In collaboration with SCPASA, FilAm Creative presents, College Networking Night! A night dedicated to helping Filipino Americans and people of color, connect and learn from Filipino Americans in the industry, as well as meet and connect with fellow college students who are pursuing a career in the Entertainment Industry. Our special guest speaker will be: Candida Boyette-Clemons Vice President, Alternative Programming, MTV & VH1 Ms. Boyette-Clemons graduated from NYU and previously served as VH1’s VP of Original Programming, VP for MTV/MTV2 Production + Development,Executive Producer, MTV2 Production + Development and a producer at Viacom, BET and MTV Networks. She’s worked … Continue reading COLLEGE NETWORKING NIGHT

FilAm Creative Networking Potluck

Hello Kaibigans, Friends, Neighbors, Family, FilAm Creative would like to invite you to our FREE Networking Potluck Event. All we ask is that you bring something for the Potluck. We are open to any yummy variations of: – Homemade dishes – Store bought dishes – Restaurant bought dishes – Vegetarian options – Desserts – Utensils (napkins, plates, paper towels, cups, ice..) – Drinks ***NO ALCOHOL*** GAME PLAN: – Pinoy News Update will be on site to do some interviews and live updates. – We will be featuring a few guest speakers from The Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival to … Continue reading FilAm Creative Networking Potluck


CELEBRATING WOMXN By Roni Canieso   When our amazing FilAm Creative team pitched the idea of doing a panel to celebrate womxn in film, I was elated. When I was asked to moderate, I was over the moon. Hosting a panel where Filipino womxn in the industry can discuss their insights and share their stories is a dream come true.   But ask 18-year-old me, bright-eyed, pretentious, and just about to start film school, I would’ve thought it was a nightmare.   Most of my adolescence was spent scoffing at the pretty, skinny, Asian girls on T.V. Because, at this … Continue reading CELEBRATING WOMXN

Limited Spots Left For the Exclusive FilAm Creative 8-Week TV Writing Course: Writing the Half-Hour Pilot by Thomas Reyes

Reserve your spot now! Fil-Am Creative is giving YOU the chance to take a special crash course in writing for television and turn your original ideas into an exciting, pitchable pilot. Students will learn to write in standard industry format, and will have completed the first draft of a half-hour pilot by the end of the eight weeks. The course is meant to end shortly before CBS’s Writers Mentorship Program deadline. Do you want to write for television? Do you have a concept that you think would be great for a TV series? Do you want to learn how to write in … Continue reading Limited Spots Left For the Exclusive FilAm Creative 8-Week TV Writing Course: Writing the Half-Hour Pilot by Thomas Reyes

The Philippines Is The World’s Best Kept Film Location Secret, But Not For Long

3/5/19 By Walter Boholst   It was a magical night in Historic Filipinotown Los Angeles, on Sat. Feb. 23 when an enthusiastic crowd packed into the Pilipino Worker’s Center for FilAm Creative’s “Filming in the Philippines” panel sponsored by RLJ Entertainment and Lay Bare Waxing Salon. The event, a first of its kind, was held by FilAm Creative, a 10 year-old all-volunteer organization that educates and advocates for the Filipino-American entertainment community and all looking for a collaborative workspace in order to achieve greater representation and career advancement.   The Philippines had been a hotbed of Roger Corman B-movies in … Continue reading The Philippines Is The World’s Best Kept Film Location Secret, But Not For Long

Filming In the Philippines Panel and Networking Night

FilAm Creative, an organization dedicated to advancing Filipino and Asian-Americans in entertainment, is proud to host the following panel: FILMING IN THE PHILIPPINES panel and Networking Night Sat. Feb. 23 6-10pm Pilipino Workers Center 153 Glendale Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026 $5 entry fee on-line advance sale | $10 at door TICKETS ON SALE NOW! Click on Eventbrite link here Sponsored by RLJ Entertainment, U.S. distributor of “100 Yards” and Lay Bare Waxing Salon Why film in the Philippines? – Incredible cost savings you CAN’T achieve in the U.S. – Exotic lush jungles, beaches, waterfalls and cityscapes – Ample skilled … Continue reading Filming In the Philippines Panel and Networking Night