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
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?
FilAm Creative (FAC) celebrates eight years of supporting the advancement of Filipino Americans in entertainment and media! Created by event producer Edwin A. Santos, Saturday, June 24th will be our 3rd Annual FilAm Creative Hollywood Actors Panel for Actors (SOLD OUT as of June 7th) — a panel discussion and networking event featuring special guest panelists who represent the craft of acting across the board. Hear the panelists discuss their explorations of the process and profession of acting; their reflections on personal experiences and artistic influences that informed and shaped their careers; their discussions of past and current projects and share valuable … Continue reading Meet Actor Vincent Rodriguez III (of the CW’s “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”) at 3rd FilAm Creative Hollywood Actors Panel, June 24, 2017
It was our second potluck party, but this time held at the Pilipino Workers Center (PWC) in Historic Filipinotown, Los Angeles. On Saturday, April 22, 2017, two weeks before our filmmakers’ initiative, FilAm Creations’ 12 new short films sold out premiere screening at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival on May 3rd at the ArtShare LA, it was time to celebrate our accomplishments thus far! There was a discussion on upcoming FilAm Creative events including Halo-Halo Headshots, a panel event with NBC, creating new content for the Bidyo Channel and an update on FilAm Creations’ second screening. With every … Continue reading What Happened at 4th FilAm Creations’ Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2017 Meetup?
Summary by Edwin A. Santos Thursday, March 30, 2017 : @Edwin_A_Santos | : Edwin A. Santos A lot of good people behind the Upright Citizens Brigade Sunset’s Asian AF and Scarlett Johansson Presents… led by Will Choi as … Continue reading ‘Scarlett Johansson Presents: Opening Night of Ghost In The Shell’ Final Improv Show; Friday, March 31 @ UCB Sunset
FilAm Creative (FAC) is a Community Co-Presenter again this year for both Filipino Native and Filipino American films at the 33nd Annual Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival (LAAPFF) from April 27 – May 4, 2016. We are co-presenting the following films and programs: DISCOUNT CODES – for I GOT YOU, FAM and SAVING SALLY only. To get a discount code for the following films FAC is co-presenting at LAAPFF 2017, please register for the newsletter at email@example.com with the subject “subscribe/LAAPFF 2017 discount code.” • I GOT YOU, FAM – 2nd Short Films Program: Seven total including three Filipino films. … Continue reading FilAm Creative Events at the 2017 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival
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?
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?
We are seeking filmmakers to join us in creating a film festival circuit. We are programming a film program for the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival (LAAPFF) in April. In order to inspire our community, we are putting together a “72-hour film shoot” where we have teams to shoot a short film on a weekend. We are calling for FilAms and Filipino projects to be produced. To learn more about how to be involved and a chance to be showcased at LAAPFF, attend our FilAm Creative Filmmaker’s Group Meetup this Thursday, January 12th at 7:30pm at the Story Tavern in … Continue reading FilAm Creative Filmmakers’ Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2017 Meetup, Thursday, January 12th at Story Tavern
Summary by Edwin A. Santos Friday, December 29, 2016 : @Edwin_A_Santos | : Edwin A. Santos Ever since my parents plopped me down in front of a television set as a toddler, I have noticed a steady growth … Continue reading FilAm Creative’s Notable Firsts of 2016