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?
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
Tia Carrere is the tenth honoree in Bidyo’s new show, Filipino American Hall of Fame and the tenth episode airs this Friday, October 14th! Bidyo is a new YouTube channel created by FilAm Creative. Bidyo’s 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 As the old Hollywood adage goes, Tia Carrere was discovered by a film producer while shopping at a Waikiki grocery store in her home of Hawaii and was cast in the 1988 movie Aloha Summer (also starring The Karate Kid: Part 2’s Yuji Okumoto) and the rest is history! Prior … Continue reading Bidyo’s Filipino American Hall of Fame: Tia Carrere