Highlights of FilAm Creative’s Network & Create January 2018 Potluck with Producers Guild’s Sasheen Artis?

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’s Network & Create January 2018 Potluck: Sasheen Artis (Chair of Producers Guild of America Power of Diversity Master Workshop)

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)

TONIGHT is the Encore Presentation of Fil-Am Creations: A Filmmaker Movement with Q&A at Regency Theatres’ Valley Plaza 6 in NoHo, California

TONIGHT is the Encore Presentation of Fil-Am Creations: A Filmmaker Movement!  Buy your tickets now! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fil-am-creations-a-filmmaker-movement-encore-presentation-tickets-34708223230 In an effort to inspire, motivate and mobilize the Filipino American and Filipino filmmaking community, FilAm Creative started a movement called “Fil-Am Creations” to challenge them to create short films. “Filipino stories and narratives are rarely seen in mainstream Hollywood film and television projects. But according to these very talented and determined Pinoy filmmakers, actors, and content creators paving their own way in the industry, Filipino/a representation can change in the near future.” reports Balitang America’s Yong Chavez as she presented a 2-part series about these creative Fil-Am directors, actors, … Continue reading TONIGHT is the Encore Presentation of Fil-Am Creations: A Filmmaker Movement with Q&A at Regency Theatres’ Valley Plaza 6 in NoHo, California

FilAm Creative at Opening Night Gala of 33rd Annual Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2017 with FilAm Creations

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

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?

FilAm Creative Events at the 2017 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival

FilAm Creative (FAC) is a Community Co-Presenter again this year for both Filipino Native and Filipino American films at the 33nd Annual Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival (LAAPFF) from April 27 – May 4, 2016.   We are co-presenting the following films and programs: DISCOUNT CODES – for I GOT YOU, FAM and SAVING SALLY only. To get a discount code for the following films FAC is co-presenting at LAAPFF 2017, please register for the newsletter at filamcreative@gmail.com with the subject “subscribe/LAAPFF 2017 discount code.” • I GOT YOU, FAM – 2nd Short Films Program: Seven total including three Filipino films. … Continue reading FilAm Creative Events at the 2017 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival

FILAM CREATIVE PRESIDENT’S STATEMENT CONCERNING MAIL ORDER FAMILY

PRESIDENT’S STATEMENT CONCERNING MAIL ORDER FAMILY FilAm Creative would like to thank our members and social media followers for taking an active role in voicing your concern and distaste regarding NBC’s development of Jackie Clarke’s show Mail Order Family (MOF). Your active participation in discussing, sharing and explaining why MOF is offensive on social media and providing level headed articles caused a major television broadcast network to hear you and take corrective action.  We should continue this movement by taking active participation in helping to diversify the Hollywood creative industry in front and behind the camera. Even though comedy can be used … Continue reading FILAM CREATIVE PRESIDENT’S STATEMENT CONCERNING MAIL ORDER FAMILY

Bidyo’s Filipino American Hall of Fame: Dave Bautista

Dave Bautista is the sixth honoree in Bidyo’s new show, Filipino American Hall of Fame and the sixth episode airs this Friday, September 30th!  Bidyo is a new YouTube channel created by FilAm Creative and its 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     Batista’s Professional Wrestling Career Before his breakout role as Drax The Destroyer in 2014’s Guardians of the Galaxy, Dave Bautista was Leviathan, the Guardian of the Gates of Hell at Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW), a WWE developmental territory from 2000 to 2002.  There he wrestled against Brock Lesnar, John … Continue reading Bidyo’s Filipino American Hall of Fame: Dave Bautista

#TransformationTuesday: Watch FAC’s Inaugural Hollywood Actors Panel (Part 2 – Premiere) @ Bidyo YouTube Channel

#TransformationTuesday: FilAm Creative presents the Part 2 – Premiere of FAC’s 1st Hollywood Actors Panel for Actors— a panel discussion and networking event featuring special guest panelists representing the craft of acting across the board. Watch our special industry guest … Continue reading #TransformationTuesday: Watch FAC’s Inaugural Hollywood Actors Panel (Part 2 – Premiere) @ Bidyo YouTube Channel

FilAm Creative Events at the 2016 LA Asian Pacific Film Festival

FilAm Creative (FAC) is a Community Co-Presenter again this year for both Filipino Native and Filipino American films at the 32nd Annual Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival (LAAPFF) from April 21-28, 2016.  We are also proud to have our members with works in the festival as well. We are co-presenting the following films and programs: • VAMPARIAH – written and directed by FAC member Matthew Abaya Friday, April 22, 2016 @ 11:30pm – Downtown Independent, DTLA Feature Film | 90 Minutes | World Premiere | Section: Narrative Nominees Hosts: Walter Boholst and Edwin Santos PURCHASE TICKETS HERE:  http://laapff.festpro.com/films/detail/vampariah_2016 Mahal is … Continue reading FilAm Creative Events at the 2016 LA Asian Pacific Film Festival