#FACinfocus: Meet Craig Wilson – Filmmaking Director of FilAm Creative 2017 Leadership

Name: Craig Obligacion Wilson Hometown: San Diego, CA.  FilAm Creative Title/Position/Role: Director of Filmmaking Department DESCRIPTION OF TITLE / POSITION / ROLE: Communicate with film festivals and media organizations to feature works by Filipino-American filmmakers. PROFESSION AND SHORT BIO: Writer / Director Craig Wilson has been a festival director at both San Diego Indie Fest Film Festival, and Short’s N Spirits Showcase as well as a judge at the Burbank International Film Festival. Having run film and theater collectives for close to twenty years, he is now the Director of the Filmmaking Department for FilAm Creative. He also co-produced a … Continue reading #FACinfocus: Meet Craig Wilson – Filmmaking Director of FilAm Creative 2017 Leadership

FilAm Creative Events at the 2017 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival

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 filamcreative@gmail.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 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?

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 Filmmakers’ Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2017 Meetup, Thursday, January 12th at Story Tavern

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

Winners of The 2016 Los Angeles Philippine International Film Festival

The Los Angeles Philippine International Film Festival (LAPIFF) made its debut on the second weekend of Filipino American History Month from October 7th thru October 9th at Cinemark X D Theaters inside the South Bay Pavilion.  FilAm Creative was a Community Sponsor where our members volunteered, introduced, hosted and moderated Q&As throughout the film festival’s weekend screenings of world premieres, special screenings, short films, documentaries, animated films and student films – local, nationwide and abroad. Below is the announcement of the first winners of LAPIFF 2016 by co-founders Abe Pagtama, Jush Andowitt and Fe P. Koons: The Mission of the Los Angeles … Continue reading Winners of The 2016 Los Angeles Philippine International Film Festival

The Los Angeles Philippine International Film Festival, October 7-9, 2016

FilAm Creative (FAC) is a Community Sponsor for the 1st Annual Los Angeles Philippine International Film Festival (LAPIFF) from October 7-9, 2016 at Cinemark X D Theaters inside the South Bay Pavilion located at 20700 South Avalon Blvd #285 in Carson, California 90746. Screenings will start from 10:00am to 12:00am midnight. We are also proud to have our own FAC members with works in the festival as well.   LAPIFF is an organization devoted to the advancement, development and showcase of Filipino Filmmakers / Artists around the world through film, providing the global community of entertainment professionals and filmgoers with consistent annual screening … Continue reading The Los Angeles Philippine International Film Festival, October 7-9, 2016

FilAm Creative Events at the 2016 LA Asian Pacific Film Festival

FilAm Creative (FAC) is a Community Co-Presenter again this year for both Filipino Native and Filipino American films at the 32nd Annual Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival (LAAPFF) from April 21-28, 2016.  We are also proud to have our members with works in the festival as well. We are co-presenting the following films and programs: • VAMPARIAH – written and directed by FAC member Matthew Abaya Friday, April 22, 2016 @ 11:30pm – Downtown Independent, DTLA Feature Film | 90 Minutes | World Premiere | Section: Narrative Nominees Hosts: Walter Boholst and Edwin Santos PURCHASE TICKETS HERE:  http://laapff.festpro.com/films/detail/vampariah_2016 Mahal is … Continue reading FilAm Creative Events at the 2016 LA Asian Pacific Film Festival

FilAm Creative Launching 2 Online Video Channels

FilAm Creative, a community organization dedicated to advancing Filipino Americans in entertainment and media, is creating 2 new online video channels: FAC TV and BIDYO! “FAC TV” will showcase FAC event and program coverage. “BIDYO” will feature original content created by Filipino Americans. BIDYO CALL FOR PROJECT IDEAS BIDYO is putting out a call for project proposals. The first season will focus on low-budget video projects. Each video will be five minutes or less, and can be a standalone project or part of a series. All genres are welcome.  Content must strive to fit the pillars of our channel: – … Continue reading FilAm Creative Launching 2 Online Video Channels

FilAm Creative Highlights of the 31st Annual Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival (2015)

FilAm Creative (FAC) was a community co-presenter again this year for films at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2015. FAC volunteer Edwin Santos shot & edited a video promo for the organization’s co-sponsoring Philippine films and shorts at the 2015 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kouRARTCmuc Walter Bolholst (Board of Director) and Edwin A. Santos (FAC volunteer) represent FilAm Creative during Opening Night of the 31st Annual Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival. Panel on talent at Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival C3 Conference. “Is this diversity push a fad?” was asked. “It depends on who’s … Continue reading FilAm Creative Highlights of the 31st Annual Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival (2015)