Meet Jon Jon Briones (FX’s “American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace”) at 4th FilAm Creative Hollywood Actors Panel, June 9, 2018 at Pilipino Workers Center

FilAm Creative (FAC) celebrates nine years of supporting the advancement of Filipino Americans in entertainment and media! Created by event producer Edwin A. Santos, Saturday, June 9th will be our 4th Annual FilAm Creative Hollywood Actors Panel for Actors — a … Continue reading Meet Jon Jon Briones (FX’s “American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace”) at 4th FilAm Creative Hollywood Actors Panel, June 9, 2018 at Pilipino Workers Center

Artists at Play to Present New Works by Emerging Playwrights Chloé Hung and Nicholas Pilapil, April 28

(Los Angeles, CA) March 28, 2018 – Los Angeles theatre collective, Artists at Play, will develop and showcase two new works by Asian American playwrights, Chloé Hung and Nicholas Pilapil. The spring new play reading series, in its sixth year, … Continue reading Artists at Play to Present New Works by Emerging Playwrights Chloé Hung and Nicholas Pilapil, April 28

Highlights from FilAm Creative’s Network & Create February 2018 Potluck

FilAm Creative hosted their “Network & Create” monthly potluck and networking event on Sunday, February 25, 2018 at the Pilipino Workers Center (PWC) inside the John Delloro Community Room in Historic Filipinotown, Los Angeles.  The FAC Staff encouraged their Talent Network members to collaborate on each other’s projects.  They also learned about FAC’s latest updates and discovered how to be involved with FilAm Creative this year. FAC Executive Director Meriden Villanueva, FAC Vice President Walter Talens and their new FAC Staff Officer Joe Gunawan announced FAC’s upcoming events and opportunities for the first part of new year such as the 2018 NBC Universal … Continue reading Highlights from FilAm Creative’s Network & Create February 2018 Potluck

#FACinfocus News: Filipino American Talent in Films with Premieres, Releases, Special Screenings and Festival Tours 2018 – Part 2

Announcement by Edwin A. Santos Monday, February 19, 2018  : @Edwin_A_Santos     |      : Edwin A. Santos Last month, Gina Rodriguez (Jane The Virgin) wrote an open letter in Variety as it condemned Hollywood for the lack of Latino representation … Continue reading #FACinfocus News: Filipino American Talent in Films with Premieres, Releases, Special Screenings and Festival Tours 2018 – Part 2

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?

#FACinfocus News: Deedee Magno Hall, Isa Briones, Christine Allado, Rachelle Ann Go and Emily Bautista Theatre Wins

Congratulations to East West Players for winning for Best Production of a Musical for Next To Normal. Honors also went to two Filipina American actresses – Deedee Magno Hall (left) for Best Lead Actress, Isa Briones (right) for Best Featured Actress … Continue reading #FACinfocus News: Deedee Magno Hall, Isa Briones, Christine Allado, Rachelle Ann Go and Emily Bautista Theatre Wins

FilAm Creative’s Network & Create January 2018 Potluck: Sasheen Artis (Chair of Producers Guild of America Power of Diversity Master Workshop)

FilAm Creative presents “Network & Create,” a monthly potluck and networking event to encourage our Talent Network members to collaborate on each other’s projects. Come and join our conversation! Learn about our latest updates and discover how to be involved with FilAm Creative this year! We are proud to announce our special guest speaker is the Chair of Producers Guild of America Power of Diversity Master Workshop, Sasheen Artis. Sasheen Artis is a writer/producer with over 20 years experience in live events, documentaries, talk shows, scripted programming and campaigns for Titanic, Mission: Impossible, Braveheart, The Godfather, Star Trek: The Next Generation … Continue reading FilAm Creative’s Network & Create January 2018 Potluck: Sasheen Artis (Chair of Producers Guild of America Power of Diversity Master Workshop)

Winners from the “FilAm Creations 2: A Filmmakers Movement” Encore Screening & Awards Presentation

Summary by Edwin A. Santos Tuesday, November 21, 2017  : @Edwin_A_Santos     |      : Edwin A. Santos Five months after FilAm Creative’s first encore screening back in May, 2017 [link], its FilAm Creations Filmmaker Challenge returned to the Regency Theaters’ Valley Plaza 6 with a second slate of new short films under that initiative as “FilAm Creations 2.” And, what was different in this second go-around was an awards presentation of five categories.  You can go to this [link] for the nominees, the jury and the judging criteria. After the introductory welcome by our Executive Director Meriden Villanueva, the … Continue reading Winners from the “FilAm Creations 2: A Filmmakers Movement” Encore Screening & Awards Presentation

“FilAm Creations 2: A Filmmakers Movement” Encore Screening & Awards Presentation, November 10th at Regency Valley Plaza 6

SAVE-THE DATE:  November 10, 2017 FilAm Creations 2: A Filmmakers Movement Encore Screening and Awards Presentation   Advanced Online Tickets: $10.00 +fees (www.filamcreations2.eventbrite.com) Tickets At The Door Tickets: $20.00 (cash/paypal/venmo only) After the successful premiere screening of 14 new short films presented by FilAm Creative at the 2nd Los Angeles Philippine International Film Festival (LAPIFF), the encore screening and awards presentation will be held at the Regency Valley Plaza 6 Cinemas located at 6355 Bellingham Avenue in North Hollywood, CA this Friday, November 10th, 2017 from 7pm-11pm. PROGRAM SCHEDULE 7:00pm – 8:00pm | Talent & Press Arrivals for Red Carpet … Continue reading “FilAm Creations 2: A Filmmakers Movement” Encore Screening & Awards Presentation, November 10th at Regency Valley Plaza 6