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”
This past Saturday, March 24 was our 4th annual Halo Halo Headshots, a program founded by Walter Talens for FilAm Creative as a fundraising networking event for photographers and actors, helping new actors and young professionals get affordable headshots, to help promote actors into audition rooms with the goal of helping increase diversity in entertainment. Our associate producers this year were Maurus Dumalaog, Angel Qinan and Cecilia Lim. Our guest photographers this year were: Albert Gago Kenneth Chan Randi Lamey Great photo shoot today with photographer Randi Lamay for the FilAm Creative Halo Halo Headshots. I’m working Production Sound on her film … Continue reading Highlights From The 4th Annual FilAm Creative Halo Halo Headshots
Written by Edwin A. Santos Thursday, March 15, 2018 : @Edwin_A_Santos | : Edwin A. Santos It’s more important than ever to have more minority voices and faces in front & behind camera… says Joe Gunawan, FilAm Creative Staff … Continue reading Highlights of FilAm Creative’s CBS Entertainment Diversity & Inclusion Seminar
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
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?
Summary by Edwin A. Santos Sunday, November 12, 2017 : @Edwin_A_Santos | : Edwin A. Santos “This panel was so great!!!! Thank you for organizing it!!! I learned so much!!!” says Giovannie Espiritu On a brisk Sunday afternoon in … Continue reading What Happened at Kuwento: 2nd Annual Television Writers Panel?
Summary by Edwin A. Santos Monday, November 6, 2018 : @Edwin_A_Santos | : Edwin A. Santos I LOVE improv and sketch comedy since the days of Monty Python’s Flying Circus to the original Not-Ready-For-Prime-Time-Players of Saturday Night Live … Continue reading What Happened at ‘Asian AF Presents Filipino AF’ Improv Show?
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
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?
Name: Walter Talens Hometown: San Francisco, CA. FilAm Creative Title/Position/Role: Vice President, Treasurer/Finance, Event Producer (Halo Halo Headshots and Writers Panel) Prior Office: FilAm Creative President, 2016 DESCRIPTION OF TITLE / POSITION / ROLE: Working with the board of directors and other senior executives of the organization, the vice president plans, develops and enforces policies and objectives for the organization to ensure it maintains its values and meets established goals. Financial responsibilities include overseeing and maintaining the financial budgets for the organization. PROFESSION AND SHORT BIO: Actor/Director/Editor/Camera Operator – A film school graduate and veteran combat cameraman, Walter has worked … Continue reading #FACinfocus: Meet Walter Talens – Vice President, Treasurer/Finance of FilAm Creative 2017 Leadership