Open Casting Call: Dante Basco’s “Bangarang : A Short Fan Film About Rufio Before Hook,” Saturday, March 4th

Our friend Dante Basco and the producers of the-funded-short-film-and-can-be-funded-into-a-feature-film are holding an opening casting call looking for their lead heroes! Bangarang Open Casting Call – Saturday, March 4, 2017 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm. Location:  The Great Company located at 1917 Bay Street, Los Angeles, CA. 90021 (enter at alley; be aware of posted signs).  Please arrive with parent(s) or guardian. Character breakdowns are below. If you or anyone you know fits this description, they’d love for you to submit to their email at bangarangthefilm@gmail.com with a headshot, resume and tape of the sides!  NOTE:  Must be a Los Angeles County Local Hire … Continue reading Open Casting Call: Dante Basco’s “Bangarang : A Short Fan Film About Rufio Before Hook,” Saturday, March 4th

What Happened at “The Filipino American Hall of Fame” Premiere Party?

On Wednesday, September 14, FilAm Creative’s original content channel, Bidyo, held a premiere party for its inaugural web series, Filipino American Hall of Fame at Far Bar in Little Tokyo in Downtown Los Angeles. Bidyo is a YouTube channel devoted to showcasing original content created by, or for the Filipino American community. The FAHOF web series was written, directed and produced by John Flores and Craig Wilson and stars Jaclyn Hernandez and Tony Garbanzos. Hosted by FilAm Creative (FAC), the new show highlighted ten selected FilAm industry professionals in a comedic and lighthearted way:  Vanessa Hudgens, Bruno Mars, Dante Basco, … Continue reading What Happened at “The Filipino American Hall of Fame” Premiere Party?

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

Bidyo’s Filipino American Hall of Fame: Dante Basco

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

April 10 Panelist Profile: Dante Basco

Our event is ONE WEEK AWAY! Each day until then, we will feature a panelist. It’s an honor to have one of the most recognizable Fil-Ams in Entertainment on the panel… Dante Basco! With a career spanning over two and a half decades, DANTE BASCO is a Hollywood actor who has become a cult classic and pioneering figure. He was introduced in Steven Spielberg’s movie Hook, as “Rufio”, leader of the Lost Boys. Born and raised in the Bay, Dante started out breakdancing with his three brothers at the age of 8, calling themselves “The Street Freaks”. He had leading … Continue reading April 10 Panelist Profile: Dante Basco