Be A Seismic Storyteller – Master Screenwriting Course Preview, April 8

FilAm Creative invites you to preview our new master screenwriting course called “Be A Seismic Storyteller,” instructed by Leo Partible. This complimentary session will give you an overview of the ten screenwriting classes and types of concepts and techniques that will be covered. The ten-week course will focus on developing your talent and ability to compete as a master screenwriter and storyteller. It is geared for the visionary mind and seeks to develop the next Walt Disney and Steven Spielberg who are masters of storytelling in all media. Artistry, emotional connection, and mastery of storytelling are the emphases of these … Continue reading Be A Seismic Storyteller – Master Screenwriting Course Preview, April 8

Highlights from FilAm Creative’s Network & Create February 2018 Potluck

FilAm Creative hosted their “Network & Create” monthly potluck and networking event on Sunday, February 25, 2018 at the Pilipino Workers Center (PWC) inside the John Delloro Community Room in Historic Filipinotown, Los Angeles.  The FAC Staff encouraged their Talent Network members to collaborate on each other’s projects.  They also learned about FAC’s latest updates and discovered how to be involved with FilAm Creative this year. FAC Executive Director Meriden Villanueva, FAC Vice President Walter Talens and their new FAC Staff Officer Joe Gunawan announced FAC’s upcoming events and opportunities for the first part of new year such as the 2018 NBC Universal … Continue reading Highlights from FilAm Creative’s Network & Create February 2018 Potluck

FilAm Creative To Host Kuwento: 2nd Annual Television Writers Panel; November 5, 2017 at Pilipino Workers Center

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

What Happened at the 7th FilAm Creations Meeting & Potluck in July, 2017?

It was the Saturday of the 2017 San Diego Comic Con where most of our members stood in line just to enter Hall H, cosplayed as their favorite sci-fi or superhero characters and generally satisfied their thirsts of nerd fandom from every possible film, television show, graphic novel and online gaming of all genres! Still, our 7th FilAm Creations meeting & potluck had a productive turnout.  Current members invited a friend to be part of our increasing network of Filipino American talent in Hollywood today.  Our members also did not come empty handed. FilAm Creative’s Secretary Angela Paviera brought her … Continue reading What Happened at the 7th FilAm Creations Meeting & Potluck in July, 2017?

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?

What Happened at the 5th FilAm Creations Meeting & Potluck?

Held at the Pilipino Workers Center (PWC) in Historic Filipinotown, Los Angeles on Saturday, May 27, 2017 (twenty-four nights removed from FilAm Creations’ Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival premiere and four nights before its encore screening at the Regency Theatres in North Hollywood), current members welcomed new members into the O13 Pinoywood cinematic wave. It was a night of celebration, but also to prepare for the encore screening of FilAm Creations’ 1st Wave of Filipino American short films to play for the public!  Moreover, upcoming events and projects on the horizon. Executive Director Meriden Villanueva and FilAm Creations curator … Continue reading What Happened at the 5th FilAm Creations Meeting & Potluck?

What Happened at 4th FilAm Creations’ Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2017 Meetup?

It was our second potluck party, but this time held at the Pilipino Workers Center (PWC) in Historic Filipinotown, Los Angeles.  On Saturday, April 22, 2017, two weeks before our filmmakers’ initiative, FilAm Creations’ 12 new short films sold out premiere screening at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival on May 3rd at the ArtShare LA, it was time to celebrate our accomplishments thus far! There was a discussion on upcoming FilAm Creative events including Halo-Halo Headshots, a panel event with NBC, creating new content for the Bidyo Channel and an update on FilAm Creations’ second screening. With every … Continue reading What Happened at 4th FilAm Creations’ Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2017 Meetup?

What Happened at FilAm Creative’s 1st Television Writers Panel?

Summary by Edwin A. Santos Saturday, December 24, 2016  : @Edwin_A_Santos     |      : Edwin A. Santos On Saturday, December 3, 2016, FilAm Creative assembled their first industry expert panel devoted specifically towards writing for television and film. Much useful information and … Continue reading What Happened at FilAm Creative’s 1st Television Writers Panel?

TV Writers Panel, December 3, 2016 – Meet Writer, Michael Golamco (of NBC’s “Grimm”)

FilAm Creative (FAC) celebrates seven years of supporting the advancement of Filipino Americans in entertainment and media! Saturday, December 3rd will be our Fil-Am Creative: Television Writers Panel  — a panel discussion and networking event featuring special guest panelists who represent the craft of writing across the board. Join the conversation with Asian and Filipino American writers working in network television today.  Listen to their experiences as working writers and how they got to where they are now.  Interact with the panelists and FAC members during the reception and after party.  Learn about open opportunities and build your network. Saturday, December 3, 2016  From 6:30pm … Continue reading TV Writers Panel, December 3, 2016 – Meet Writer, Michael Golamco (of NBC’s “Grimm”)