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FilAm Creative is proud to present “FilAm Creations 2: A Filmmakers Movement” Encore Screening and Awards Presentation!

After the successful premiere screening of 14 new short films presented by FilAm Creative at the 2nd Annual Los Angeles Philippine International Film Festival (LAPIFF), the encore screening and awards presentation will be held at the Regency Valley Plaza 6 Theater in North Hollywood, CA on Friday, November 10th, 2017 from 7pm-11pm.

In an effort to inspire, motivate and mobilize the Filipino-American and Filipino filmmaking community, FilAm Creative challenged them to create a 7-minute short film featuring at least 1 lead actor/actress, 1 writer and 1 director of Filipino descent. As a result, filmmakers of various levels of experience stepped up to share their artistic voice and storytelling. We are proud to present their efforts to all of you!

Advanced Online Tickets: $10.00 +fees (www.filamcreations2.eventbrite.com)

Tickets At The Door Tickets: $20.00 (cash/paypal/venmo only)

PROGRAM SCHEDULE

7:00pm – 8:00pm | Talent & Press Arrivals for Red Carpet

8:00pm – 9:30pm | Encore Screening of 14 Short FIlms

9:30pm – 10:00pm | Q&A with Filmmakers and Directors

10:00pm – 10:20pm | Awards Presentation

10:20pm – 11:00pm | Networking Mixer

AFTER-PARTY: TBA

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SHORT FILMS LINE-UP & SYNOPSIS

FALL OUT

Directed, produced & written by: Rommel Andaya

USA / 2017 / 7 mins

After an argument in the car, April must find out if her boyfriend, Duane really loves her.

 

LAGIM

Directed & produced by: Craig Obligacion-Wilson

Written by: John Cruz and Mark Dormitoro

USA / 2017 / 7 mins

An abused child is visited by a tormented spirit who possesses her to do the unthinkable.

 

MOVE THAT BODY

Directed by: Rommel Andaya

Produced by: Tony Garbanzos

Written by: Vince Yap

USA / 2017 / 7 mins

A story about male companionship and attachment. Also, there’s a dead body.

 

THE ATOMIC KIDS

Directed, produced & written by: Craig Obligacion-Wilson

USA / 2017 / 7 mins

5 twenty-something take to the railroads to escape to a life of freedom, little did they know it would cost them more than they bargained for.

 

LULLABY

Directed, produced & written by: Dale Fabrigar

USA / 2017 / 5 mins

A young mother receives a mysterious package in the middle of the night. Her curiosity unleashes a chain of events that threaten the life of her baby and changes her life forever.

LIGHT SKINNED

Directed, produced & written by: Owen Alabado

USA / 2017 / 7 mins

What does light skinned Elly do when she is approached by the popular Filipinos to hang out?

 

THE ONES THAT GET AWAY

Directed, produced & written by: Charles Gray

USA / 2017 / 7 mins

Two lovers in a toxic relationship must discover if they are truly meant for each other or just tearing each other apart.

 

RAW ADDICTION

Directed, produced & written by: Al Domino

USA / 2017 / 7 mins

Two girls buys drugs thinking it’s just another regular day with their supplier.

 

UNDERSTANDING COLOR

Directed, produced & written by: Melanie Lim

USA / 2017 / 6 mins

After undergoing reconstructive eye surgery a man enters an unknown world of color.

 

KING EXILE

Directed, produced & written by: Lynn Harrod

USA / 2017 / 5 mins

A play time adventure in a harsh world.

 

ON THE ROAD AGAIN

Directed, produced & written by: Loghan Stong and Andio Manguray

USA / 2017 / 6 mins

A man finds himself looping the same haunted road.

 

WHO TO LOVE

Directed by: Rommel Andaya

Produced & written by: Michael Kuya

USA / 2017 / 7 mins

Out on a date with Adam, Tracy finds faith in love again when he becomes the one.

 

SHATTER

Directed, produced & written by: John Cruz, Mark Dormitorio and Sheila Tejada

USA / 2017 / 3 mins

While on a business trip a woman rents a room, and finds it holds a haunted mirror.

 

THE COCONUT CHICK

Directed by Vince Cruz

Produced & written by: Meriden Villanueva

USA / 2017 / 7 mins

A casually racist white girl learns what it’s like from the other side when she inexplicably changes her ethnicity into a Filipino girl.

 

2017 FILAM CREATIONS 2: A FILMMAKERS MOVEMENT

AWARD NOMINEES

(NAMES LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER)

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BEST SCREENPLAY

Owen Alabado Light Skinned

Dale Fabrigar Lullaby

Mike Kuya Who To Love

Meriden Villanueva The Coconut Chick

Vince Yap Move That Body

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BEST ACTRESS

Aina Dumlao Who To Love

Noreen Lanie Lullaby

Kara Lorenzana Understanding Color

Tessa Sugay Light Skinned

Meriden Villanueva The Coconut Chick

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BEST ACTOR

Albert Kong The Ones That Get Away

Mike Kuya Who To Love

Andio Manguray On The Road Again

Muni Zano Understanding Color

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BEST DIRECTOR

Rommel Andaya Who To Love

Vince Cruz The Coconut Chick

Dale Fabrigar Lullaby

Charles Gray The Ones That Get Away

Melanie Lim Understanding Color

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BEST SHORT FILM

Fall Out

Lullaby

Move That Body

The Ones That Get Away

Understanding Color

Who To Love

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Special Thanks To Our Selection Committee:

Bernard Badion, Feature Filmmaker Leave It To Chance

Dexter Adriano, Editor for Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D

Gerry Maravilla, Head of Crowdfunding at Seed&Spark

Jasmine Nadua Trice, Assistant Professor of Cinema and Media Studies in UCLA’s Dept. of Film, Television and Digital Media

Patrick Epino, Feature Filmmaker Mr. Sadman, Awesome Asian Bad Guys

Quark Henares, Head of Globe Studios in the Philippines

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