Highlights From The 4th Annual FilAm Creative Halo Halo Headshots

This past Saturday, March 24 was our 4th annual Halo Halo Headshots, a program founded by Walter Talens for FilAm Creative as a fundraising networking event for photographers and actors, helping new actors and young professionals get affordable headshots, to help promote actors into audition rooms with the goal of helping increase diversity in entertainment.  Our associate producers this year were Maurus Dumalaog, Angel Qinan and Cecilia Lim. Our guest photographers this year were: Albert Gago Kenneth Chan Randi Lamey Great photo shoot today with photographer Randi Lamay for the FilAm Creative Halo Halo Headshots.  I’m working Production Sound on her film … Continue reading Highlights From The 4th Annual FilAm Creative Halo Halo Headshots

FilAm Creative To Host 2018 Halo Halo Headshots; Saturday, March 24

Are you an Actor or in the field of entertainment? A professional that needs a quality portrait? Are you a person who wants a great looking Facebook/eDating profile photo? We can help with that. FilAm Creative (FAC) is launching our 4th Annual “Halo-Halo Headshots” event this month. The event is designed to help actors/filmmakers get professional quality headshots for auditions and websites. FAC is committed to helping our members advance in the entertainment industry and created this event to give rising talent (and members) a low-cost opportunity to start their career. The event is planned and operated by volunteers who … Continue reading FilAm Creative To Host 2018 Halo Halo Headshots; Saturday, March 24

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

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

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?

3rd Annual Halo Halo Headshots Happening Sunday, July 23rd!

FilAm Creative (FAC) is launching the 3rd Annual “Halo-Halo Headshots” event this July. To help actors/filmmakers get professional quality headshots for auditions and websites, while raising money for FilAm Creative (FAC) through donations. FAC is committed to helping our members advance in the entertainment industry and created this event to give rising talent (and members) a low-cost opportunity to start their career. The event is planned and operated by volunteers who believes in promoting diversity in the entertainment industry. We are asking for a small donation/registration fee to help pay for operational cost and assist FAC with future events. RSVP/Register … Continue reading 3rd Annual Halo Halo Headshots Happening Sunday, July 23rd!

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?

Co-Presentations, FilAm Creations & Closing Night of 33rd Annual Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2017

Summary by Edwin A. Santos Thursday, May 18, 2017  : @Edwin_A_Santos     |      : Edwin A. Santos It’s been one week since the 33rd annual Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival and two weeks since our FilAm Creations: A … Continue reading Co-Presentations, FilAm Creations & Closing Night of 33rd Annual Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2017

FilAm Creative at Opening Night Gala of 33rd Annual Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2017 with FilAm Creations

Every year, we are proud to be a Community Partner with Visual Communications’ annual Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival; co-presenting various short film programs from AAPI filmmakers and talent for the next generation of Hollywood to feature film premieres from creative Pinoys from the Philippines. However, this year in 2017, we are equally proud to have taken on VC Fest’s filmmaker challenge to create short films of our own. Welcome FILAM CREATIONS: A FILMMAKER MOVEMENT (2nd Short Films Program) curated by Craig Obligacion-Wilson: http://festival.vconline.org/2017/shorts-programs/filam-creative-shorts/ On the evening of Friday, April 27th at American Cinematheque’s Egyptian Theater in the heart of … Continue reading FilAm Creative at Opening Night Gala of 33rd Annual Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2017 with FilAm Creations

Get New Headshots with Darren Sabino – Currently Booking Los Angeles Sessions For January 5th, 6th, 8th and 9th, 2017

New Year! New You! As pilot season is coming up, having a great headshot is the first step before you walk into the audition room. That is the first thing a casting director sees when you submit for a role and they see hundreds of photos to cast from.   We’d like to introduce Darren Sabino, a NYC-based Filipino American photographer is here in Los Angeles to help you achieve a good headshot that stands out from the crowd. He is accepting appointments on January 5th, 6th, 8th and 9th. FAC Special: $150 for 1 Hour and $250 for 2 … Continue reading Get New Headshots with Darren Sabino – Currently Booking Los Angeles Sessions For January 5th, 6th, 8th and 9th, 2017