FilAm Creative Leadership

2023 Leadership

2023 Active Founders & Board of Directors

Walter Boholst | Ed Mallillin | Rex Sampaga

2023 Executive Board

2023 EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR– MARK LABELLA

VP OF MEMBERSHIP + PLANNING– ARLYN DELA PENA

VP OF CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT AND VISUAL EFFECTS – MARK NAZAL

SECRETARY – DIDI CANEDA

TREASURER – ANGEL QUINSAY

DIRECTOR OF MARKETING– CHRISTIAN REASONDA

DIRECTOR OF MEDIA AND PRESS– MJ RACADIO

SOCIAL MEDIA DIRECTOR – EDWIN SANTOS

DIRECTOR OF LIVE EVENTS + PERFORMANCES – LYNDON APOSTOL

DIRECTOR OF METAVERSE – CRAIG WILSON

DIRECTOR OF CAREER DEVELOPMENT (DIRECTING) – RANDAL KAMRADT

DIRECTOR OF CAREER DEVELOPMENT (PRODUCING) – ANGEL MENDOZA

DIRECTOR OF FILIPINO COMMUNITY RELATIONS – ASHLEIGH COFFELT

DIRECTOR OF OUTREACH AND PARTNERSHIPS – LORRAINE WHEAT

CAREER DEVELOPMENT ADVISOR (SCREENWRITING)– MICHAEL GEMBELLA

DIRECTOR OF DANCE ARTS – YOYOITSJOJO

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC – DALE EDWARD CHUNG

DIRECTOR OF CULINARY ARTS – CHEF MARVIN ARITRANGCO

DIRECTOR OF CASTING AND TALENT RECRUITMENT – CHRISTIAN BUSTAMANTE

DIRECTOR OF CAREER DEVELOPMENT (ACTING) – KYLE DEAN

DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION – LEO PARTIBLE

HISTORIAN – WALTER TABAYOYONG

ADMINISTRATOR – JENNIFER GALLARDO

AUDITOR – KARINA CORNEJO

DIRECTOR OF EAST ASIAN PARTNERSHIPS – SOPHANA PHA

DIRECTOR OF FILMS AND FESTIVALS – ANTHEA NERI BEST

DIRECTOR OF CHARITY PARTNERSHIPS – JUCEVI VIRTUDES

DIRECTOR OF FUNDRAISING – ROVYN BAUTISTA

DIRECTOR OF SPONSORSHIPS – BERNADETTE ALESSANDRI

DIRECTOR FOR FAC EAST COAST EXPANSION – ANGELO REYES

 

OFFICER HISTORY

2022 Leadership

2022 Active Founders & Board of Directors
Walter Boholst
Ed Mallillin
Rex Sampaga
 
2022 Leadership
Roni Canieso – Executive Director
 
Walter Boholst – HollyShorts Film Festival, San Diego Filipino Film Festival team
Ashleigh Coffelt – I Am Valid FilAm History Month Twitch Festival (FAC co-sponsored)
Mark LaBella – Asia World Film Festival
Ed Mallillin – Rise & Shine Podcast, FAC(E) Time showcase, FDCP Luncheon, Kmb Historic Filipinotown Photowalk, San Diego Filipino Film Festival team.
Angelo Reyes – DC Shorts Panel
Rex Sampaga – Rise & Shine Podcast, FAC(E) Time showcase
Edwin Santos – Social Media, Website Head of Content, San Diego Filipino Film Festival team

 


2021 Leadership

Meet the 2021 Leadership Team

Roni Canieso – Executive Director filam2020c2a9kayemeephotographs116

Iya Baclagan – Vice President 

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Nina Gosiengfao – Director of Social Media and Membership

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Kirby Ortego – Director of Content and MultiMedia

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Rhakel San Diego – Director of Programming and Community Interactions

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Nikki Montes – Director of Logistics and Communications

Kayemee Quiamco –  FAC Production Coordinator + R&S Production Team

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2021 Active Founders & Board of Directors

(left to right) Ed Mallillin, Rex Sampaga, Walter Boholst

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2020 Leadership

Meet the 2020 Officers

Roni Canieso, our Executive Director

Iya Baclagan, our Vice President

Kayemee Quiamco, our Director of Logistics and Accounts Manager

Dom Argana, our Director of Live Programming

Rhakel San Diego, our Director of Communications

Kirby Ortego, our Director of Content

Nina Gosiengfiao, our Director of Social Media

2020 Active Founders & Board of Directors

Walter Boholst
Rex Sampaga
Ed Mallillin


2019 Leadership

2019 Active Founders & Board of Directors

  • Walter Boholst (Marketing/Strategic Planning/Business Development)
  • Rex Sampaga (Music)
  • Ed Mallillin (Fundraising Event Producer/Internship Director)

2019 Executive Board

  • Executive Director – Charles Gray
  • Vice President of Operations – Roni Canieso
  • Vice President of Finance – Aaron Redman
  • Director of Content  –
    • July 2019 vacant (accepting applications)
    • John Flores (Jan. 2019-July 2019)
  • Director of Live Programming
    • July 2019- vacant (accepting applications)
    • Vincent Eclavea (Jan. 2019-July 2019)
  • Director of Membership/Community Outreach
    • Angel Qinan
    • Jessica Larkin
  • Director of Marketing – (accepting applications)
  • Director of Business Development – (accepting applications)

