FilAm Creative Filmmakers’ Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2017 Meetup, Thursday, January 12th at Story Tavern

We are seeking filmmakers to join us in creating a film festival circuit. We are programming a film program for the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival (LAAPFF) in April. In order to inspire our community, we are putting together a “72-hour film shoot” where we have teams to shoot a short film on a weekend. We are calling for FilAms and Filipino projects to be produced. To learn more about how to be involved and a chance to be showcased at LAAPFF, attend our FilAm Creative Filmmaker’s Group Meetup this Thursday, January 12th at 7:30pm at the Story Tavern in … Continue reading FilAm Creative Filmmakers’ Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2017 Meetup, Thursday, January 12th at Story Tavern

#FACinfocus: Jose De Vega Jr., Actor & Choreographer, 55th Anniversary of West Side Story

It’s time to celebrate one of the greatest musicals of all time. Today, West Side Story turns 55! Yes, 55 years ago today, October 18, 1961, the musical film was theatrically released and it received high praise from critics and audiences nationwide.  It became the second highest grossing film of the year in the United States. The film was nominated for eleven Academy Awards and won ten gold Oscar statuettes, including Best Picture (as well as a Special Award for co-director Jerome Robbins), becoming the record holder for the most wins for a movie musical. My favorite movie musical at the … Continue reading #FACinfocus: Jose De Vega Jr., Actor & Choreographer, 55th Anniversary of West Side Story

FILAM CREATIVE PRESIDENT’S STATEMENT CONCERNING MAIL ORDER FAMILY

PRESIDENT’S STATEMENT CONCERNING MAIL ORDER FAMILY FilAm Creative would like to thank our members and social media followers for taking an active role in voicing your concern and distaste regarding NBC’s development of Jackie Clarke’s show Mail Order Family (MOF). Your active participation in discussing, sharing and explaining why MOF is offensive on social media and providing level headed articles caused a major television broadcast network to hear you and take corrective action.  We should continue this movement by taking active participation in helping to diversify the Hollywood creative industry in front and behind the camera. Even though comedy can be used … Continue reading FILAM CREATIVE PRESIDENT’S STATEMENT CONCERNING MAIL ORDER FAMILY

Bidyo’s Filipino American Hall of Fame: Dante Basco

Dante Basco is the third honoree in Bidyo’s new show, Filipino American Hall of Fame and the third episode airs this Friday, September 23rd!  Bidyo is a new YouTube channel created by FilAm Creative and its mission is to produce and promote content from emerging Filipino American talent.  Subscribe to the Bidyo Channel here:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7-cvvEYApGwFOO337gUZuQ      Growing up, there were no Filipino American faces on both television and film.  My friends have all mentioned it was the character of “Sulu” played by George Takei on the original 1960’s Star Trek television series as representation of an Asian American image in media.  For … Continue reading Bidyo’s Filipino American Hall of Fame: Dante Basco

#TransformationTuesday: Watch FAC’s Inaugural Hollywood Actors Panel (Part 2 – Premiere) @ Bidyo YouTube Channel

#TransformationTuesday: FilAm Creative presents the Part 2 – Premiere of FAC’s 1st Hollywood Actors Panel for Actors— a panel discussion and networking event featuring special guest panelists representing the craft of acting across the board. Watch our special industry guest … Continue reading #TransformationTuesday: Watch FAC’s Inaugural Hollywood Actors Panel (Part 2 – Premiere) @ Bidyo YouTube Channel

#MondayMotivation: Watch FAC’s Inaugural Hollywood Actors Panel (Part 1 – Premiere) @ FilAm Creative YouTube Channel

#MondayMotivation: FilAm Creative presents the Part 1 – Premiere of FAC’s 1st Hollywood Actors Panel for Actors — a panel discussion and networking event featuring special guest panelists representing the craft of acting across the board. Watch our special industry … Continue reading #MondayMotivation: Watch FAC’s Inaugural Hollywood Actors Panel (Part 1 – Premiere) @ FilAm Creative YouTube Channel

What Happened at FilAm Creative 2nd Annual Hollywood Actors Panel for Actors & Networking Event?

Transcribed and written by Edwin A. Santos Wednesday, June 15, 2016  : @Edwin_A_Santos     |      : Edwin A. Santos On Saturday, June 4, 2016, FilAm Creative hosted their 2nd annual industry expert panel devoted specifically towards Filipino American actors … Continue reading What Happened at FilAm Creative 2nd Annual Hollywood Actors Panel for Actors & Networking Event?

Hollywood Actors Panel, Sept. 19, 2015: Industry Guest Panelist: Janet Tscha, Talent Agent of Arlene Thornton & Associates

FAC presents the first Hollywood Actors Panel for Actors — a panel discussion and networking event featuring special guest panelists who represent the craft of acting across the board. Hear the panelists discuss about their explorations of the process and … Continue reading Hollywood Actors Panel, Sept. 19, 2015: Industry Guest Panelist: Janet Tscha, Talent Agent of Arlene Thornton & Associates

April 10 Panelist Profile: Grace Borrero Moss

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