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

Summary by Edwin A. Santos Saturday, November 11, 2017  : @Edwin_A_Santos     |      : Edwin A. Santos The 2nd Annual Los Angeles Philippine International Film Festival presented the Red Carpet World Premiere of Fil-Am Creations: A Filmmaker Movement 2 … Continue reading Highlights of FilAm Creations 2 World Premiere at 2017 Los Angeles Philippine International Film Festival

“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

FilAm Creations Open 2nd Annual Los Angeles Philippine International Film Festival with World Premiere, October 26 at Cinemark Carson Theater & More

This week begins the 2nd annual Los Angeles Philippine International Film Festival (October 26-29, 2017) celebrating the best in Filipino cinema from all over the world. And, FilAm Creative opens the first two days of the festival! In our continuing effort to inspire, motivate and mobilize the Filipino American and Filipino filmmaking community, we began a movement called “Fil-Am Creations” to challenge up-and-coming FilAm filmmakers to create new & original short films. On this second wave of new films for the latter half of 2017, ten filmmakers present fourteen new films making their World Premiere at the festival!  LAPIFF presents the Red … Continue reading FilAm Creations Open 2nd Annual Los Angeles Philippine International Film Festival with World Premiere, October 26 at Cinemark Carson Theater & More

#FACinfocus: Meet Kaitlyn Fae – Writers Group Director of FilAm Creative 2017 Leadership

Name: Kaitlyn Fae Hometown: Los Angeles, CA FilAm Creative Title/Position/Role:  Writers Group Director DESCRIPTION OF TITLE / POSITION / ROLE: Kaitlyn is in charge of coordinating all writing teams, including the planning and scheduling of general informational sessions. PROFESSION AND … Continue reading #FACinfocus: Meet Kaitlyn Fae – Writers Group Director of FilAm Creative 2017 Leadership

#FACinfocus: Meet Craig Wilson – Filmmaking Director of FilAm Creative 2017 Leadership

Name: Craig Obligacion Wilson Hometown: San Diego, CA.  FilAm Creative Title/Position/Role: Director of Filmmaking Department DESCRIPTION OF TITLE / POSITION / ROLE: Communicate with film festivals and media organizations to feature works by Filipino-American filmmakers. PROFESSION AND SHORT BIO: Writer / Director Craig Wilson has been a festival director at both San Diego Indie Fest Film Festival, and Short’s N Spirits Showcase as well as a judge at the Burbank International Film Festival. Having run film and theater collectives for close to twenty years, he is now the Director of the Filmmaking Department for FilAm Creative. He also co-produced a … Continue reading #FACinfocus: Meet Craig Wilson – Filmmaking Director of FilAm Creative 2017 Leadership

#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

Filipino Americans In Comics and Animation Panel at Long Beach Comic Con; Saturday, September 2 at 2:30pm  

SAVE-THE DATE:  September 2, 2017 Filipino Americans In Comics and Animation Panel   INDUSTRY GUEST PANELISTS Whilce Portacio (Creator of Bishop, Wetworks, Artist on X-Men, X-Factor) Van Partible (creator of Johnny Bravo) Leo Partible (animation and comic book writer) … and more to be announced FilAm Creative hosts this unique panel that will take a look at the contributions of Filipino Americans in comics and animation. Hear the panelists discuss about the history of Filipinos in comics/animation, their own contributions to the arts, how they got their start, and much more. Moderator:  Rodney Cajudo Saturday, September 2, 2017 From 2:30pm to 3:30pm LONG … Continue reading Filipino Americans In Comics and Animation Panel at Long Beach Comic Con; Saturday, September 2 at 2:30pm  

Submit Your Films To The Academy Awards® Qualifying 2018 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival

Have you made a feature-length or a short film? Are you anxious to share your work with an enthusiastic audience hungry for stories by and/or about Asian American and Asian Pacific communities around the world? Would you like a chance for your narrative short film to be eligible for consideration in the Animated Short Film / Live Action Short Film category of the ACADEMY AWARDS®?   Then submit your film to the 2018 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival (LAAPFF 2018), Southern California’s leading showcase for new Asian Pacific American and Asian international cinema. Presented by Visual Communications since 1983, the Film … Continue reading Submit Your Films To The Academy Awards® Qualifying 2018 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival

What Happened at the 3rd Annual FilAm Creative Halo Halo Headshots?

Last Sunday, July 23 was our 3rd annual Halo Halo Headshots, a program created by Walter Talens to bring affordable “Headshots” for actors starting out in the entertainment industry and bringing talented photographers from different fields of photography to share their skills. The program hopes to lower the barrier and encourage Filipino-Americans (or any person of color) to get their foot in the door of the industry and bring diversity to mainstream American film and television. Photographer Ren Arrieta waiting for his talent to arrive during Halo Halo Headshots 2017. Make-up artist Brenda Lisette apply foundation to Vince Cruz in preparation for his … Continue reading What Happened at the 3rd Annual FilAm Creative Halo Halo Headshots?

What Happened at the 6th FilAm Creations Meeting & Potluck?

Heels off after FilAm Creative’s 3rd Hollywood Actors Panel yesterday was FilAm Creations’ 6th Meeting and Potluck.  And, boy, the monthly social had one of its most hilarious break-the-ice introductions yet! This first sign should have been a warning…  One of our members brought balut to the potluck! For those of you who don’t know, balut is a developing bird embryo (usually a duck or chicken) that is boiled and eaten from the shell. It originates and is commonly sold as street-food in the Philippines.  It is usually served with beer, but alcohol products were not allowed at the potluck.  As … Continue reading What Happened at the 6th FilAm Creations Meeting & Potluck?