Highlights from FilAm Creative’s Network & Create February 2018 Potluck

FilAm Creative hosted their “Network & Create” monthly potluck and networking event on Sunday, February 25, 2018 at the Pilipino Workers Center (PWC) inside the John Delloro Community Room in Historic Filipinotown, Los Angeles.  The FAC Staff encouraged their Talent Network members to collaborate on each other’s projects.  They also learned about FAC’s latest updates and discovered how to be involved with FilAm Creative this year. FAC Executive Director Meriden Villanueva, FAC Vice President Walter Talens and their new FAC Staff Officer Joe Gunawan announced FAC’s upcoming events and opportunities for the first part of new year such as the 2018 NBC Universal … Continue reading Highlights from FilAm Creative’s Network & Create February 2018 Potluck

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 Invites You To Its Holiday Party at Barkada Restaurant and Lounge, December 17th in Hollywood

SAVE-THE DATE:  December 17, 2017 FilAm Creative Holiday Party  FilAm Creative invites you to celebrate the holidays on Sunday, December 17th in Hollywood and cheers to a successful 2017 filled with exciting panels and networking events! Event Details: Sunday, December 17th 6:00pm – 10:00pm Barkada Restaurant and Lounge 1253 Vine St. Unit #1, Los Angeles, CA 90038 Online Presale Tickets: $25 Pre-sale begins Wednesday, Nov 29, 2017 12:00am PST. Pre-sale ends Sunday, December 10, 2017 11:59pm PST. General Admission: $35 General Admission begins Monday, December 11, 2017 12:00am PST. General Admission ends Saturday, December 16, 2017 11:59pm PST or until … Continue reading FilAm Creative Invites You To Its Holiday Party at Barkada Restaurant and Lounge, December 17th in Hollywood

“FilAm Creations 2: A Filmmakers Movement” Encore Screening & Awards Presentation, November 10th at Regency Valley Plaza 6

SAVE-THE DATE:  November 10, 2017 FilAm Creations 2: A Filmmakers Movement Encore Screening and Awards Presentation   Advanced Online Tickets: $10.00 +fees (www.filamcreations2.eventbrite.com) Tickets At The Door Tickets: $20.00 (cash/paypal/venmo only) After the successful premiere screening of 14 new short films presented by FilAm Creative at the 2nd Los Angeles Philippine International Film Festival (LAPIFF), the encore screening and awards presentation will be held at the Regency Valley Plaza 6 Cinemas located at 6355 Bellingham Avenue in North Hollywood, CA this Friday, November 10th, 2017 from 7pm-11pm. PROGRAM SCHEDULE 7:00pm – 8:00pm | Talent & Press Arrivals for Red Carpet … Continue reading “FilAm Creations 2: A Filmmakers Movement” Encore Screening & Awards Presentation, November 10th at Regency Valley Plaza 6

What Happened at ‘Asian AF Presents Filipino AF’ Improv Show?

Summary by Edwin A. Santos Monday, November 6, 2018  : @Edwin_A_Santos     |      : Edwin A. Santos I LOVE improv and sketch comedy since the days of Monty Python’s Flying Circus to the original Not-Ready-For-Prime-Time-Players of Saturday Night Live … Continue reading What Happened at ‘Asian AF Presents Filipino AF’ Improv Show?

FilAm Creative To Host Kuwento: 2nd Annual Television Writers Panel; November 5, 2017 at Pilipino Workers Center

SAVE-THE DATE:  November 5, 2017 Kuwento: The 2nd Annual FilAm Creative Television Writers Panel   Early Bird Price (10/5 – 10/29): $10 Final Week (10/30 – 11/5) & Door Price: $15 TWO OPTIONS TO PURCHASE TICKETS: 1) Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kuwento-filam-creatives-television-writers-panel-tickets-38618651426?aff=eac2 2) FAC Officer or FAC Talent Network meeting (VENMO/cash) *** SEATING IS LIMITED – THIS EVENT SELLS OUT FAST *** INDUSTRY GUEST PANELISTS Adam Higgs, Producer/Writer (BBC America’s Orphan Black, CBS’ Scorpion) Philip Buiser, Writer/Producer/Director (A&E’s Bates Motel, AMC’s Preacher) Dennis Saldua, Writer/Producer (Netflix’s Atypical, NBC’s Deception) Kelli Breslin, Lifetime Television Staff Writer Join the conversation with writers working in network, cable … Continue reading FilAm Creative To Host Kuwento: 2nd Annual Television Writers Panel; November 5, 2017 at Pilipino Workers Center

#FACinfocus: Meet Maurus Dumalaog – Director of Acting Department of FilAm Creative 2017 Leadership

Name: Maurus Dumalaog Hometown: Historic Filipinotown/Echo Park/Los Angeles. CA.  FilAmCreative Title/Position/Role: Director of Acting Department DESCRIPTION OF TITLE / POSITION / ROLE: The Director of Acting Department is responsible for planning and executing events, workshops, trainings pertinent to the development … Continue reading #FACinfocus: Meet Maurus Dumalaog – Director of Acting Department of FilAm Creative 2017 Leadership

#FACinfocus: Meet Mara De La Rosa – Digital Programming of FilAm Creative 2017 Leadership

Name: Mara De La Rosa Hometown: Las Pinas, Philippines and Santa Rosa, CA FilAm Creative Title/Position/Role: FAC YouTube Channel, Senior Producer DESCRIPTION OF TITLE / POSITION / ROLE: Organize the launch of FAC’s redesigned YouTube page and facilitate the submission process for the first season of FAC’s sketch comedy show. PROFESSION AND SHORT BIO: Writer/Director/Actor/Producer/Production Designer – Mara is a writer, director, actor and producer. Her short films include I Don’t Love You (Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival), BASTARD (Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival) and I Like Femme Lesbians (Outfest, Outfest FUSION Jury Prize Honorable Mention). She is … Continue reading #FACinfocus: Meet Mara De La Rosa – Digital Programming of FilAm Creative 2017 Leadership

What Happened at the Filipino Americans in Comics & Animation Panel at Long Beach Comic Con?

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?