Interview by Edwin A. Santos Wednesday, April 4, 2018 : @Edwin_A_Santos | : Edwin A. Santos Later today at noon, Wednesday, April 4, 2018, FilAm Creative will launch its first podcast/vodcast show, FilAm Creative: Voices at iTunes and YouTube. For … Continue reading #FACinfocus: Showrunner Rodney Cajudo and Host Walter Talens Discuss Their New Podcast, “FilAm Creative: Voices”
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?
FilAm Creative presents “Network & Create,” a monthly potluck and networking event to encourage our Talent Network members to collaborate on each other’s projects. Come and join our conversation! Learn about our latest updates and discover how to be involved with FilAm Creative this year! We are proud to announce our special guest speaker is the Chair of Producers Guild of America Power of Diversity Master Workshop, Sasheen Artis. Sasheen Artis is a writer/producer with over 20 years experience in live events, documentaries, talk shows, scripted programming and campaigns for Titanic, Mission: Impossible, Braveheart, The Godfather, Star Trek: The Next Generation … Continue reading FilAm Creative’s Network & Create January 2018 Potluck: Sasheen Artis (Chair of Producers Guild of America Power of Diversity Master Workshop)
Summary by Edwin A. Santos Wednesday, December 27, 2018 : @Edwin_A_Santos | : Edwin A. Santos An argument or debate can be made how and when did it all began? No, I’m not talking about the birth of … Continue reading FilAm Creative’s Notable Firsts of 2017
SAVE-THE DATE: November 5, 2017 Kuwento: The 2nd Annual FilAm Creative Television Writers Panel Early Bird Price (10/5 – 10/29): $10 Final Week (10/30 – 11/5) & Door Price: $15 TWO OPTIONS TO PURCHASE TICKETS: 1) Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kuwento-filam-creatives-television-writers-panel-tickets-38618651426?aff=eac2 2) FAC Officer or FAC Talent Network meeting (VENMO/cash) *** SEATING IS LIMITED – THIS EVENT SELLS OUT FAST *** INDUSTRY GUEST PANELISTS Adam Higgs, Producer/Writer (BBC America’s Orphan Black, CBS’ Scorpion) Philip Buiser, Writer/Producer/Director (A&E’s Bates Motel, AMC’s Preacher) Dennis Saldua, Writer/Producer (Netflix’s Atypical, NBC’s Deception) Kelli Breslin, Lifetime Television Staff Writer Join the conversation with writers working in network, cable … Continue reading FilAm Creative To Host Kuwento: 2nd Annual Television Writers Panel; November 5, 2017 at Pilipino Workers Center
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
Name: Angela Paviera Hometown: Cupertino, CA FilAm Creative Title/Position/Role: Secretary DESCRIPTION OF TITLE / POSITION / ROLE: Primary responsibilities are to maintain community organization, account all minutes at every board meeting, schedule meetings, coordinate events, and coordinate volunteers. The secretary is also a liaison between internal and external staff. Angela also provides creative services for FilAm Creative events such as graphic design and photography. PROFESSION AND SHORT BIO: Director/Producer/Art Director/Photographer/Video Editor/Graphic Designer – Angela received her Bachelor’s of Science in Film from Academy of Art in 2015. Moving to Los Angeles and interned for Blue Fox Entertainment, a company in … Continue reading #FACinfocus: Meet Angela Paviera – Secretary of FilAm Creative 2017 Leadership
Name: Meriden Villanueva Hometown: Bergenfield, NJ FilAm Creative Title/Position/Role: Executive Director / President DESCRIPTION OF TITLE / POSITION / ROLE: Her duties as an executive director are to design, develop and implement strategic plans for the organization. The executive director is also responsible for day-to-day operation of the organization, which includes managing committees and hiring staff. The Board of Directors grant the executive director the authority to run the organization. PROFESSION AND SHORT BIO: Actor/Producer/Writer Born and raised in New Jersey, she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcasting and Visual Media with a concentration of TV/Film Production from … Continue reading #FACinfocus: Meet Meriden Villanueva – President of FilAm Creative 2017 Leadership
Since its announcement, the days leading up to Tuesday, May 16, 2017 of FilAm Creative’s exclusive session with NBCUniversal reps and their introduction of its Talent Infusion Programs (TIPS) were filled with anticipation. “So excited for this meeting with NBC Universal..” says Arlyn DeLa Pena. It all started with a phone call made by AJ Calomay (currently assistant editor for USA Network’s Mr. Robot and previously with the CW’s DC’s Legends of Tomorrow). That phone call led to an introductory meeting between FilAm Creative’s Executive Director Meriden Villanueva, Chief Financial Officer Walter Talens and the curator of FilAm Creations Craig Obligacion Wilson … Continue reading What Happened When FilAm Creative Attended NBCUniversal’s Exclusive TIPS Session?
In March of 2017, FilAm Creative’s FAC NETWORKS debuted its first episodic series, FAC Behind-The-Scenes on YouTube. To coincide with FilAm Creations’ film challenge initiative proposed in January, FAC:BTS provided coverage and cast & crew interviews while on-location at most of the productions shot in and around Southern California. With eight original episodes plus a bonus episode, nine out of the twelve short films being produced were featured: Finding Ronwe, Lolo Pepe, Uncle Eddy, Plaza Blvd, What You Don’t Say, Man Of My Dreams, I Don’t Love You, The Last Straw and Miss Understanding. First proposed to Craig Wilson, FilAm … Continue reading #FACinfocus: FAC Behind-The-Scenes Episodic Series (FilAm Creations / LAAPFF 2017 Edition)