Have you ever wondered why there aren’t more Filipinos in entertainment and media? Now that the mainstream presence of Asian Americans is growing overall, let’s celebrate Filipino American History Month and talk about the representation of Filipinos. FilAm Creative, in collaboration with Asian Pacific Student Services and Isang Bansa at LMU, presents a panel discussion and networking event featuring Filipino professionals in the entertainment and media industries. Hear about how the panelists got their start, the obstacles they overcame, their success stories, and views on the visibility of Filipinos in the mainstream. Get a chance to ask questions, get career … Continue reading 4th Annual Filipinos in Entertainment & Media Panel
FilAm Creative! Interested in getting the scoop on next year’s “Deadpool” and “X-Men: Apocalypse” firsthand from one of its producers? How about this fall’s return of the Golden Globe-winning drama “Jane the Virgin” and other buzzworthy projects? Attend the Rel/Event Series Part 1 on Oct. 2 at The Attic. . We are drawing two names to attend the first ever “The Rel/event” Hollywood panel for FREE. . TO ENTER: Send answers to this trivia question below. . QUESTION: What was Lauren Shuler Donner’s first acting role in a movie and what was the movie? . Send your answer along with … Continue reading The Rel/Event Series: Part I Ticket Contest!
SAVE-THE DATE: September 19th, 2015 Fil-Am Creative to host Hollywood Actors Panel What: Hollywood Actors Panel (panelists to be announced) Date: September 19, 2015 (Saturday) Time: 12:00 noon – 2:00pm Where: The Clubhouse Improv (Main Stage) 1607 N. Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027 More information to follow…SAVE-THE-DATE Continue reading Fil-Am Creative to host Hollywood Actors Panel Sept. 19th
A UCLA alum and former member of Samahang Pilipino, Grace Borrero Moss will return to her alma mater and talk about being the Manager of Entertainment Diversity Initiatives at NBCUniversal this Thursday! In Grace’s role at NBC, she helps oversee multiple programs that focus on discovering, cultivating and showcasing talented writers, directors and actors of diverse backgrounds, with the objective of getting them staffed on NBC’s scripted programs. Before coming to NBC, Grace was the Manager of Development & New Series at the Style Network, where she oversaw new series in production, from initial pitch to delivery, including Kimora: Life … Continue reading April 10 Panelist Profile: Grace Borrero Moss
Meet the man behind some of your favorite celebrity interviews on the red carpet… Peterson Gonzaga, an Entertainment Journalist/Producer/Co-Founder, Pacific Rim Video & Pacific Rim Photo Press! Peter started work with The Hollywood Reporter in 1993. While at the Reporter in the circulation department, he became more involved in editorial from interviewing talent and covering red carpet events. He has been in the entertainment news industry for the past 15 years in various positions ranging from photo editor, photographer, journalist and producer. Having covered various red carpet events, he eventually met business partner Sthanlee Mirador and realized the need for … Continue reading April 10 Panelist Profile: Peterson Gonzaga
Why aren’t there more Filipinos in mainstream media and entertainment? That’s what a group of panelists talked about at UC Berkeley on March 1 at the Pilipin@s in Entertainment Panel. The panelists were: ~ Walter Boholst – Filmmaker/Entertainment Lawyer/FilAm Creative Co-Founder ~ Christina Luna – The Luna Company, Founder/Manager ~ Keesa Ocampo – Corporate Affairs, ABS-CBN International ~ Joey Guila – Comedian/TV Show Host ~ Rex Sampaga – Music Publisher It was a festive laugh-filled panel with Joey Guila cracking jokes while the others parlayed their wisdom to the audience ending with Boholst giving away a copy of his movie … Continue reading Pilipin@s in Entertainment Panel at UC Berkeley a fun ride
FilAm Creative is having our 3rd annual Filipinos in Entertainment and Media Panel at UCLA April 10. A friend and event planner of the stars, Rembrandt Flores will tell us about his roles in the biggest events in Hollywood! Rembrandt, who grew up in Almaden Valley in South San Jose, discovered his love for entertainment while pursuing his communications degree at UC Berkeley. After graduation, Rembrandt moved to Los Angeles to follow his dream to work in “The Industry.” After a brief stint as a talent agent trainee, he worked in production for E! Entertainment Television’s international shows, “FYE!” and … Continue reading April 10 Panelist Profile: Rembrandt Flores