Written by Edwin A. Santos Thursday, March 15, 2018 : @Edwin_A_Santos | : Edwin A. Santos It’s more important than ever to have more minority voices and faces in front & behind camera… says Joe Gunawan, FilAm Creative Staff … Continue reading Highlights of FilAm Creative’s CBS Entertainment Diversity & Inclusion Seminar
In partnership with the FilAm Creative, CBS Entertainment Diversity and Inclusion will host this mixer giving members of the community the opportunity to network with industry gatekeepers who will also provide insight on how to succeed in the business. CBS Entertainment Diversity and Inclusion and FilAm Creative are proud to present AN EVENING WITH CBS ENTERTAINMENT DIVERSITY & INCLUSION. Join us for this exciting opportunity to speak with CBS Executives about the entertainment industry! Learn about various programs that CBS Entertainment Diversity & Inclusion has to offer to promote diversity, professional relationship building and career development in Hollywood. Featured Speakers: … Continue reading FilAm Creative Presents An Evening with CBS Entertainment Diversity & Inclusion, March 6, 2018
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?
FilAm Creative presents “Network & Create,” a monthly potluck and networking event to encourage our Talent Network members to collaborate on each other’s projects. Come and join our conversation! Learn about our latest updates and discover how to be involved with FilAm Creative this year! We are proud to announce our special guest speaker is the Chair of Producers Guild of America Power of Diversity Master Workshop, Sasheen Artis. Sasheen Artis is a writer/producer with over 20 years experience in live events, documentaries, talk shows, scripted programming and campaigns for Titanic, Mission: Impossible, Braveheart, The Godfather, Star Trek: The Next Generation … Continue reading FilAm Creative’s Network & Create January 2018 Potluck: Sasheen Artis (Chair of Producers Guild of America Power of Diversity Master Workshop)
Summary by Edwin A. Santos Wednesday, December 27, 2018 : @Edwin_A_Santos | : Edwin A. Santos An argument or debate can be made how and when did it all began? No, I’m not talking about the birth of … Continue reading FilAm Creative’s Notable Firsts of 2017
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?
SAVE-THE DATE: November 5, 2017 Kuwento: The 2nd Annual FilAm Creative Television Writers Panel Early Bird Price (10/5 – 10/29): $10 Final Week (10/30 – 11/5) & Door Price: $15 TWO OPTIONS TO PURCHASE TICKETS: 1) Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kuwento-filam-creatives-television-writers-panel-tickets-38618651426?aff=eac2 2) FAC Officer or FAC Talent Network meeting (VENMO/cash) *** SEATING IS LIMITED – THIS EVENT SELLS OUT FAST *** INDUSTRY GUEST PANELISTS Adam Higgs, Producer/Writer (BBC America’s Orphan Black, CBS’ Scorpion) Philip Buiser, Writer/Producer/Director (A&E’s Bates Motel, AMC’s Preacher) Dennis Saldua, Writer/Producer (Netflix’s Atypical, NBC’s Deception) Kelli Breslin, Lifetime Television Staff Writer Join the conversation with writers working in network, cable … Continue reading FilAm Creative To Host Kuwento: 2nd Annual Television Writers Panel; November 5, 2017 at Pilipino Workers Center
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
Name: Edwin Santos Hometown: Chicago, Illinois FilAm Creative Title/Position/Role: Online Press Creator & Event Producer (Hollywood Actors Panel for Actors & Networking Event) Writer / Blogger for FAC’s official site Producer for FAC Networks on YouTube Associate Producer for FAC Podcast: Voices (Tinig) FAC representative with the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival Prior Office: FAC Director of Content Production (2016) and FAC Vice President of Content (2015) DESCRIPTION OF TITLE / POSITION / ROLE: Working with the Leadership Team providing video coverage for various FAC events. Providing opportunities for content producers to collaborate and create original non-fiction programming (i.e. FilAm Creations:BTS) for the … Continue reading #FACinfocus: Meet Edwin Santos – Online Press of FilAm Creative 2017 Leadership
SAVE-THE DATE: September 2, 2017 Filipino Americans In Comics and Animation Panel INDUSTRY GUEST PANELISTS Whilce Portacio (Creator of Bishop, Wetworks, Artist on X-Men, X-Factor) Van Partible (creator of Johnny Bravo) Leo Partible (animation and comic book writer) … and more to be announced FilAm Creative hosts this unique panel that will take a look at the contributions of Filipino Americans in comics and animation. Hear the panelists discuss about the history of Filipinos in comics/animation, their own contributions to the arts, how they got their start, and much more. Moderator: Rodney Cajudo Saturday, September 2, 2017 From 2:30pm to 3:30pm LONG … Continue reading Filipino Americans In Comics and Animation Panel at Long Beach Comic Con; Saturday, September 2 at 2:30pm