Today Saturday, October 29 from 5pm to 7pm PDT Breaking Barriers Together: Our Journey As Filipino Marginalized Genders in Entertainment** (Live on twitch.tv/ca_in_la) **FRONT PAGE A panel discussion featuring non-binary and women-identifying actors, cinematographers, producers, and directors addressing the challenges … Continue reading FilAm Creative Sponsors “I Am Valid FAHM 22” TwitchLIVE – Breaking Barriers Together: Our Journey As Filipino Marginalized Genders in Entertainment, October 29
Interview by Edwin A. Santos Wednesday, April 4, 2018 : @Edwin_A_Santos | : Edwin A. Santos Later today at noon, Wednesday, April 4, 2018, FilAm Creative will launch its first podcast/vodcast show, FilAm Creative: Voices at iTunes and YouTube. For … Continue reading #FACinfocus: Showrunner Rodney Cajudo and Host Walter Talens Discuss Their New Podcast, “FilAm Creative: Voices”
Great monthly meeting last night. Keep up the good work. Amazing turnout. That’s what FilAm Creative member and actor/producer Abe Pagtama said when he attended the first networking and potluck event of the new year! Especially with the first guest speaker of the year, and the first time at our monthly event — Sasheen Artis, Chair of the Producers Guild of America (PGA) Power of Diversity Master Workshop. At that January 28th event, she discussed about the PGA programs and the benefits at the Pilipino Workers Center in Historic Filipinotown Los Angeles. It’s not about who you know — it’s who … Continue reading Highlights of FilAm Creative’s Network & Create January 2018 Potluck with Producers Guild’s Sasheen Artis?
Summary by Edwin A. Santos Sunday, November 12, 2017 : @Edwin_A_Santos | : Edwin A. Santos “This panel was so great!!!! Thank you for organizing it!!! I learned so much!!!” says Giovannie Espiritu On a brisk Sunday afternoon in … Continue reading What Happened at Kuwento: 2nd Annual Television Writers Panel?
Summary by Edwin A. Santos Tuesday, September 5, 2017 : @Edwin_A_Santos | : Edwin A. Santos This past Saturday, September 2, 2017, FilAm Creative (FAC) hosted its first panel at Long Beach Comic Con. With special guest panelists, Whilce … Continue reading What Happened at the Filipino Americans in Comics & Animation Panel at Long Beach Comic Con?
Name: Arlyn Dela Pena Hometown: Vancouver, WA & San Antonio, TX FilAm Creative Title/Position: Director of Business Development DESCRIPTION OF TITLE / POSITION / ROLE: Responsible for communication and outreach to businesses with the goal of creating partnership opportunities or sponsorships with FilAm Creative for the advancement of the organization and recognition of the talent that supports FAC. PROFESSION AND SHORT BIO: Actor/Model/ (Prior) Registered Nurse – Arlyn earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Washington State University), Masters of Science in Nursing (Grand Canyon University), and served 9 years in the military on active duty. A fire accident in … Continue reading #FACinfocus: Meet Arlyn Dela Pena – Director of Business Development of FilAm Creative 2017 Leadership
…and they are: 2017 Active Founders & Board of Directors Walter Boholst Rex Sampaga Ed Mallillin 2017 Executive Board President – Meriden Villanueva Vice President & Treasurer – Walter Talens Secrretary – 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 Full bios will be published starting tomorrow Monday. —————————————————————————————————————— FilAm Creative (FAC) is an all volunteer community organization dedicated to the advancement of Filipino-Americans … Continue reading Meet Our 2017 FilAm Creative Leadership
“My name is Captain Dela Pena and I am your nurse. You are in a hospital in Washington, DC. You were injured downrange and your family has been notified. They are on their way here.” “My legs hurt! (Reaches down to touch residual limb) Where are my legs?!!” “I am so sorry to tell you but you lost your legs in the blast.” “Where are my battle buddies? Where is Jason? Are they here too?” How do I tell him his battle buddies didn’t survive? That was seven years ago for me. I was a critical care nurse at Walter … Continue reading #FACinfocus: Remembering The Fallen and The Sacrifices on Memorial Day
Since its announcement, the days leading up to Tuesday, May 16, 2017 of FilAm Creative’s exclusive session with NBCUniversal reps and their introduction of its Talent Infusion Programs (TIPS) were filled with anticipation. “So excited for this meeting with NBC Universal..” says Arlyn DeLa Pena. It all started with a phone call made by AJ Calomay (currently assistant editor for USA Network’s Mr. Robot and previously with the CW’s DC’s Legends of Tomorrow). That phone call led to an introductory meeting between FilAm Creative’s Executive Director Meriden Villanueva, Chief Financial Officer Walter Talens and the curator of FilAm Creations Craig Obligacion Wilson … Continue reading What Happened When FilAm Creative Attended NBCUniversal’s Exclusive TIPS Session?
Every year, we are proud to be a Community Partner with Visual Communications’ annual Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival; co-presenting various short film programs from AAPI filmmakers and talent for the next generation of Hollywood to feature film premieres from creative Pinoys from the Philippines. However, this year in 2017, we are equally proud to have taken on VC Fest’s filmmaker challenge to create short films of our own. Welcome FILAM CREATIONS: A FILMMAKER MOVEMENT (2nd Short Films Program) curated by Craig Obligacion-Wilson: http://festival.vconline.org/2017/shorts-programs/filam-creative-shorts/ On the evening of Friday, April 27th at American Cinematheque’s Egyptian Theater in the heart of … Continue reading FilAm Creative at Opening Night Gala of 33rd Annual Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2017 with FilAm Creations