Summary by Edwin A. Santos Tuesday, September 5, 2017 : @Edwin_A_Santos | : Edwin A. Santos This past Saturday, September 2, 2017, FilAm Creative (FAC) hosted its first panel at Long Beach Comic Con. With special guest panelists, Whilce … Continue reading What Happened at the Filipino Americans in Comics & Animation Panel at Long Beach Comic Con?
Since its announcement, the days leading up to Tuesday, May 16, 2017 of FilAm Creative’s exclusive session with NBCUniversal reps and their introduction of its Talent Infusion Programs (TIPS) were filled with anticipation. “So excited for this meeting with NBC Universal..” says Arlyn DeLa Pena. It all started with a phone call made by AJ Calomay (currently assistant editor for USA Network’s Mr. Robot and previously with the CW’s DC’s Legends of Tomorrow). That phone call led to an introductory meeting between FilAm Creative’s Executive Director Meriden Villanueva, Chief Financial Officer Walter Talens and the curator of FilAm Creations Craig Obligacion Wilson … Continue reading What Happened When FilAm Creative Attended NBCUniversal’s Exclusive TIPS Session?
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?
Summary by Edwin A. Santos Saturday, December 24, 2016 : @Edwin_A_Santos | : Edwin A. Santos On Saturday, December 3, 2016, FilAm Creative assembled their first industry expert panel devoted specifically towards writing for television and film. Much useful information and … Continue reading What Happened at FilAm Creative’s 1st Television Writers Panel?
FilAm Creative (FAC) celebrates seven years of supporting the advancement of Filipino Americans in entertainment and media! Saturday, December 3rd will be our Fil-Am Creative: Television Writers Panel — a panel discussion and networking event featuring special guest panelists who represent the craft of writing across the board. Join the conversation with Asian and Filipino American writers working in network television today. Listen to their experiences as working writers and how they got to where they are now. Interact with the panelists and FAC members during the reception and after party. Learn about open opportunities and build your network. Saturday, December 3, 2016 From 6:30pm … Continue reading TV Writers Panel, December 3, 2016 – Meet Editor, Dexter Adriano (of ABC’s “Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.”)
SAVE-THE DATE: Saturday, December 3, 2016 FilAm Creative’s Television Writers Panel FREE ADMISSION — Donations welcome! *** PLEASE RSVP TO: email@example.com *** https://www.facebook.com/events/1866196176947472/ INDUSTRY GUEST PANELISTS Michael Golamco, Executive Story Editor & Writer (NBC’s Grimm) Rene Gube, Executive Story Editor & Writer (The CW’s Crazy Ex-Girlfriend) Ray Utarnachitt, Executive Story Editor & Writer (The CW’s DC’s Legends of Tomorrow) …and other guest panelists TBA Moderator: Dexter Adriano, Editor (ABC’s Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) Saturday, December 3, 2016 From 6:30pm to 8:00pm PILIPINO WORKERS CENTER 153 Glendale Boulevard at Historic Filipinotown (Hi-Fi) Los Angeles, CA. 90026 * (between Colton Street & Rockwood … Continue reading FilAm Creative To Host Television Writers Panel; December 3, 2016 at Pilipino Workers Center in Historic Filipinotown, Los Angeles
On Wednesday, September 14, FilAm Creative’s original content channel, Bidyo, held a premiere party for its inaugural web series, Filipino American Hall of Fame at Far Bar in Little Tokyo in Downtown Los Angeles. Bidyo is a YouTube channel devoted to showcasing original content created by, or for the Filipino American community. The FAHOF web series was written, directed and produced by John Flores and Craig Wilson and stars Jaclyn Hernandez and Tony Garbanzos. Hosted by FilAm Creative (FAC), the new show highlighted ten selected FilAm industry professionals in a comedic and lighthearted way: Vanessa Hudgens, Bruno Mars, Dante Basco, … Continue reading What Happened at “The Filipino American Hall of Fame” Premiere Party?
apl.de.ap is the ninth honoree of Bidyo’s new show, Filipino American Hall of Fame and the ninth episode airs this Monday, October 10th! 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 apl.de.ap headlined the 25th year Silver Celebration of the annual Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture this past Saturday (October 8, 2016) at Echo Park Lake in Los Angeles, California this Filipino American History Month. He closed when he sang the Black Eyed Peas’ “I Gotta Feeling” with special guest … Continue reading Bidyo’s Filipino American Hall of Fame: apl.de.ap
Op-Ed by Edwin A. Santos Monday, September 5, 2016 : @Edwin_A_Santos | : Edwin A. Santos Early in my career as an actor, I usually was the only Filipino-American on any given project. Many of my contemporaries felt … Continue reading Filipino American Representation: Moving Forward
FilAm Creative! Are you experiencing writer‘s block? Be inspired by absorbing the words from the screenwriters and story editor of this summer’s Star Trek Beyond, 2017’s Thor Ragnarok and the hit TV show, Empire… What does it take to be a producer? Get first hand knowledge from the executive producer of Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens, the co-executive producer of Straight Outta Compton, the producers of this summer’s Suicide Squad as well as the 2014 Oscar-winning film, Birdman and the producer of Bootleg Universe’s viral short films, Dirty Laundry and Power/Rangers. Actors? Still waiting for your agent to call you? Wonder why you are … Continue reading The 2nd Rel/Event Series (Hollywood Panel & Networking Event, 4/8/2016): Part II – Tickets Contest!