Summary by Edwin A. Santos Friday, June 2, 2017 : @Edwin_A_Santos | : Edwin A. Santos “Today is the day. Today…we continue our push to make a sustainable industry for Filipino Americans in Hollywood.” says Lolo Pepe filmmaker … Continue reading What Happened At “Fil-Am Creations: A Filmmaker Movement” Encore Presentation, May 31, 2017?
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 Editor, Dexter Adriano (of ABC’s “Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.”)
On Wednesday, September 14, FilAm Creative’s original content channel, Bidyo, held a premiere party for its inaugural web series, Filipino American Hall of Fame at Far Bar in Little Tokyo in Downtown Los Angeles. Bidyo is a YouTube channel devoted to showcasing original content created by, or for the Filipino American community. The FAHOF web series was written, directed and produced by John Flores and Craig Wilson and stars Jaclyn Hernandez and Tony Garbanzos. Hosted by FilAm Creative (FAC), the new show highlighted ten selected FilAm industry professionals in a comedic and lighthearted way: Vanessa Hudgens, Bruno Mars, Dante Basco, … Continue reading What Happened at “The Filipino American Hall of Fame” Premiere Party?
apl.de.ap is the ninth honoree of Bidyo’s new show, Filipino American Hall of Fame and the ninth episode airs this Monday, October 10th! Bidyo is a new YouTube channel created by FilAm Creative. Bidyo’s 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 apl.de.ap headlined the 25th year Silver Celebration of the annual Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture this past Saturday (October 8, 2016) at Echo Park Lake in Los Angeles, California this Filipino American History Month. He closed when he sang the Black Eyed Peas’ “I Gotta Feeling” with special guest … Continue reading Bidyo’s Filipino American Hall of Fame: apl.de.ap
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
Op-Ed by Edwin A. Santos Saturday, August 6, 2016 : @Edwin_A_Santos | : Edwin A. Santos Why are Filipino Americans still forgotten and invisible? Filipino American professor and community activist E.J.R. David asked that question (link) after reading … Continue reading Self Acceptance vs. Self Denial: This Is My Filipino American Story