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?

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

Halo-Haloween pt. 15: VP foreign trailer, voodoo research, short story by Natasia Gascon, Blood Ransom, Anne Curtis, Grave Bandits

From Oct. 17 to Oct. 31 FilAm Creative will be celebrating all things Filipino and horror. Halo-Haloween is hosted and programmed by FilAm director Walter Boholst and his new horror film “Voodoo Possession.” Contributions by Natasia Gascon and Mark Owen. This is the final installment. You can check out parts 1-14 at FilAmcreative.org. Voodoo Possession is now out in the UK and Germany. Check out the UK trailer here. Writer/director Walter Boholst talks about his extensive voodoo research when writing the film. Blood Ransom Filipino born director Francis Dela Tore (“Subject: I Love You”) releases his new movie in U.S. … Continue reading Halo-Haloween pt. 15: VP foreign trailer, voodoo research, short story by Natasia Gascon, Blood Ransom, Anne Curtis, Grave Bandits

Halo-Haloween pt. 11: Actor Treva Etienne, Happy Man, Sharon Leal in Grimm, The Diplomat Hotel, Haunted statue of Satan

From Oct. 17 to Oct. 31 FilAm Creative will be celebrating all things Filipino and horror. Halo-Haloween is hosted and programmed by FilAm director Walter Boholst and his new horror film “Voodoo Possession.” Contributions by Natasia Gascon and Mark Owen. … Continue reading Halo-Haloween pt. 11: Actor Treva Etienne, Happy Man, Sharon Leal in Grimm, The Diplomat Hotel, Haunted statue of Satan

Halo-Haloween pt. 8: Marie-Francoise Theodore, Erik Matti’s “Tiktik,” Grimm’s Aswang, Tess Paras, Michael Golamco, Reggie Lee

From Oct. 17 to Oct. 31 FilAm Creative will be celebrating all things Filipino and horror. Halo-Haloween is hosted and programmed by FilAm director Walter Boholst and his new horror film “Voodoo Possession.” Contributions by Natasia Gascon and Mark Owen. Marie-Francoise Theodore as the asylum doctor The character of Dr. Yveline Montase in Voodoo Possession had to be someone who had a strength; the ability to control a room like a teacher. She had to have a presence. Marie-Francoise had that take charge presence. Yet at the same time she possessed an intelligence and beauty. The Aswang Perhaps the most … Continue reading Halo-Haloween pt. 8: Marie-Francoise Theodore, Erik Matti’s “Tiktik,” Grimm’s Aswang, Tess Paras, Michael Golamco, Reggie Lee

Halo-Haloween pt. 7: Barney Burman make-up FX, Anna Lloyd-Jones costumes, I Am A Ghost, Nia Peeples

From Oct. 17 to Oct. 31 FilAm Creative will be celebrating all things Filipino and horror. Halo-Haloween is hosted and programmed by FilAm director Walter Boholst and his new horror film “Voodoo Possession.” Contributions by Natasia Gascon and Mark Owen. Barney Burman, producer, Make-Up FX Legend Voodoo Possession boasted an industry legend leading its make-up FX in producer Barney Burman. Barney comes from a family of make-up artists and heads his own company B2FX. He won the 2009 Oscar for Best Make Up in JJ Abrams “Star Trek.” You can read more about Barney’s fascinating career here: http://www.b2fx.com/about_us.php Anna Lloyd-Jones, … Continue reading Halo-Haloween pt. 7: Barney Burman make-up FX, Anna Lloyd-Jones costumes, I Am A Ghost, Nia Peeples

Halo-Haloween pt. 6: David Thomas Jenkins, Horrorpedia, Short story by Natasia Gascon, Hiwaga Pinoy True Story

From Oct. 17 to Oct. 31 FilAm Creative will be celebrating all things Filipino and horror. Halo-Haloween is hosted and programmed by FilAm director Walter Boholst and his new horror film “Voodoo Possession.” Contributions by Natasia Gascon and Mark Owen. David Thomas Jenkins as Cody Chase The fight for the 2nd male lead in Voodoo Possession was a heated contest. Several hundred applied for the role of a troubled man who tries to turn his life around but gets caught up in the web of Haitian voodoo. David was clearly a polished actor. But the dynamic required him to have … Continue reading Halo-Haloween pt. 6: David Thomas Jenkins, Horrorpedia, Short story by Natasia Gascon, Hiwaga Pinoy True Story

Halo-Haloween pt. 4: Lead actors Ryan Caltagirone and Kerry Knuppe, Philippine horror film festival, Jessica Soho

From Oct. 17 to Oct. 31 FilAm Creative will be celebrating all things Filipino and horror. Halo-Haloween is hosted and programmed by FilAm director Walter Boholst and his new horror film “Voodoo Possession.” Contributions by Natasia Gascon and Mark Owen. Ryan Caltagirone won out in a tough casting process that had many top notch actors. Complicating casting was the fact that the 2 lead brother characters had to be good actors and could pull off being brothers. Ultimately Ryan was a quality actor, professional, had a vulnerability to go with his leading man quality. Ryan Caltagirone as Aiden Kerry Knuppe … Continue reading Halo-Haloween pt. 4: Lead actors Ryan Caltagirone and Kerry Knuppe, Philippine horror film festival, Jessica Soho