The Los Angeles Philippine International Film Festival, October 7-9, 2016

FilAm Creative (FAC) is a Community Sponsor for the 1st Annual Los Angeles Philippine International Film Festival (LAPIFF) from October 7-9, 2016 at Cinemark X D Theaters inside the South Bay Pavilion located at 20700 South Avalon Blvd #285 in Carson, California 90746. Screenings will start from 10:00am to 12:00am midnight. We are also proud to have our own FAC members with works in the festival as well.   LAPIFF is an organization devoted to the advancement, development and showcase of Filipino Filmmakers / Artists around the world through film, providing the global community of entertainment professionals and filmgoers with consistent annual screening … Continue reading The Los Angeles Philippine International Film Festival, October 7-9, 2016

Halo-Haloween pt. 8: Marie-Francoise Theodore, Erik Matti’s “Tiktik,” Grimm’s Aswang, Tess Paras, Michael Golamco, Reggie Lee

From Oct. 17 to Oct. 31 FilAm Creative will be celebrating all things Filipino and horror. Halo-Haloween is hosted and programmed by FilAm director Walter Boholst and his new horror film “Voodoo Possession.” Contributions by Natasia Gascon and Mark Owen. Marie-Francoise Theodore as the asylum doctor The character of Dr. Yveline Montase in Voodoo Possession had to be someone who had a strength; the ability to control a room like a teacher. She had to have a presence. Marie-Francoise had that take charge presence. Yet at the same time she possessed an intelligence and beauty. The Aswang Perhaps the most … Continue reading Halo-Haloween pt. 8: Marie-Francoise Theodore, Erik Matti’s “Tiktik,” Grimm’s Aswang, Tess Paras, Michael Golamco, Reggie Lee

Tess Paras’ viral Lordes spoof video “Typecast” brings stereotyping to the masses

Congrats to our friend Tess Paras who’s red hot with her recent Grimm aswang episode as well as this week’s viral “Typecast” video spoof of Lorde’s “Royals.” In an interview with flpno.com she said “It’s the first time I have ever played a Filipino…as the 2nd largest Asian group, why aren’t we more reflected in television and film roles? I see Filipino actors booking Latino roles or given East Asian names, when there’s room for all of us to be portrayed.” You can read the rest of the interview here: http://www.flpno.com/2014/03/27/an-interview-with-tess-paras-on-the-typecast-music-video-and-aswangs/ Watch the Grimm aswang episode “Mommy Dearest” here: http://www.nbc.com/grimm/video/mommy-dearest/2749211#i140856,p1 You … Continue reading Tess Paras’ viral Lordes spoof video “Typecast” brings stereotyping to the masses