Name: Edwin Santos
Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
FilAm Creative Title/Position/Role: Online Press
Creator & Event Producer (Hollywood Actors Panel for Actors & Networking Event)
Writer / Blogger for FAC’s official site
Producer for FAC Networks on YouTube
Associate Producer for FAC Podcast: Voices (Tinig)
FAC representative with the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival
Prior Office: FAC Director of Content Production (2016) and FAC Vice President of Content (2015)
DESCRIPTION OF TITLE / POSITION / ROLE:
Working with the Leadership Team providing video coverage for various FAC events. Providing opportunities for content producers to collaborate and create original non-fiction programming (i.e. FilAm Creations:BTS) for the FAC Networks channel on YouTube. Writing the FAC In Focus one-on-one interview series and Op-Eds about Filipinos in Hollywood for the official FAC site. Posting/promoting published content resulting to an increase of new followers and new subscribers for FAC’s social media sites. Co-producing the FAC Podcast: Voices (Tinig).
PROFESSION AND SHORT BIO:
Actor / Producer / Improvisor –
Edwin works in social media marketing while producing feature films for Cinema Epoch, a U.S based film distribution and production company specializing in international cinema thru Entertainment One (eOne). He previously worked behind-the-scenes at E! Entertainment, Comcast Entertainment Group, Crest Digital and Mark Massari Productions’ Real Stories of the Highway Patrol.
He is also a two-time award winning film producer and a nominated SAG/AFTRA actor.
An alumnus of California-State University, Northridge (CSUN) with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Radio / Television / Film, Edwin was an honorary recipient of the Catherine Clymer Scholarship Award from the Southern California Chapter of the Alliance for Women in Media, an honorary recipient of the Educational Equity Award for Outstanding Service presented by CSUN’s School of Cinema & Television Arts and is listed on the Honor Roll of Giving (2007-2009) for CSUN’s Mike Curb College of Arts, Media and Communication.
He was an active member with the Alliance for Women in Media from 1992 to 1996 and from 2010 to 2011. He was a member with the Society of Motion Pictures and Television Engineers (SMPTE) from 1993 to 1997. And, he was an active member with Media Action Network for Asian Americans (MANAA) from 1998 to 1999.
Little Known Fact:
Edwin is a 4th generation direct descendant of Marcela Mariño Agoncillo, the principle seamstress who sewed the first Philippine Flag, in accordance with General Emilio Aguinaldo’s design which later became the Official Flag of the Philippines.
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