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

“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 Creations Open 2nd Annual Los Angeles Philippine International Film Festival with World Premiere, October 26 at Cinemark Carson Theater & More

This week begins the 2nd annual Los Angeles Philippine International Film Festival (October 26-29, 2017) celebrating the best in Filipino cinema from all over the world. And, FilAm Creative opens the first two days of the festival! In our continuing effort to inspire, motivate and mobilize the Filipino American and Filipino filmmaking community, we began a movement called “Fil-Am Creations” to challenge up-and-coming FilAm filmmakers to create new & original short films. On this second wave of new films for the latter half of 2017, ten filmmakers present fourteen new films making their World Premiere at the festival!  LAPIFF presents the Red … Continue reading FilAm Creations Open 2nd Annual Los Angeles Philippine International Film Festival with World Premiere, October 26 at Cinemark Carson Theater & More

#FACinfocus: Meet Kaitlyn Fae – Writers Group Director of FilAm Creative 2017 Leadership

Name: Kaitlyn Fae Hometown: Los Angeles, CA FilAm Creative Title/Position/Role:  Writers Group Director DESCRIPTION OF TITLE / POSITION / ROLE: Kaitlyn is in charge of coordinating all writing teams, including the planning and scheduling of general informational sessions. PROFESSION AND … Continue reading #FACinfocus: Meet Kaitlyn Fae – Writers Group Director of FilAm Creative 2017 Leadership

#FACinfocus: Meet Rodney Cajudo – Technology Director of FilAm Creative 2017 Leadership

Name: Rodney Cajudo Hometown: Long Beach, CA FilAm Creative Title/Position/Role: Technology Director – Responsible for FAC Livestream/Podcast: Voices (Tinig) and TriCaster Operation Specialist. DESCRIPTION OF TITLE / POSITION / ROLE: Co-Producing the FAC podcast/livestream show “Voices.” Technical Director for livestream of … Continue reading #FACinfocus: Meet Rodney Cajudo – Technology Director of FilAm Creative 2017 Leadership

#FACinfocus: Meet Edwin Santos – Online Press of FilAm Creative 2017 Leadership

Name: Edwin Santos Hometown: Chicago, Illinois FilAm Creative Title/Position/Role:  Online Press Creator & Event Producer (Hollywood Actors Panel for Actors & Networking Event)  Writer / Blogger for FAC’s official site  Producer for FAC Networks on YouTube Associate Producer for FAC Podcast: Voices (Tinig)  FAC representative with the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival Prior Office: FAC Director of Content Production (2016) and FAC Vice President of Content (2015) DESCRIPTION OF TITLE / POSITION / ROLE: Working with the Leadership Team providing video coverage for various FAC events. Providing opportunities for content producers to collaborate and create original non-fiction programming (i.e. FilAm Creations:BTS) for the … Continue reading #FACinfocus: Meet Edwin Santos – Online Press of FilAm Creative 2017 Leadership

Filipino Americans In Comics and Animation Panel at Long Beach Comic Con; Saturday, September 2 at 2:30pm  

SAVE-THE DATE:  September 2, 2017 Filipino Americans In Comics and Animation Panel   INDUSTRY GUEST PANELISTS Whilce Portacio (Creator of Bishop, Wetworks, Artist on X-Men, X-Factor) Van Partible (creator of Johnny Bravo) Leo Partible (animation and comic book writer) … and more to be announced FilAm Creative hosts this unique panel that will take a look at the contributions of Filipino Americans in comics and animation. Hear the panelists discuss about the history of Filipinos in comics/animation, their own contributions to the arts, how they got their start, and much more. Moderator:  Rodney Cajudo Saturday, September 2, 2017 From 2:30pm to 3:30pm LONG … Continue reading Filipino Americans In Comics and Animation Panel at Long Beach Comic Con; Saturday, September 2 at 2:30pm  

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 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?