#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”

Highlights of FilAm Creative’s Network & Create January 2018 Potluck with Producers Guild’s Sasheen Artis?

Great monthly meeting last night.  Keep up the good work.  Amazing turnout. That’s what FilAm Creative member and actor/producer Abe Pagtama said when he attended the first networking and potluck event of the new year!  Especially with the first guest speaker of the year, and the first time at our monthly event — Sasheen Artis, Chair of the Producers Guild of America (PGA) Power of Diversity Master Workshop. At that January 28th event, she discussed about the PGA programs and the benefits at the Pilipino Workers Center in Historic Filipinotown Los Angeles. It’s not about who you know — it’s who … Continue reading Highlights of FilAm Creative’s Network & Create January 2018 Potluck with Producers Guild’s Sasheen Artis?

Highlights of FilAm Creations 2 World Premiere at 2017 Los Angeles Philippine International Film Festival

The 2nd Annual Los Angeles Philippine International Film Festival presented the Red Carpet World Premiere of Fil-Am Creations: A Filmmaker Movement 2 on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at the Cinemark Carson Cinemas in the South Bay Pavilion Mall. In an effort to inspire, motivate and mobilize the Filipino American and Filipino filmmaking community, FilAm Creative began a film movement called “Fil-Am Creations” to challenge up-and-coming FilAm filmmakers to create new and original short films. On this second wave of films for the latter half of 2017, ten filmmakers premiered fourteen new films to the festival! – Raw Addiction | On The … Continue reading Highlights of FilAm Creations 2 World Premiere at 2017 Los Angeles Philippine International Film Festival

#FACinfocus: Meet Edwin Santos – Online Press of FilAm Creative 2017 Leadership

Name: Edwin Santos Hometown: Chicago, Illinois FilAm Creative Title/Position/Role:  Online Press Creator & Event Producer (Hollywood Actors Panel for Actors & Networking Event)  Writer / Blogger for FAC’s official site  Producer for FAC Networks on YouTube Associate Producer for FAC Podcast: Voices (Tinig)  FAC representative with the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival Prior Office: FAC Director of Content Production (2016) and FAC Vice President of Content (2015) DESCRIPTION OF TITLE / POSITION / ROLE: Working with the Leadership Team providing video coverage for various FAC events. Providing opportunities for content producers to collaborate and create original non-fiction programming (i.e. FilAm Creations:BTS) for the … Continue reading #FACinfocus: Meet Edwin Santos – Online Press of FilAm Creative 2017 Leadership

Co-Presentations, FilAm Creations & Closing Night of 33rd Annual Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2017

It’s been one week since the 33rd annual Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival and two weeks since our FilAm Creations: A Filmmaker Movement premiere at ArtShare LA, the euphoria may have subsided, but the drive has not. Twenty-four hours after the Opening Night Gala of Justin Lin’s rare 35mm print of Better Luck Tomorrow (first picture), FAC members Danice Cabanela and Craig Wilson (second picture) co-presented the I Got You, Fam short films program at the Downtown Independent in Downtown Los Angeles on Friday, April 28th.  And, fellow FAC members Sheila Tejada and Maurus Dumalaog co-presented the U.S. Premiere of … Continue reading Co-Presentations, FilAm Creations & Closing Night of 33rd Annual Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2017

#FACinfocus: FAC Behind-The-Scenes Episodic Series (FilAm Creations / LAAPFF 2017 Edition)

In March of 2017, FilAm Creative’s FAC NETWORKS debuted its first episodic series, FAC Behind-The-Scenes on YouTube.  To coincide with FilAm Creations’ film challenge initiative proposed in January, FAC:BTS provided coverage and cast & crew interviews while on-location at most of the productions shot in and around Southern California. With eight original episodes plus a bonus episode, nine out of the twelve short films being produced were featured:  Finding Ronwe, Lolo Pepe, Uncle Eddy, Plaza Blvd, What You Don’t Say, Man Of My Dreams, I Don’t Love You, The Last Straw and Miss Understanding.   First proposed to Craig Wilson, FilAm … Continue reading #FACinfocus: FAC Behind-The-Scenes Episodic Series (FilAm Creations / LAAPFF 2017 Edition)

What Happened at FilAm Creative’s 1st Television Writers Panel?

On Saturday, December 3, 2016, FilAm Creative assembled their first industry expert panel devoted specifically towards writing for television and film. Much useful information and discussion were presented by the panel’s Filipino American professionals who create and punch up stories for your favorite TV shows today from moderator Dexter Adriano (editor, ABC’s Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.), Michael Golamco (the upcoming feature, Please Stand By and NBC’s Grimm), Rene Gube (The CW’s Crazy Ex-Girlfriend) and Ray Utarnachitt (The CW’s DC’s Legends of Tomorrow). Dexter Adriano – “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”:  https://filamcreative.wordpress.com/2016/11/29/tv-writers-panel-december-3-2016-meet-editor-dexter-adriano-of-abcs-marvels-agents-of-s-h-i-e-l-d/ Michael Golamco – “Please Stand By” / “Grimm”:  https://filamcreative.wordpress.com/2016/11/30/tv-writers-panel-december-3-2016-meet-writer-michael-golamco-of-nbcs-grimm/ Rene Gube – “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”:  https://filamcreative.wordpress.com/2016/12/02/tv-writers-panel-december-3-2016-meet-writer-rene-gube-of-the-cws-crazy-ex-girlfriend/ Ray Utarnachitt – “DC’s Legends of … Continue reading What Happened at FilAm Creative’s 1st Television Writers Panel?