#FACinfocus News: All The World’s A Stage – Part 2: New Shows & New Opportunities

Announcement by Edwin A. Santos Wednesday, June 20, 2018  : @Edwin_A_Santos     |      : Edwin A. Santos You can discover and find the next generation of Filipino and Filipino American performers on the world’s stage while many from both … Continue reading #FACinfocus News: All The World’s A Stage – Part 2: New Shows & New Opportunities

Highlights From The 4th Annual FilAm Creative Halo Halo Headshots

This past Saturday, March 24 was our 4th annual Halo Halo Headshots, a program founded by Walter Talens for FilAm Creative as a fundraising networking event for photographers and actors, helping new actors and young professionals get affordable headshots, to help promote actors into audition rooms with the goal of helping increase diversity in entertainment.  Our associate producers this year were Maurus Dumalaog, Angel Qinan and Cecilia Lim. Our guest photographers this year were: Albert Gago Kenneth Chan Randi Lamey Great photo shoot today with photographer Randi Lamay for the FilAm Creative Halo Halo Headshots.  I’m working Production Sound on her film … Continue reading Highlights From The 4th Annual FilAm Creative Halo Halo Headshots

#FACinfocus News: Filipino American Talent in Films with Premieres, Releases, Special Screenings and Festival Tours 2018 – Part 2

Announcement by Edwin A. Santos Monday, February 19, 2018  : @Edwin_A_Santos     |      : Edwin A. Santos Last month, Gina Rodriguez (Jane The Virgin) wrote an open letter in Variety as it condemned Hollywood for the lack of Latino representation … Continue reading #FACinfocus News: Filipino American Talent in Films with Premieres, Releases, Special Screenings and Festival Tours 2018 – Part 2

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

Winners from the “FilAm Creations 2: A Filmmakers Movement” Encore Screening & Awards Presentation

Summary by Edwin A. Santos Tuesday, November 21, 2017  : @Edwin_A_Santos     |      : Edwin A. Santos Five months after FilAm Creative’s first encore screening back in May, 2017 [link], its FilAm Creations Filmmaker Challenge returned to the Regency Theaters’ Valley Plaza 6 with a second slate of new short films under that initiative as “FilAm Creations 2.” And, what was different in this second go-around was an awards presentation of five categories.  You can go to this [link] for the nominees, the jury and the judging criteria. After the introductory welcome by our Executive Director Meriden Villanueva, the … Continue reading Winners from the “FilAm Creations 2: A Filmmakers Movement” Encore Screening & Awards Presentation

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 Sponsors ‘Asian AF Presents: Filipino AF,’ October 13, 2017 at UCB Sunset’s Inner Sanctum Stage

SAVE-THE DATE:  October 13, 2017 FilAm Creative Sponsors Asian AF Presents: Filipino AF   FREE ADMISSION In celebration of Filipino American History Month, Asian AF Presents: Filipino AF is a comedy variety show featuring the best Filipino American talent in Los Angeles. Improv, sketch, standup, and maybe even some music and dance. Pinoys represent AF! Hosted and produced by Allyn Pintal, Joy Regullano and Erich Rheinhart Tamola Executive Produced by Asian AF One hour (8:30pm) before the show, the Achara Food truck will be serving up Filipino BBQ and Bowls! Chicken Adobo, Pork Belly Sisig, Pork Tocino, Soy Marinated Beef Steak, Pork and Chicken … Continue reading FilAm Creative Sponsors ‘Asian AF Presents: Filipino AF,’ October 13, 2017 at UCB Sunset’s Inner Sanctum Stage

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?

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?