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

FILAM CREATIVE PRESIDENT’S STATEMENT CONCERNING MAIL ORDER FAMILY

PRESIDENT’S STATEMENT CONCERNING MAIL ORDER FAMILY FilAm Creative would like to thank our members and social media followers for taking an active role in voicing your concern and distaste regarding NBC’s development of Jackie Clarke’s show Mail Order Family (MOF). Your active participation in discussing, sharing and explaining why MOF is offensive on social media and providing level headed articles caused a major television broadcast network to hear you and take corrective action.  We should continue this movement by taking active participation in helping to diversify the Hollywood creative industry in front and behind the camera. Even though comedy can be used … Continue reading FILAM CREATIVE PRESIDENT’S STATEMENT CONCERNING MAIL ORDER FAMILY

Bidyo’s Filipino American Hall of Fame: apl.de.ap

apl.de.ap is the ninth honoree of Bidyo’s new show, Filipino American Hall of Fame and the ninth episode airs this Monday, October 10th!  Bidyo is a new YouTube channel created by FilAm Creative.  Bidyo’s 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     apl.de.ap headlined the 25th year Silver Celebration of the annual Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture this past Saturday (October 8, 2016) at Echo Park Lake in Los Angeles, California this Filipino American History Month.  He closed when he sang the Black Eyed Peas’ “I Gotta Feeling” with special guest … Continue reading Bidyo’s Filipino American Hall of Fame: apl.de.ap

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

Bidyo’s Filipino American Hall of Fame: Lou Diamond Phillips

Lou Diamond Phillips is the seventh honoree in Bidyo’s new show, Filipino American Hall of Fame and the seventh episode airs this Sunday, October 2nd!  Bidyo is a new YouTube channel created by FilAm Creative.  Bidyo’s 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    Born at the Subic Bay Naval Station in Olongapo City, Zambales, Philippines, the son of Lucita Umayam Arañas (Filipina mother) and Gerald Amon Upchurch (American father), Lou Diamond Phillips have been putting out quality work during his 30+ year career span.  From his breakthrough role as Ritchie Valens in … Continue reading Bidyo’s Filipino American Hall of Fame: Lou Diamond Phillips

Hollywood Actors Panel, June 4, 2016 – Meet Actress/Writer/Producer, Tess Paras (of The CW’s “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”)

FilAm Creative (FAC) celebrates seven years of supporting the advancement of Filipino Americans in entertainment and media! Saturday, June 4th will be our 2nd Annual FAC Hollywood Actors Panel for Actors — a panel discussion and networking event featuring special guest panelists who represent the craft of acting across the board. Hear the panelists discuss about their explorations of the process and profession of acting; their reflections on personal experiences and artistic influences that informed and shaped their careers; their discussions of past and current projects and share valuable insights into the craft and the industry.  Get a chance to ask … Continue reading Hollywood Actors Panel, June 4, 2016 – Meet Actress/Writer/Producer, Tess Paras (of The CW’s “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”)

Why Our Story Hasn’t Been Told. Until Now.

Day 4 of The Valor Project guest blogging on FAC. Our Kickstarter campaign has 7 days left! Please visit and support this creative endeavor! http://kck.st/1dpKqW6 There it was. A side by side Zapruder film like analysis, outlining the omission of key historical figures. Hollywood had failed to accurately portray the inclusion of key participants in a piece of history. Certainly not the first time this had happened, or the last time. The uproar was justified and the questions mounted. “Why would they do this?” “Why did they give credit where credit was due?” But you only have to look at … Continue reading Why Our Story Hasn’t Been Told. Until Now.