Summary by Edwin A. Santos Friday, June 2, 2017 : @Edwin_A_Santos | : Edwin A. Santos “Today is the day. Today…we continue our push to make a sustainable industry for Filipino Americans in Hollywood.” says Lolo Pepe filmmaker … Continue reading What Happened At “Fil-Am Creations: A Filmmaker Movement” Encore Presentation, May 31, 2017?
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
Have you ever wondered why there aren’t more Filipinos in entertainment and media? Now that the mainstream presence of Asian Americans is growing overall, let’s celebrate Filipino American History Month and talk about the representation of Filipinos. FilAm Creative, in collaboration with Asian Pacific Student Services and Isang Bansa at LMU, presents a panel discussion and networking event featuring Filipino professionals in the entertainment and media industries. Hear about how the panelists got their start, the obstacles they overcame, their success stories, and views on the visibility of Filipinos in the mainstream. Get a chance to ask questions, get career … Continue reading 4th Annual Filipinos in Entertainment & Media Panel