Highlights From The 4th Annual FilAm Creative Halo Halo Headshots

This past Saturday, March 24 was our 4th annual Halo Halo Headshots, a program founded by Walter Talens for FilAm Creative as a fundraising networking event for photographers and actors, helping new actors and young professionals get affordable headshots, to help promote actors into audition rooms with the goal of helping increase diversity in entertainment.  Our associate producers this year were Maurus Dumalaog, Angel Qinan and Cecilia Lim. Our guest photographers this year were: Albert Gago Kenneth Chan Randi Lamey Great photo shoot today with photographer Randi Lamay for the FilAm Creative Halo Halo Headshots.  I’m working Production Sound on her film … Continue reading Highlights From The 4th Annual FilAm Creative Halo Halo Headshots

FilAm Creative To Host 2018 Halo Halo Headshots; Saturday, March 24

Are you an Actor or in the field of entertainment? A professional that needs a quality portrait? Are you a person who wants a great looking Facebook/eDating profile photo? We can help with that. FilAm Creative (FAC) is launching our 4th Annual “Halo-Halo Headshots” event this month. The event is designed to help actors/filmmakers get professional quality headshots for auditions and websites. FAC is committed to helping our members advance in the entertainment industry and created this event to give rising talent (and members) a low-cost opportunity to start their career. The event is planned and operated by volunteers who … Continue reading FilAm Creative To Host 2018 Halo Halo Headshots; Saturday, March 24

#FACinfocus: Meet Walter Talens – Vice President, Treasurer/Finance of FilAm Creative 2017 Leadership

Name: Walter Talens Hometown: San Francisco, CA. FilAm Creative Title/Position/Role: Vice President, Treasurer/Finance, Event Producer (Halo Halo Headshots and Writers Panel) Prior Office: FilAm Creative President, 2016 DESCRIPTION OF TITLE / POSITION / ROLE: Working with the board of directors and other senior executives of the organization, the vice president plans, develops and enforces policies and objectives for the organization to ensure it maintains its values and meets established goals. Financial responsibilities include overseeing and maintaining the financial budgets for the organization. PROFESSION AND SHORT BIO: Actor/Director/Editor/Camera Operator – A film school graduate and veteran combat cameraman, Walter has worked … Continue reading #FACinfocus: Meet Walter Talens – Vice President, Treasurer/Finance of FilAm Creative 2017 Leadership

What Happened at the 3rd Annual FilAm Creative Halo Halo Headshots?

Last Sunday, July 23 was our 3rd annual Halo Halo Headshots, a program created by Walter Talens to bring affordable “Headshots” for actors starting out in the entertainment industry and bringing talented photographers from different fields of photography to share their skills. The program hopes to lower the barrier and encourage Filipino-Americans (or any person of color) to get their foot in the door of the industry and bring diversity to mainstream American film and television. Photographer Ren Arrieta waiting for his talent to arrive during Halo Halo Headshots 2017. Make-up artist Brenda Lisette apply foundation to Vince Cruz in preparation for his … Continue reading What Happened at the 3rd Annual FilAm Creative Halo Halo Headshots?

What Happened at the 7th FilAm Creations Meeting & Potluck in July, 2017?

It was the Saturday of the 2017 San Diego Comic Con where most of our members stood in line just to enter Hall H, cosplayed as their favorite sci-fi or superhero characters and generally satisfied their thirsts of nerd fandom from every possible film, television show, graphic novel and online gaming of all genres! Still, our 7th FilAm Creations meeting & potluck had a productive turnout.  Current members invited a friend to be part of our increasing network of Filipino American talent in Hollywood today.  Our members also did not come empty handed. FilAm Creative’s Secretary Angela Paviera brought her … Continue reading What Happened at the 7th FilAm Creations Meeting & Potluck in July, 2017?

3rd Annual Halo Halo Headshots Happening Sunday, July 23rd!

FilAm Creative (FAC) is launching the 3rd Annual “Halo-Halo Headshots” event this July. To help actors/filmmakers get professional quality headshots for auditions and websites, while raising money for FilAm Creative (FAC) through donations. FAC is committed to helping our members advance in the entertainment industry and created this event to give rising talent (and members) a low-cost opportunity to start their career. The event is planned and operated by volunteers who believes in promoting diversity in the entertainment industry. We are asking for a small donation/registration fee to help pay for operational cost and assist FAC with future events. RSVP/Register … Continue reading 3rd Annual Halo Halo Headshots Happening Sunday, July 23rd!

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?

What Happened at 4th FilAm Creations’ Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2017 Meetup?

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?