online. Although a few
celebrities have attended the on-site ceremony of Oscars
held at the California Railway Station lobby, the American
entertainment world is more enthusiastic about the grand
event held at the Universal Studios of Hilton Hotel, where
21 famous directors, stars, and singers has presented on the
ceremony. More than 100 mainstream American media have
reported his event. Producing companies such as Disney,
Paramount, Warner Bros., Netflix, etc. have all taken part
in the 24th Family Film Awards with popular movies they have
Famous Stars at the 24th Family Film Awards
Back to the Future) ,
It is the global pandemic that makes all families back home.
What will a family do at home? Of course, they will watch
movies that are suitable for all ages and that the whole
family likes. The movie Back to the Future, which has
won the Iconic Awards at the Family Film Awards, has
reignited people’s enthusiasm about the first sci-fi
blockbuster in the world. According to the report of New
York Times, the movie Back to the Future and the
TV series Friends have gained the most video clicks
in the big data inventory of films and televisions in 2020.
Bob, the director and screenwriter of the movie Back to
the Future, said excitedly when holding the trophy of
the Family Film Awards: this movie is not just about science
fiction and special effects. A sports car flying up and
traveling through time and space lets us receive the
attention of the whole world, but it is more about what have
we done after traveling through time and space?
In the movie, traveling from 1985 to 1955, 30 years ago, the
protagonist wants to change the genetic engineering/life of
his father, who hides in everything, clings to life and
fears death; travelling from 1985 to 2015, after 30 years,
the protagonist wants to let the son who is cowardly because
of “genetic inheritance from generation to generation” to
have courage and take responsibility. Nevertheless, the
protagonist must return to the present in 1985, because in
addition to family love, romance and friendship are also
waiting for him in the summer of 1985, which means his
sweetheart Jenny and his friend Doctor at old age.
Bob is even more grateful to Spielberg, who dares to support
this sci-fi movie that was produced but not paid attention
to for 3 years when he was only 37 years old. In the 2016
honorary doctorate speech of Harvard University, Spielberg
has specifically mentioned this film, saying: my job is to
act a hero in 2 hours. Even in a trivial life, there are
also heroes and villains. In the end, heroes defeat
villains. Spielberg has said that in the film Back to the
Future, he sees heroes in family love, romance, and
Spielberg Talking about the Film Back to the Future
in His Speech at Harvard University
Once the film Back to the Future was released, it has
immediately become a bomb in the movie world and become the
first sci-fi film. It was filmed for 18 consecutive years.
The last episode Travelling Alliance was produced in
2012. Claudia Wells, who has played the role of Jenny, a
young girl, at the backstage of the Family Film Awards, said
to Dr. Ma Xiaoqiu who was watching the ceremony across the
Pacific Ocean through online: “now it’s your turn to be at
the helm of the Family Film Awards. Family Film Awards in
your hands will drive out of Hollywood and enter the
globalized world.” She also said: “Back to the
Future was filmed in 1981. We filmmakers would like to
see what China was filming in 1981. What kind of movies is
being made in China today?” After all, China’s economic
miracle over the past 40 years must have changed this
country. With landmark buildings standing one by one in
China, new elements must be injected into the genes of the
Since the author was present at the time as a translator for
Dr. Ma Xiaoqiu, the author couldn’t wait to say: there are
also “heroes" in Chinese genes. In 1981, China has filmed a
movie Furong Town, in which, survival was the most
important challenge. In 2019, the movie My People, My
Country shows that the family love and patriotism are
the essential nature of Chinese people, and the collapse of
the country and families must not be repeated. In 2020, the
movie Hi, Mom, with a box office income of 5 billion
yuan, records the inseparability of Chinese family affection
and a good medicine for family collective healing, so it is
a family movie. Those three movies, like the trilogy of
Back to the Future, also show a 40-year journey.
After the author used mobile phone to search the three films
on Baidu, the video introductions of them were shown in
hands. Jenny covered her mouth, with her big charming eyes
full of curiosity, she said: let’s go to China! Let’s make
Ma Xiaoqiu’s Chinese movie!
Video Conversations between Dr. Ma Xiaoqiu and Stars
Attending the Family Film Awards
That’s it. Ma Xiaoqiu brings her Chinese story across the
Pacific Ocean, across time and space, and puts it in
Hollywood! This is how Ma Xiaoqiu wisely tells her Chinese
dream and her Chinese story in the language of Family Film
Awards that other people can understand internationally.
The story of Ma Xiaoqiu is also the stories of other 1.4
billion Chinese people who live in China and make efforts to
tell Chinese dream!
Learn more about Family Film Awards, please login in the
official Chinese website of DYF:
24th Family Film Awards: Ma Xiaoqiu and Shenzhan
No One Can Break Sino-American Friendship
Shenzhen and Los Angeles Celebrate Family Film Awards
The 24th Family Film Awards ceremony,
DYF Entertainment and WFI,
will be held on Wednesday, March 24, 2021
at the Universal Hilton Hotel in Universal Studios,
with a parallel venue in
Actor Dean Cain, the fifth generation of “superman”,
was the host.
Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood、《小妇人》Little
be my maybe等，都是人们所喜爱的电影，全家人能吃着爆米花喝着心仪的饮料，开心快乐度过一段家庭时光。
All the nominated films have grossed more than $100 million
and won good reputation for their value orientation.
“A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood”
“The Lion King”,
“Always be My Maybe”, etc.
are all beloved movies for fun family time with popcorn and drinks.
