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

Halo-Haloween pt. 15: VP foreign trailer, voodoo research, short story by Natasia Gascon, Blood Ransom, Anne Curtis, Grave Bandits

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. This is the final installment. You can check out parts 1-14 at FilAmcreative.org. Voodoo Possession is now out in the UK and Germany. Check out the UK trailer here. Writer/director Walter Boholst talks about his extensive voodoo research when writing the film. Blood Ransom Filipino born director Francis Dela Tore (“Subject: I Love You”) releases his new movie in U.S. … Continue reading Halo-Haloween pt. 15: VP foreign trailer, voodoo research, short story by Natasia Gascon, Blood Ransom, Anne Curtis, Grave Bandits

Halo-Haloween pt. 11: Actor Treva Etienne, Happy Man, Sharon Leal in Grimm, The Diplomat Hotel, Haunted statue of Satan

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. … Continue reading Halo-Haloween pt. 11: Actor Treva Etienne, Happy Man, Sharon Leal in Grimm, The Diplomat Hotel, Haunted statue of Satan

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

Halo-Haloween pt. 6: David Thomas Jenkins, Horrorpedia, Short story by Natasia Gascon, Hiwaga Pinoy True Story

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. David Thomas Jenkins as Cody Chase The fight for the 2nd male lead in Voodoo Possession was a heated contest. Several hundred applied for the role of a troubled man who tries to turn his life around but gets caught up in the web of Haitian voodoo. David was clearly a polished actor. But the dynamic required him to have … Continue reading Halo-Haloween pt. 6: David Thomas Jenkins, Horrorpedia, Short story by Natasia Gascon, Hiwaga Pinoy True Story

Halo-Haloween pt. 4: Lead actors Ryan Caltagirone and Kerry Knuppe, Philippine horror film festival, Jessica Soho

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. Ryan Caltagirone won out in a tough casting process that had many top notch actors. Complicating casting was the fact that the 2 lead brother characters had to be good actors and could pull off being brothers. Ultimately Ryan was a quality actor, professional, had a vulnerability to go with his leading man quality. Ryan Caltagirone as Aiden Kerry Knuppe … Continue reading Halo-Haloween pt. 4: Lead actors Ryan Caltagirone and Kerry Knuppe, Philippine horror film festival, Jessica Soho

Halo-Haloween pt. 3: Tomas Boykin as Happy Man, Production Designer Kalie Acheson, Xylophone Films, Shake Rattle and Roll, Nicole Gale Anderson

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. The crazed possessed killer in Voodoo Possession was played by Tomas Bokyin who managed to exude menace while never uttering a word in English. Tomas Boykin as Happy Man The production design in Voodoo Possession was key to the success of the creepy feel of the film. Production designer Kalie Acheson had to accomplish a lot with a little. Production … Continue reading Halo-Haloween pt. 3: Tomas Boykin as Happy Man, Production Designer Kalie Acheson, Xylophone Films, Shake Rattle and Roll, Nicole Gale Anderson

Voodoo Possession hosts Halo-Haloween!

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 film “Voodoo Possession.” Contributions by Natasia Gascon and Mark Owen. ### Hi everyone! Walter Boholst here. I’m honored to be spearheading FAC’s Halo-Haloween this year. I, Natasia Gascon and Mark Owen have scoured the internet for some great Filipino-related horror fun for you. But we’re always open to ideas so let us know if you find anything great. I’ll be showing you fun things from Voodoo Possession along with other horror … Continue reading Voodoo Possession hosts Halo-Haloween!

FILAM CREATIVE CELEBRATES FILIPINOS IN HORROR DURING HALO-HALOWEEN ONLINE EVENT

The FilAm directed horror film “Voodoo Possession” featuring genre legend Danny Trejo hosts online salute to Filipinos in horror Los Angeles, CA/10/16/14 FilAm Creative, the largest Filipino American organization for entertainment and media, is hosting a 2 week salute to Filipinos in horror at filamcreative.org starting Oct. 17 and leading up to Halloween. The blog will be hosted by FilAm filmmaker Walter Boholst and his new horror film “Voodoo Possession” which debuted earlier this year on home video at Redbox, Walmart, Amazon and other retail outlets via RLJ Entertainment. Halo-Haloween will feature behind the scenes interviews and clips from the … Continue reading FILAM CREATIVE CELEBRATES FILIPINOS IN HORROR DURING HALO-HALOWEEN ONLINE EVENT