ALFA to perform at FAC’s “Night of Radiance” Nov. 15

Performing at our “Night Of Radiance” fundraising gala is singer/songwriter Alfa! . . Check out her albums on soundcloud, spotify, youtube and more. Alfa is classically trained on violin, piano, and also plays guitar and ukelele. She also directs the Sunsets & Sounds live music program at Hotel Indigo in downtown LA and is currently working on a new album⁣. https://www.alfa-music.com/ . . “Alfa is everything you want in a singer-songwriter. She transcends genres, reaching audiences of all ages and backgrounds. She is at once accomplished and accessible, talented and humble. And wise beyond her years. She’s the rare artist that … Continue reading ALFA to perform at FAC’s “Night of Radiance” Nov. 15

FAC Presents: Philippines Film Day at AWFF

Asian World Film Festival x FilAm Creative FilAm Creative is proud to announce the collaboration with the Asian World Film Festival for PHILIPPINES FILM DAY! We will be screening a collection of short films at the Arclight in Culver City during our very own shorts program at the prestigious Asian World Film Festival (AWFF). Dates & Times: Nov 11, 6:00pm @ Arclight Cinema in Culver City Arclight Culver City 9500 Culver Boulevard Culver City, CA 90232 These films have been submitted by our FAC community and beyond. The films selected will have received the highest points as scored by the … Continue reading FAC Presents: Philippines Film Day at AWFF

“NETWORK AND CREATE” at FILAM CREATIVE’S OCTOBER POTLUCK SUN. 10/20

FilAm Creative presents “Network & Create,” a monthly potluck and networking event to collaborate on each other’s projects and learn about upcoming events. WHEN Sunday, October 20, 2019 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. WHERE Pilipino Workers Center (PWC) 153 Glendale Blvd. Historic Filipinotown, CA 90026 WHAT TO BRING – Homemade dishes – Rice – Store bought dishes – Restaurant bought dishes – Vegetarian options – Desserts – Utensils (napkins, plates, paper towels, cups, ice..) – Drinks ***NO ALCOHOL*** Otherwise, $5 donation at the door Special thanks to PWC for supporting FilAm Creative’s mission and vision! Get the scoop on these … Continue reading “NETWORK AND CREATE” at FILAM CREATIVE’S OCTOBER POTLUCK SUN. 10/20

CELEBRATE FILAM CREATIVE’S 10TH ANNIVERSARY FUNDRAISER “NIGHT OF RADIANCE” ON NOV. 15

  You are cordially invited to celebrate FilAm Creative’s 10th Anniversary Fundraiser. Join us to look back on a decade of community activism, inspiration and support as well as looking forward to the future. Friday, November 15, 2019 Red Carpet / Doors: 5:30 PM Time: 6:00 – 10:00 PM Art Share LA (in Downtown LA’s Arts District): 801 E. 4th Place, Los Angeles 90013 Help raise funds for the only 501(c)3 nonprofit organization supporting Filipino Americans in the entertainment industry. Be a part of the inaugural FAC honors for artistic excellence and community support. FAC will be honoring: Pilipino Workers … Continue reading CELEBRATE FILAM CREATIVE’S 10TH ANNIVERSARY FUNDRAISER “NIGHT OF RADIANCE” ON NOV. 15

Writers Take Charge Of Their Careers At FAC’s “Writing the Half-Hour Pilot Workshop”

By Kaitlyn Fajilan, FilAm Creative Director of Writing This past spring, Filam Creative had the pleasure of organizing another writing class for the community. This year, the class was entitled “Writing the Half-Hour Pilot” and was taught by comedy writer Thomas Reyes (American Woman, Paramount Network). As Director of Writing at FAC, I had the exciting job of producing the course and working with our instructor.   Held at the Pilipino Workers Center over the course of eight weeks, students received reading/viewing material, lecture notes, and weekly writing assignments in order to create the first draft of a comedic pilot. … Continue reading Writers Take Charge Of Their Careers At FAC’s “Writing the Half-Hour Pilot Workshop”

COLLEGE NETWORKING NIGHT

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

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