The nominees are Tim Allen, a 49-year-old movie star in the
United States, who seems never to grow old,
Kristen Bell dizzied fans by her sweet voice,
Scarlett Johansson, the highest paid actress, etc.
Ann-Margret, the legendary Hollywood actress, who had a
romantic relationship with Elvis Presley received the
The cast of “The Brady Bunch”
received the Iconic Television Award.
The awards will pay tribute to the classic “Back to the
Future” trilogy, which is enshrined by sci-fi fans.
Twenty movie stars have attended the venue in Los Angeles to
record, and those who were unable to attend due to the
participated via video link.
Tim Allen, Scarlett Johansson and other Hollywood stars
are the winners of nomination.
Movie Stars of The 24th Family Film Awards
The biggest highlight of this Hollywood film awards this
year is the parallel venue in Shenzhen.
While the Hollywood stars receive their awards on the
gorgeous stage at Hilton, they are taped on television at
with subtitles in English and Chinese.
Be My Maybe讲的正是这样一个故事：女孩走了，男孩留在家乡...
Shenzhen, the city that is most opening up to the world in
China, is full of our love to motherland.
As a city of immigrants, it may be void of family memory.
For life, their leave parents and children in hometowns. It
is a city missing elderly and children, the rise in GDP is
embedded with tears and parting sadness.
“Always Be My Maybe”
tells such a story: the girl left, the boy stayed in hometown…16 years
past, now the chic celebrity chef returns to her hometown.
When she plans to “open a most luxury restaurant in the land
that gave me so much hardship in my childhood”, the girl
runs into her old pal and finds her root there.
Such a story happens everywhere. It feels like a sharp knife into the
heart that hurts so much regardless of ethnics and
The venue in Shenzhen will promote
the Family Film Awards in China in 2021.
With this opportunity, the committee of Family Film Awards
will launch the
“Youth Film Support Program”,
which aims to assist young directors to chase their dreams
and to contribute to China’s film industry.
The program plans to support 10 young directors every year,
to help them grow and tell Chinese stories in Hollywood.
The “Young Film Support Program”
shows the support and love of the
Family Film Awards Chairman Dr. Ma Xiaoqiu for young filmmakers.
The song “Only Wish”
written and performed by Dr. Ma Xiaoqiu
was selected by the “Blue Ribbon” Committee,
the Family Film Award Committee, as the theme song of this
It is a tribute to those who lost lives and familie
s due to the pandemic in 2020.
The video of Dr. Ma Xiaoqiu and renowned singer Han Lei
performing the anti-pandemic song
“Only Wish – May the Sun Rise in the East”
has been edited into the prime time of Family Film Awards ceremony.
It will be broadcasted to 78 million American families on April 22
to deliver the beautiful wish of
“the land in east and the rest of the world
will live in harmony and peace”.
Ma Xiaoqiu and Signer Han Lei are performed
“Only Wish – May the Sun Rise in East”
We wish that the world will control the
pandemic successfully in 2021.
We are living as a community under the same sky.
We shall build the beautiful future together.
Home – the harbor that always waits for us to
Family Film Awards
were established in 1996
by Dr Olympia Gellini and co-produced by Dick Clark.
The first inaugural awards show was participated by
Hollywood A-listers and film industry legends and super
stars such as Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts and Sandra Bullock.
In 2020, Ms. Xiaoqiu Ma and her company, DYF Entertainment,
saw the new importance of family-centric films which provide examples of
the benefits of family relationships and succeeded in
acquiring the Family Film Awards with a view toward
expanding this annual awards event to a global audience.
The 24th Family Film Awards ceremony will be held on
Wednesday, March 24th at the Universal Hilton Hotel at
and all COVID-19 safety protocols will be followed during
the taping of the show in accordance with Los Angeles County
and CDC guidelines.
“The safety and comfort of our honorees and presenters is
our highest priority and guided our decision,”
stated Roger Neal, the Executive Producer of the show and
of this year’s Family Film Awards.
The ceremony, presented by DYF Entertainment & WFI,
will tape live in front of a limited, invite-only audience
at the Universal Hilton at Universal Studios.
Dean Cain is the Celebrity Host of the telecast.
Olympia Gellini, Founder of the FAMILY Film Awards
and World Film Institute,
Dr Jeannie Yi, CEO of DYF Entertainment,
Michael Maizes, Partner of SFM Entertainment
also serve as Co-Executive Producers.
Dr. Ma Xiaoqiu, Chairman of TCMD Investment Corporation,
owner of DYF Entertainment, and majority shareholder of Family Film Award
serves as 24th Family Film Award chair woman.
REELZ is set to air the telecast on April 23rd, 2021.
The Family Film Awards honors the best in family film and
Iconic film star Ann-Margret will be honored with
the Lifetime Achievement Award,
Producer/Writer Bob Gale will accept
the Iconic Film Award for "Back to the Future,"
the cast of "The Brady Bunch" will accept the Iconic
Tim Allen, Anthony Anderson, Kristen Bell, Scarlett
Johansson are among the nominees.
Film star Julianne Hough will present the award to Ann-
and will do a tribute dance in Ann’s honor on the telecast.
Film nominees include
"A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,"
"Toy Story 4,"
"Always Be My Maybe."
Among the television nominees are
"Last Man Standing,"
and "Finding Love in Quarantine."
will be a special live performance from "American Idol" alum
Haley Reinhart performing the Elvis Presley classic
"I Can't Help Falling in Love With You."
Guigui will perform
"Won't You Be My Neighbor?
The films which will be honored in this year's Family Film
feature stories, stars, and directors who recognize and understand the
universal importance and value of strong family
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