It’s Birthday Day today this Wednesday, April 18! Happy B-Day to Vicente Sotto, a Filipino politician, former Senator of the Philippines and the main author of the Press Freedom Law (now known as the Sotto Law, Republic Act No. 53)! And Ricardo … Continue reading FilAm Creative’s “VOICES” [S1 EP3] – A.J. Calomay Talks About Working on “Mr. Robot” and His Love For Lumpia
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?
In March of 2017, FilAm Creative’s FAC NETWORKS debuted its first episodic series, FAC Behind-The-Scenes on YouTube. To coincide with FilAm Creations’ film challenge initiative proposed in January, FAC:BTS provided coverage and cast & crew interviews while on-location at most of the productions shot in and around Southern California. With eight original episodes plus a bonus episode, nine out of the twelve short films being produced were featured: Finding Ronwe, Lolo Pepe, Uncle Eddy, Plaza Blvd, What You Don’t Say, Man Of My Dreams, I Don’t Love You, The Last Straw and Miss Understanding. First proposed to Craig Wilson, FilAm … Continue reading #FACinfocus: FAC Behind-The-Scenes Episodic Series (FilAm Creations / LAAPFF 2017 Edition)
BIG NEWS! FilAm Creative has a new ABS-CBN opportunity and it directly affects you in a positive matter. Want to know the details? Come to our 2nd FilAm Creations event! We want to follow up with all of you on … Continue reading 2nd FilAm Creations’ Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2017 Meetup, Monday, February 6th at Story Tavern
Summary by Edwin A. Santos Sunday, January 15, 2017 : @Edwin_A_Santos | : Edwin A. Santos Coming off from the success of our first Television Writers Panel, there was increasingly high interest about FilAm Creative — from our … Continue reading What Happened at FilAm Creative Filmmakers’ Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2017 Meetup?
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: firstname.lastname@example.org *** 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
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
Dexter Adriano and A.J. Calomay began their professional careers when Adriano was the co-executive producer and Calomay was the featurette editor for the first mainstream Filipino American feature length film, 2000’s The Debut directed by Gene Cajayon. Today, they have reunited on a highly anticipated project that will surely solidify DC Comics’ dominance on broadcast television — DC’s Legends of Tomorrow — developed and produced by Greg Berlanti, Andrew Kreisberg and Marc Guggenheim. Currently an Editor for DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Dexter Adriano is a veteran Television and Film Editor who has been working in Hollywood since the early 1990s. Born and raised in San Francisco, he … Continue reading #FACinfocus: “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow” Editors Dexter Adriano and A.J. Calomay