Submit Your Films To The Academy Awards® Qualifying 2018 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival

Have you made a feature-length or a short film? Are you anxious to share your work with an enthusiastic audience hungry for stories by and/or about Asian American and Asian Pacific communities around the world? Would you like a chance for your narrative short film to be eligible for consideration in the Animated Short Film / Live Action Short Film category of the ACADEMY AWARDS®?   Then submit your film to the 2018 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival (LAAPFF 2018), Southern California’s leading showcase for new Asian Pacific American and Asian international cinema. Presented by Visual Communications since 1983, the Film … Continue reading Submit Your Films To The Academy Awards® Qualifying 2018 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival

What Happened at the 7th FilAm Creations Meeting & Potluck in July, 2017?

It was the Saturday of the 2017 San Diego Comic Con where most of our members stood in line just to enter Hall H, cosplayed as their favorite sci-fi or superhero characters and generally satisfied their thirsts of nerd fandom from every possible film, television show, graphic novel and online gaming of all genres! Still, our 7th FilAm Creations meeting & potluck had a productive turnout.  Current members invited a friend to be part of our increasing network of Filipino American talent in Hollywood today.  Our members also did not come empty handed. FilAm Creative’s Secretary Angela Paviera brought her … Continue reading What Happened at the 7th FilAm Creations Meeting & Potluck in July, 2017?

FilAm Creative’s 1st Writers Group Informational Session

Our first informational writers session took place yesterday afternoon created and led by Kaitlyn Fae. We went over our writing goals and expectations for the next few months, as well as placing everyone in writing teams. Handouts were also dispersed among the attending members of all sketch comedy levels.  Those who weren’t able to make it, their handouts were received via email as well as placed on teams.  The handouts included information and examples about writing sketch comedy. This is our first genre we will be developing and creating from.  Our goal is simple: to encourage members to write creatively. … Continue reading FilAm Creative’s 1st Writers Group Informational Session

What Happened at the 6th FilAm Creations Meeting & Potluck?

Heels off after FilAm Creative’s 3rd Hollywood Actors Panel yesterday was FilAm Creations’ 6th Meeting and Potluck.  And, boy, the monthly social had one of its most hilarious break-the-ice introductions yet! This first sign should have been a warning…  One of our members brought balut to the potluck! For those of you who don’t know, balut is a developing bird embryo (usually a duck or chicken) that is boiled and eaten from the shell. It originates and is commonly sold as street-food in the Philippines.  It is usually served with beer, but alcohol products were not allowed at the potluck.  As … Continue reading What Happened at the 6th FilAm Creations Meeting & Potluck?

What Happened at 2nd FilAm Creations’ Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2017 Meetup?

What happened at the 2nd FilAm Creations’ Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival Meetup? Well, this!   We doubled our size since the first FAC / LAAPFF Meetup on January 12 [link]. The first meetup by FilAm Creative (FAC) spawned six and later, ten production teams to produce ten short films to premiere and fill a program block at this year’s 33rd annual LA Asian Pacific Film Festival (April 27 – May 3).  The overwhelming interest gave birth to FilAm Creations.  The conversation continued at our official Facebook group. Word spread fast — not only in the Filipino American community … Continue reading What Happened at 2nd FilAm Creations’ Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2017 Meetup?

2nd FilAm Creations’ Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2017 Meetup, Monday, February 6th at Story Tavern

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

What Happened at FilAm Creative Filmmakers’ Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2017 Meetup?

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 To Host Television Writers Panel; December 3, 2016 at Pilipino Workers Center in Historic Filipinotown, Los Angeles

SAVE-THE DATE: Saturday, December 3, 2016 FilAm Creative’s Television Writers Panel FREE ADMISSION — Donations welcome!   *** PLEASE RSVP TO: filamcreative@gmail.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

Bidyo’s Filipino American Hall of Fame: Dante Basco

Dante Basco is the third honoree in Bidyo’s new show, Filipino American Hall of Fame and the third episode airs this Friday, September 23rd!  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      Growing up, there were no Filipino American faces on both television and film.  My friends have all mentioned it was the character of “Sulu” played by George Takei on the original 1960’s Star Trek television series as representation of an Asian American image in media.  For … Continue reading Bidyo’s Filipino American Hall of Fame: Dante Basco

#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