#FACinfocus: Showrunner Rodney Cajudo and Host Walter Talens Discuss Their New Podcast, “FilAm Creative: Voices”

Interview by Edwin A. Santos Wednesday, April 4, 2018  : @Edwin_A_Santos     |      : Edwin A. Santos Later today at noon, Wednesday, April 4, 2018, FilAm Creative will launch its first podcast/vodcast show, FilAm Creative: Voices at iTunes and YouTube.  For … Continue reading #FACinfocus: Showrunner Rodney Cajudo and Host Walter Talens Discuss Their New Podcast, “FilAm Creative: Voices”

What Happened When FilAm Creative Attended NBCUniversal’s Exclusive TIPS Session?

Since its announcement, the days leading up to Tuesday, May 16, 2017 of FilAm Creative’s exclusive session with NBCUniversal reps and their introduction of its Talent Infusion Programs (TIPS) were filled with anticipation. “So excited for this meeting with NBC Universal..” says Arlyn DeLa Pena. It all started with a phone call made by AJ Calomay (currently assistant editor for USA Network’s Mr. Robot and previously with the CW’s DC’s Legends of Tomorrow). That phone call led to an introductory meeting between FilAm Creative’s Executive Director Meriden Villanueva, Chief Financial Officer Walter Talens and the curator of FilAm Creations Craig Obligacion Wilson … Continue reading What Happened When FilAm Creative Attended NBCUniversal’s Exclusive TIPS Session?

April 10 Panelist Profile: Grace Borrero Moss

A UCLA alum and former member of Samahang Pilipino, Grace Borrero Moss will return to her alma mater and talk about being the Manager of Entertainment Diversity Initiatives at NBCUniversal this Thursday! In Grace’s role at NBC, she helps oversee multiple programs that focus on discovering, cultivating and showcasing talented writers, directors and actors of diverse backgrounds, with the objective of getting them staffed on NBC’s scripted programs. Before coming to NBC, Grace was the Manager of Development & New Series at the Style Network, where she oversaw new series in production, from initial pitch to delivery, including Kimora: Life … Continue reading April 10 Panelist Profile: Grace Borrero Moss

Filipinos in Entertainment and Media Panel at UCLA April 10

This year, there is already so much to be proud of as a Filipino American. The first Fil-Am Oscar winner, Robert Lopez, took home a best song trophy for Frozen’s “Let It Go.” In the 2014 winter Olympics, Michael Christian Martinez from the Philippines became the first figure skater ever to represent a Southeast Asian country in the games… …but have you ever wondered why Filipinos and Fil-Ams aren’t more visible in mainstream entertainment and media despite all the passion and talent? FilAm Creative and UCLA’s Samahang Pilipino, in collaboration with Pilipino Alumni Association of UCLA, present the 3rd Annual … Continue reading Filipinos in Entertainment and Media Panel at UCLA April 10