This past Saturday, March 24 was our 4th annual Halo Halo Headshots, a program founded by Walter Talens for FilAm Creative as a fundraising networking event for photographers and actors, helping new actors and young professionals get affordable headshots, to help promote actors into audition rooms with the goal of helping increase diversity in entertainment. Our associate producers this year were Maurus Dumalaog, Angel Qinan and Cecilia Lim. Our guest photographers this year were: Albert Gago Kenneth Chan Randi Lamey Great photo shoot today with photographer Randi Lamay for the FilAm Creative Halo Halo Headshots. I’m working Production Sound on her film … Continue reading Highlights From The 4th Annual FilAm Creative Halo Halo Headshots
Announcement by Edwin A. Santos Monday, February 19, 2018 : @Edwin_A_Santos | : Edwin A. Santos Last month, Gina Rodriguez (Jane The Virgin) wrote an open letter in Variety as it condemned Hollywood for the lack of Latino representation … Continue reading #FACinfocus News: Filipino American Talent in Films with Premieres, Releases, Special Screenings and Festival Tours 2018 – Part 2
Have you made a feature-length or a short film? Are you anxious to share your work with an enthusiastic audience hungry for stories by and/or about Asian American and Asian Pacific communities around the world? Would you like a chance for your narrative short film to be eligible for consideration in the Animated Short Film / Live Action Short Film category of the ACADEMY AWARDS®? Then submit your film to the 2018 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival (LAAPFF 2018), Southern California’s leading showcase for new Asian Pacific American and Asian international cinema. Presented by Visual Communications since 1983, the Film … Continue reading Submit Your Films To The Academy Awards® Qualifying 2018 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival
Last Sunday, July 23 was our 3rd annual Halo Halo Headshots, a program created by Walter Talens to bring affordable “Headshots” for actors starting out in the entertainment industry and bringing talented photographers from different fields of photography to share their skills. The program hopes to lower the barrier and encourage Filipino-Americans (or any person of color) to get their foot in the door of the industry and bring diversity to mainstream American film and television. Photographer Ren Arrieta waiting for his talent to arrive during Halo Halo Headshots 2017. Make-up artist Brenda Lisette apply foundation to Vince Cruz in preparation for his … Continue reading What Happened at the 3rd Annual FilAm Creative Halo Halo Headshots?
Summary by Edwin A. Santos Tuesday, July 11, 2017 : @Edwin_A_Santos | : Edwin A. Santos FilAm Creative presents FAC’s 3rd Hollywood Actors Panel for Actors & Networking Event — a panel discussion and networking event open to … Continue reading FilAm Creative’s 3rd Annual Hollywood Actors Panel with Vincent Rodriguez III, Angela Relucio, Manny Jacinto and Aina Dumlao
FilAm Creative (FAC) is launching the 3rd Annual “Halo-Halo Headshots” event this July. To help actors/filmmakers get professional quality headshots for auditions and websites, while raising money for FilAm Creative (FAC) through donations. FAC is committed to helping our members advance in the entertainment industry and created this event to give rising talent (and members) a low-cost opportunity to start their career. The event is planned and operated by volunteers who believes in promoting diversity in the entertainment industry. We are asking for a small donation/registration fee to help pay for operational cost and assist FAC with future events. RSVP/Register … Continue reading 3rd Annual Halo Halo Headshots Happening Sunday, July 23rd!
FilAm Creative (FAC) celebrates eight years of supporting the advancement of Filipino Americans in entertainment and media! Created by event producer Edwin A. Santos, Saturday, June 24th will be our 3rd Annual FilAm Creative Hollywood Actors Panel for Actors (SOLD OUT as of June 7th) — a panel discussion and networking event featuring special guest panelists who represent the craft of acting across the board. Hear the panelists discuss their explorations of the process and profession of acting; their reflections on personal experiences and artistic influences that informed and shaped their careers; their discussions of past and current projects and share valuable … Continue reading Meet Actress Angela Relucio (of CBS’ “Code Black”) at 3rd FilAm Creative Hollywood Actors Panel, June 24, 2017
TONIGHT is the Encore Presentation of Fil-Am Creations: A Filmmaker Movement! Buy your tickets now! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fil-am-creations-a-filmmaker-movement-encore-presentation-tickets-34708223230 In an effort to inspire, motivate and mobilize the Filipino American and Filipino filmmaking community, FilAm Creative started a movement called “Fil-Am Creations” to challenge them to create short films. “Filipino stories and narratives are rarely seen in mainstream Hollywood film and television projects. But according to these very talented and determined Pinoy filmmakers, actors, and content creators paving their own way in the industry, Filipino/a representation can change in the near future.” reports Balitang America’s Yong Chavez as she presented a 2-part series about these creative Fil-Am directors, actors, … Continue reading TONIGHT is the Encore Presentation of Fil-Am Creations: A Filmmaker Movement with Q&A at Regency Theatres’ Valley Plaza 6 in NoHo, California
_UPDATE_ (SOLD OUT as of June 7th) SAVE-THE DATE: June 24, 2017 The 3rd Annual FilAm Creative Hollywood Actors Panel for Actors FREE ADMISSION — but Donations Welcome! *** SEATING IS LIMITED *** *** PLEASE RSVP AT: email@example.com *** … Continue reading FilAm Creative To Host 3rd Annual Hollywood Actors Panel; June 24, 2017 at The Clubhouse Improv
It was our second potluck party, but this time held at the Pilipino Workers Center (PWC) in Historic Filipinotown, Los Angeles. On Saturday, April 22, 2017, two weeks before our filmmakers’ initiative, FilAm Creations’ 12 new short films sold out premiere screening at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival on May 3rd at the ArtShare LA, it was time to celebrate our accomplishments thus far! There was a discussion on upcoming FilAm Creative events including Halo-Halo Headshots, a panel event with NBC, creating new content for the Bidyo Channel and an update on FilAm Creations’ second screening. With every … Continue reading What Happened at 4th FilAm Creations’ Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2017 Meetup?