What Happened at the 7th FilAm Creations Meeting & Potluck in July, 2017?

It was the Saturday of the 2017 San Diego Comic Con where most of our members stood in line just to enter Hall H, cosplayed as their favorite sci-fi or superhero characters and generally satisfied their thirsts of nerd fandom from every possible film, television show, graphic novel and online gaming of all genres! Still, our 7th FilAm Creations meeting & potluck had a productive turnout.  Current members invited a friend to be part of our increasing network of Filipino American talent in Hollywood today.  Our members also did not come empty handed. FilAm Creative’s Secretary Angela Paviera brought her … Continue reading What Happened at the 7th FilAm Creations Meeting & Potluck in July, 2017?

What Happened at the 6th FilAm Creations Meeting & Potluck?

Heels off after FilAm Creative’s 3rd Hollywood Actors Panel yesterday was FilAm Creations’ 6th Meeting and Potluck.  And, boy, the monthly social had one of its most hilarious break-the-ice introductions yet! This first sign should have been a warning…  One of our members brought balut to the potluck! For those of you who don’t know, balut is a developing bird embryo (usually a duck or chicken) that is boiled and eaten from the shell. It originates and is commonly sold as street-food in the Philippines.  It is usually served with beer, but alcohol products were not allowed at the potluck.  As … Continue reading What Happened at the 6th FilAm Creations Meeting & Potluck?

What Happened at the 5th FilAm Creations Meeting & Potluck?

Held at the Pilipino Workers Center (PWC) in Historic Filipinotown, Los Angeles on Saturday, May 27, 2017 (twenty-four nights removed from FilAm Creations’ Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival premiere and four nights before its encore screening at the Regency Theatres in North Hollywood), current members welcomed new members into the O13 Pinoywood cinematic wave. It was a night of celebration, but also to prepare for the encore screening of FilAm Creations’ 1st Wave of Filipino American short films to play for the public!  Moreover, upcoming events and projects on the horizon. Executive Director Meriden Villanueva and FilAm Creations curator … Continue reading What Happened at the 5th FilAm Creations Meeting & Potluck?

What Happened at 4th FilAm Creations’ Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2017 Meetup?

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?

What Happened at 3rd FilAm Creations’ Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2017 Meetup?

It was a potluck party with almost more people than the previous two meetups!  With more than half of the FilAm Creations film teams at the post-production stage, it was time to celebrate as well as meet with each other for potential collabs on future projects after the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival. FilAm Creations’ Festival Coordinator and Lolo Pepe filmmaker, Craig Wilson says “Every time we meet- we double in size.  I feel FilAm Creative’s “FilAm Creations” film collective caught lightening in a bottle and we have stepped up to answer a call. This is only two and a half … Continue reading What Happened at 3rd FilAm Creations’ Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2017 Meetup?

What Happened at FilAm Creative 2nd Annual Hollywood Actors Panel for Actors & Networking Event?

Transcribed and written by Edwin A. Santos Wednesday, June 15, 2016  : @Edwin_A_Santos     |      : Edwin A. Santos On Saturday, June 4, 2016, FilAm Creative hosted their 2nd annual industry expert panel devoted specifically towards Filipino American actors … Continue reading What Happened at FilAm Creative 2nd Annual Hollywood Actors Panel for Actors & Networking Event?

FilAm Creative’s Top 10 Events of 2015

We are just days away from welcoming the new year so, we decided to countdown our Top 10 Events of 2015! Enjoy! Video thumbnail from left to right from top:  Manny Streetz (KIIS FM), Ashley Argota (“The Fosters”), Gene Cajayon (“The Debut”), Billy DaMota (CSA) and Annalee Paulo (42West) and from left to right from bottom:  Edward J. Mallillin, Walter Talens, Melissa Arce, Edwin A. Santos, Rex Sampaga and Walter Boholst. 2015 will go down as the boom year for Filipino American performers in television and film since the 1990s. And, in our sixth year, FilAm Creative (FAC) have been … Continue reading FilAm Creative’s Top 10 Events of 2015