What Happened at 2nd FilAm Creations’ Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2017 Meetup?

What happened at the 2nd FilAm Creations’ Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival Meetup? Well, this!   We doubled our size since the first FAC / LAAPFF Meetup on January 12 [link]. The first meetup by FilAm Creative (FAC) spawned six and later, ten production teams to produce ten short films to premiere and fill a program block at this year’s 33rd annual LA Asian Pacific Film Festival (April 27 – May 3).  The overwhelming interest gave birth to FilAm Creations.  The conversation continued at our official Facebook group. Word spread fast — not only in the Filipino American community … Continue reading What Happened at 2nd FilAm Creations’ Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2017 Meetup?

2nd FilAm Creations’ Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2017 Meetup, Monday, February 6th at Story Tavern

BIG NEWS! FilAm Creative has a new ABS-CBN opportunity and it directly affects you in a positive matter. Want to know the details? Come to our 2nd FilAm Creations event! We want to follow up with all of you on … Continue reading 2nd FilAm Creations’ Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2017 Meetup, Monday, February 6th at Story Tavern

What Happened at FilAm Creative Filmmakers’ Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2017 Meetup?

Summary by Edwin A. Santos Sunday, January 15, 2017  : @Edwin_A_Santos     |      : Edwin A. Santos Coming off from the success of our first Television Writers Panel, there was increasingly high interest about FilAm Creative — from our … Continue reading What Happened at FilAm Creative Filmmakers’ Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2017 Meetup?

FilAm Creative Filmmakers’ Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2017 Meetup, Thursday, January 12th at Story Tavern

We are seeking filmmakers to join us in creating a film festival circuit. We are programming a film program for the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival (LAAPFF) in April. In order to inspire our community, we are putting together a “72-hour film shoot” where we have teams to shoot a short film on a weekend. We are calling for FilAms and Filipino projects to be produced. To learn more about how to be involved and a chance to be showcased at LAAPFF, attend our FilAm Creative Filmmaker’s Group Meetup this Thursday, January 12th at 7:30pm at the Story Tavern in … Continue reading FilAm Creative Filmmakers’ Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2017 Meetup, Thursday, January 12th at Story Tavern

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

FilAm Creative Events at the 2016 LA Asian Pacific Film Festival

FilAm Creative (FAC) is a Community Co-Presenter again this year for both Filipino Native and Filipino American films at the 32nd Annual Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival (LAAPFF) from April 21-28, 2016.  We are also proud to have our members with works in the festival as well. We are co-presenting the following films and programs: • VAMPARIAH – written and directed by FAC member Matthew Abaya Friday, April 22, 2016 @ 11:30pm – Downtown Independent, DTLA Feature Film | 90 Minutes | World Premiere | Section: Narrative Nominees Hosts: Walter Boholst and Edwin Santos PURCHASE TICKETS HERE:  http://laapff.festpro.com/films/detail/vampariah_2016 Mahal is … Continue reading FilAm Creative Events at the 2016 LA Asian Pacific Film Festival

FilAm Creative’s Top 10 Events of 2015

We are just days away from welcoming the new year so, we decided to countdown our Top 10 Events of 2015! Enjoy! Video thumbnail from left to right from top:  Manny Streetz (KIIS FM), Ashley Argota (“The Fosters”), Gene Cajayon (“The Debut”), Billy DaMota (CSA) and Annalee Paulo (42West) and from left to right from bottom:  Edward J. Mallillin, Walter Talens, Melissa Arce, Edwin A. Santos, Rex Sampaga and Walter Boholst. 2015 will go down as the boom year for Filipino American performers in television and film since the 1990s. And, in our sixth year, FilAm Creative (FAC) have been … Continue reading FilAm Creative’s Top 10 Events of 2015

5 with Abe Pagtama featured in the film “Rekorder” Sat. at the LA Asian Pacific Film Fest

Actor and FilAm Creative member, Abe Pagtama, has been a consistent staple of the fledgling Filipino American film scene since his role in “The Debut” in 2000 and as the dad in “The Flip Side” in 2001. Abe is featured in “Rekorder” which makes it’s North American premiere on Sat. at the LA Asian Pacific Film Festival on Saturday, May 3, 7:30 PM Directors Guild of America 2. FilAm Creative friends can use the discount code of FILAMC to get a discounted $11 ticket for the film. Abe not only acts in films but he also produces. He travels back … Continue reading 5 with Abe Pagtama featured in the film “Rekorder” Sat. at the LA Asian Pacific Film Fest

FAC Community Co-Presenter of LAAPFF 2014

FilAm Creative is happy to once again sponsor films for the LA Asian Pacific Film Festival 2014. Click on the links to find out more about the films. Use discount code FILAMC to get $11 tickets to the following 3 films: “Devotion” Tuesday, May 06 7:00 PM CGV Cinemas 3 Mando  injures himself in the middle of the forest at the foot of the Mayon Volcano. He will be nursed back to health by a mysterious woman, Salome. They will eventually fall in love with each other. But when Mando invites her to come with him to the plains, Salome … Continue reading FAC Community Co-Presenter of LAAPFF 2014