#FACinfocus: Showrunner Rodney Cajudo and Host Walter Talens Discuss Their New Podcast, “FilAm Creative: Voices”

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”

What Happened at the Filipino Americans in Comics & Animation Panel at Long Beach Comic Con?

Summary by Edwin A. Santos Tuesday, September 5, 2017  : @Edwin_A_Santos     |      : Edwin A. Santos This past Saturday, September 2, 2017, FilAm Creative (FAC) hosted its first panel at Long Beach Comic Con.  With special guest panelists, Whilce … Continue reading What Happened at the Filipino Americans in Comics & Animation Panel at Long Beach Comic Con?

#FACinfocus: Meet Rodney Cajudo – Technology Director of FilAm Creative 2017 Leadership

Name: Rodney Cajudo Hometown: Long Beach, CA FilAm Creative Title/Position/Role: Technology Director – Responsible for FAC Livestream/Podcast: Voices (Tinig) and TriCaster Operation Specialist. DESCRIPTION OF TITLE / POSITION / ROLE: Co-Producing the FAC podcast/livestream show “Voices.” Technical Director for livestream of … Continue reading #FACinfocus: Meet Rodney Cajudo – Technology Director of FilAm Creative 2017 Leadership

Filipino Americans In Comics and Animation Panel at Long Beach Comic Con; Saturday, September 2 at 2:30pm  

SAVE-THE DATE:  September 2, 2017 Filipino Americans In Comics and Animation Panel   INDUSTRY GUEST PANELISTS Whilce Portacio (Creator of Bishop, Wetworks, Artist on X-Men, X-Factor) Van Partible (creator of Johnny Bravo) Leo Partible (animation and comic book writer) … and more to be announced FilAm Creative hosts this unique panel that will take a look at the contributions of Filipino Americans in comics and animation. Hear the panelists discuss about the history of Filipinos in comics/animation, their own contributions to the arts, how they got their start, and much more. Moderator:  Rodney Cajudo Saturday, September 2, 2017 From 2:30pm to 3:30pm LONG … Continue reading Filipino Americans In Comics and Animation Panel at Long Beach Comic Con; Saturday, September 2 at 2:30pm  

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?

FilAm Creative’s 3rd Annual Hollywood Actors Panel with Vincent Rodriguez III, Angela Relucio, Manny Jacinto and Aina Dumlao

Summary by Edwin A. Santos Tuesday, July 11, 2017  : @Edwin_A_Santos     |      : Edwin A. Santos FilAm Creative presents FAC’s 3rd Hollywood Actors Panel for Actors & Networking Event — a panel discussion and networking event open to … Continue reading FilAm Creative’s 3rd Annual Hollywood Actors Panel with Vincent Rodriguez III, Angela Relucio, Manny Jacinto and Aina Dumlao

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?

Winners of The 2016 Los Angeles Philippine International Film Festival

The Los Angeles Philippine International Film Festival (LAPIFF) made its debut on the second weekend of Filipino American History Month from October 7th thru October 9th at Cinemark X D Theaters inside the South Bay Pavilion.  FilAm Creative was a Community Sponsor where our members volunteered, introduced, hosted and moderated Q&As throughout the film festival’s weekend screenings of world premieres, special screenings, short films, documentaries, animated films and student films – local, nationwide and abroad. Below is the announcement of the first winners of LAPIFF 2016 by co-founders Abe Pagtama, Jush Andowitt and Fe P. Koons: The Mission of the Los Angeles … Continue reading Winners of The 2016 Los Angeles Philippine International Film Festival

Why Our Story Hasn’t Been Told. Until Now.

Day 4 of The Valor Project guest blogging on FAC. Our Kickstarter campaign has 7 days left! Please visit and support this creative endeavor! http://kck.st/1dpKqW6 There it was. A side by side Zapruder film like analysis, outlining the omission of key historical figures. Hollywood had failed to accurately portray the inclusion of key participants in a piece of history. Certainly not the first time this had happened, or the last time. The uproar was justified and the questions mounted. “Why would they do this?” “Why did they give credit where credit was due?” But you only have to look at … Continue reading Why Our Story Hasn’t Been Told. Until Now.