Staff

  • Chief Development Officer – Meriden Villanueva
  • Director of Social Media  – Nina Gosiengfiao
  • Graphic Design Manager – Chelsea Javier
  • College Night Producer/At-Large Director– Iya Baclagan
  • Videographer / Editor – Miguel Paulo Arcilla
  • Videographer / Photographer – Cheryl Nathan
  • Web Developer – (accepting applications)

Project Producers

  • Director of Writing– Kaitlyn Fae
  • TV Writing Course Instructor – Thomas Reyes
  • Filming in the Philippines Panel – Walter Boholst, Vincent Eclavea
  • Women in Film Panel – Roni Canieso, Jessica Larkin
  • Fundraising Gala – Ed Mallillin

2018 Leadership

2018 Active Founders & Board of Directors

Walter Boholst
Rex Sampaga
Ed Mallillin

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Board of Director Rex Sampaga introduce himself, during an ice-breaker exercise at a FilAm Creative monthly meeting, at the Pilipino Workers Center in Los Angeles, Calif., in January 2018.

2018 Executive Board

President – Meriden Villanueva (January – June)
Vice President – Walter Talens (January – June)

President – Walter Talens (June – December)
Vice President – Meriden Villanueva (June – December)

Secretary – Aaron Redman
Treasurer – Cecilia Lim

Administrative Department

Technology Director – Rodney Cajudo
Creative Director – Murphy Pham
Communications Director – Walter Talens
Business Development Director – Aaron Redman

Communication Department

Public Relations – Dale Chung
Membership/Community Outreach – Angel Qinan

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Guest speaker and Producer Dean Devlin (Bad Samaritan, Independence Day, The Librarians, Stargate) take a group photo with FilAm Creative (FAC) members, during the monthly general meetings, at Pilipino Workers Center (PWC) in Historic Filipino Town, Los Angeles, Calif., on April 22, 2018.

Creative Department Directors

Writing – Kaitlyn Fae
Writing (Instructor) – Leo Partible
Workshop/Event Producer  – Charles Gray (Film Nights)
Workshop/Event Producer – Joe Gunawan (Pre-Production
Workshop/Event Producer – Owen Alabado (Showcase)

 


2017 Leadership

2017 Active Founders & Board of Directors

Walter Boholst | Rex Sampaga | Ed Mallillin

 

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2017 Executive Board

President – Meriden Villanueva
Vice President & Treasurer – Walter Talens
Secretary – Angela Paviera

2017 Administrative Department Directors

Online Press – Edwin Santos
Technology – Rodney Cajudo
Business Development – Arlyn Dela Pena

2017 Creative Department Directors

Filmmaking – Craig Wilson
Writing – Kaitlyn Fae
Digital Programming – Mara De La Rosa
Acting – Maurus Dumalaog


2016 Leadership

2016 Active Founders & Board of Directors
Ed Mallillin
Rex Sampaga
Walter Boholst
 

2016 Executive Management Team

President – Walter Talens
Vice President & Social Media Director – Edwin Santos
Head of Long Term Planning – Ed Mallillin
Content Producer – John Flores
Content Producer – Mark Owen
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Business Development – Arlyn Sinsay



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2015 Leadership
 
 
 
2015 Active Founders & Board of Directors
Ed Mallillin
Rex Sampaga
Walter Boholst
 
 
2015 Leadership Team
Melissa Arce – College Filipinos in Entertainment Panel
Meriden Villanueva
Arlyn Sinsay – Dodgers Filipino Heritage Night
Walter Talens – Headshot project, Faction Film Festival
Edwin Santos – Actors Panel, Social Media, LAAPFF
John Flores – FAC TV, Bidyo
Mark Crespo – FAC TV, BidyoFAC at LAPIFF2017

 
2014 Leadership
 
2014 Active Founders & Board of Directors
Membership: Ed Mallillin, Meriden Villanueva
Secretary: Melissa Arce
Marketing: Rex Sampaga
Treasurer: Darlene Alcantara
Program Director: Arlyn Sinsay
Social Media: Walter Boholst

 
2013 Leadership
 
2013 Active Founders & Board of Directors
Ed Mallillin
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Rex Sampaga
Darlene Alcantara
Arlyn Sinsay
Walter Boholst
 

2011-2012 Active Founders & Board of Directors
Walter Boholst
Ed Mallillin
Arlyn Sinsay

Lolo Pepe Abe, Craig, Jaime, Jay & Me Premiere


December, 2010

FAN-E adopted the name… FilAm Creative


2010 Filipino American Network Entertainment Committee Contributors

Walter Boholst
Ed Mallillin
Arlyn Sinsay
Rolando Gotingco
Patrick Epino
Stephen Dypiangco
Winston Emano
Krizia Mendenilla
Krystal Menez
Jason Lopez
Rex Sampaga
AJ Calomay
Earl Baylon
Howard Cabalfin
Mitchel Dumlao
Walter Talens