#FACinfocus: Remembering The Fallen and The Sacrifices on Memorial Day

“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

Bidyo’s Filipino American Hall of Fame: Tia Carrere

Tia Carrere is the tenth honoree in Bidyo’s new show, Filipino American Hall of Fame and the tenth episode airs this Friday, October 14th!  Bidyo is a new YouTube channel created by FilAm Creative.  Bidyo’s mission is to produce and promote content from emerging Filipino American talent.  Subscribe to the Bidyo Channel here:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7-cvvEYApGwFOO337gUZuQ      As the old Hollywood adage goes, Tia Carrere was discovered by a film producer while shopping at a Waikiki grocery store in her home of Hawaii and was cast in the 1988 movie Aloha Summer (also starring The Karate Kid: Part 2’s Yuji Okumoto) and the rest is history! Prior … Continue reading Bidyo’s Filipino American Hall of Fame: Tia Carrere

Hollywood Actors Panel, Sept. 19, 2015: Industry Guest Panelist: Casting Director Billy DaMota, CSA

FilAm Creative (FAC) celebrates six years of supporting FilAms in entertainment and media with one of our newest events! FAC presents the first Hollywood Actors Panel for Actors — a panel discussion and networking event featuring special guest panelists who … Continue reading Hollywood Actors Panel, Sept. 19, 2015: Industry Guest Panelist: Casting Director Billy DaMota, CSA

Fil-Am Creative to host Hollywood Actors Panel Sept. 19th

SAVE-THE DATE: September 19th, 2015 Fil-Am Creative to host Hollywood Actors Panel What: Hollywood Actors Panel (panelists to be announced) Date: September 19, 2015 (Saturday) Time: 12:00 noon – 2:00pm Where: The Clubhouse Improv (Main Stage) 1607 N. Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027 More information to follow…SAVE-THE-DATE Continue reading Fil-Am Creative to host Hollywood Actors Panel Sept. 19th