FilAm Creative’s “VOICES” [S1 EP1] – Manny Streetz, The Importance of Representing His Heritage and Partying with N’Sync

FAC: VOICES is a video podcast in which we have conversations with Filipino Americans in the arts, media, and creative fields. Hosts Walter Talens and Arlyn Dela Pena sit down with prominent Filipino-Americans (Fil-Ams) as they tell their stories, challenges, and triumphs from their unique perspectives.

Episode 1: Manny Streetz of KIIS-FM. He talks about Continue reading FilAm Creative’s “VOICES” [S1 EP1] – Manny Streetz, The Importance of Representing His Heritage and Partying with N’Sync

#FACinfocus: Meet Arlyn Dela Pena – Director of Business Development of FilAm Creative 2017 Leadership

Name: Arlyn Dela Pena Hometown: Vancouver, WA & San Antonio, TX FilAm Creative Title/Position: Director of Business Development DESCRIPTION OF TITLE / POSITION / ROLE: Responsible for communication and outreach to businesses with the goal of creating partnership opportunities or sponsorships with FilAm Creative for the advancement of the organization and recognition of the talent that supports FAC. PROFESSION AND SHORT BIO: Actor/Model/ (Prior) Registered Nurse – Arlyn earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Washington State University), Masters of Science in Nursing (Grand Canyon University), and served 9 years in the military on active duty. A fire accident in … Continue reading #FACinfocus: Meet Arlyn Dela Pena – Director of Business Development of FilAm Creative 2017 Leadership

Hear The Stories Of Heroes Before They’re Gone

Day 5.  Gratitude Overwhelming Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.–Cicero   Final day of The Valor Project guestblogging for FAC and I want to say thanks.   Thanks to FAC for allowing us to do this, thanks to the community for learning more about our project, and thanks to the men and women who inspired us to launch this project in the first place.   My family has much to be grateful for and the reasons for our family even being in the United States can be traced back to a the … Continue reading Hear The Stories Of Heroes Before They’re Gone

Why Our Story Hasn’t Been Told. Until Now.

Day 4 of The Valor Project guest blogging on FAC. Our Kickstarter campaign has 7 days left! Please visit and support this creative endeavor! http://kck.st/1dpKqW6 There it was. A side by side Zapruder film like analysis, outlining the omission of key historical figures. Hollywood had failed to accurately portray the inclusion of key participants in a piece of history. Certainly not the first time this had happened, or the last time. The uproar was justified and the questions mounted. “Why would they do this?” “Why did they give credit where credit was due?” But you only have to look at … Continue reading Why Our Story Hasn’t Been Told. Until Now.

Stories from “The Valor Project”

FilAmCreative.org is proud to host “The Valor Project: World War II Stories from the Philippines” this week as they raise money for their documentary film on Kickstarter. This week we will be featuring content from the making of the film by the filmmaker, Rodney Cajudo. – FilAm Creative Day 2 of The Valor Project guest blogging on FAC. Our Kickstarter campaign has 9 days left! Please visit and support this creative endeavor!  http://kck.st/1dpKqW6 I’ve met and interviewed so many amazing men and women so far in my pursuit of documenting stories.  Here are a few: Guadioso Bayani Evangelista Last October … Continue reading Stories from “The Valor Project”

Meet the man behind The Valor Project: World War II Stories from the Philippines

Hello Filam Creative!  My name is Rodney Cajudo, I am a writer, director, producer, and overall storyteller.  I am thrilled to be able to come and share with you stories about my current project, The Valor Project:  World War II Stories from the Phillippines.  I present to you my first blog post for the Filam Creative Blog: “I don’t know how, I don’t know when, but I want to give back to the Philippines one day.” . I made this vow to myself, somewhere over the Pacific Ocean, on the way back to Los Angeles from the Philippines. . It … Continue reading Meet the man behind The Valor Project: World War II Stories from the Philippines

“The Valor Project” week at FilAmCreative.org

FilAmCreative.org is proud to host “The Valor Project: World War II Stories from the Philippines” this week as they raise money for their documentary film on Kickstarter. This week we will be featuring content from the making of the film by the filmmaker, Rodney Cajudo. – FilAm Creative The Valor Project: World War II Stories from the Philippines, is on an ongoing mission to help the people who fought and lived during World War II in the Philippines tell their story. This story telling project will use different mediums of art; a documentary film, photography, fiction, poems, and creative non-fiction. … Continue reading “The Valor Project” week at FilAmCreative.org