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Filam Creative: Voices
44 minutes | Oct 10, 2020
FilAm Creative's: Voices S2: Diane Paragas
Director's note: This ep was filmed/recorded last year.
85 minutes | Sep 19, 2019
VOICES [S. 2 Ep. 3] FilAm Creative Success Stories
FilAm Creative, AKA FAC is not just the acronym that proceeds our Voices podcast, we are an entertainment collective that advocates for the advancement and greater representation of Filipino-Americans and all who are looking for a collaborative space. Ever wonder what to do when you first get to LA? What to do when you decide to enter the entertainment industry? When it's time to follow your dreams to stardom?! Hear the stories FAC members who are writers, directors, actors, cinematographers telling their success stories, and get inspired to start on your own journey.
49 minutes | Sep 5, 2019
FilAm Creative: Voices S2 Ep2: Michele Josue - Emmy Award winning documentary filmmaker
Michele Josue wanted to tell the story of the tragic loss of someone very close to her - Matt Shepard. In 2013 she didn't just re-tell the story of his murder, but told the story of his life, as no one was telling it, from the perspective of those who knew him best. Check out "Matt Shepard Is A Friend Of Mine" and then check out Michele's new documentary on Netflix - Happy Jail!
54 minutes | Jul 19, 2019
FilAm Creative Voices S2 Ep 01: Season 2 Premiere Ep w/ Bagyo! Veteran, Rapper, Vets Advocate and Cancer Survivor!
Bagyo joins Arlyn and Walter and talks about his amazing story of being a US Marine, Rapper, his work with Veterans, and his battle with cancer. An inspirational story you don't want to miss!
43 minutes | Jun 29, 2019
FilAm Creative's: Voices LBCC Expo Special
Hold on to your hats, claws, wands and swords! FAC: Voices is LIVE at the Long Beach Comic Con Expo! Emmy Award winning VFX artist Mark AJ Nazal comes back to chat about being Fil-Ams in comics, TV, and film, along with first time Voices guest, Filmmaker Patricio Genelsa. Join Walter and Arlyn and the LBCC audience while we make our FilAm Voices heard! Bonus: Voices takes questions from the a audience for the first time ever!
45 minutes | Jun 24, 2019
FilAm Creative Voices Ep 22: VOICES SEASON 1 RECAP SPECIAL!
Not your typical Voices episode! Hosts Arlyn Dela Pena and Walter Talens go from interviewers to interviewees! With special guest host, Arnold Basingat, take a look back on season 1, get to know the hosts, and find out what's in store for season 2!
56 minutes | May 21, 2019
FilAm Creative Voices Ep 21: Film, TV, Video Game Music Composer Jonathan Wandag
Last episode of Season 1 of Voices and it's a good one! We sit down with Film, TV, Videogame music composer Jonathan Wandag. Insightful, entertaining, and hilarious, Jonathan explains how he got into composing and more! Thanks to the cast and crew. Walter Talens Arlyn Dela Pena Roni Canieso Wynston Fernando Lance Huerla Rodney Cajudo Arnold Basingat Mark Tecson
20 minutes | Mar 18, 2019
FilAm Creative Voices Ep 20: Special Mini-pod with Justin Foronda, Owner of Hifi Kitchen
A very special interview with HiFi Kitchen's chef/owner Justin Foronda! After filling up on vegan la'ing, Filipino spaghetti, and more...Walter and Arlyn chat with Justin about his road from Bboy, RN, to opening up his own restaurant to help fortify the roots of the community. Become a backer and help HiFi Kitchen reach their goals! Donate today https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/hi...
52 minutes | Mar 13, 2019
FilAm Creative Voices Ep 19: Patrick Epino - Director, Actor, Podcaster, Webmaster
In this latest episode, Arlyn De La Pena and Walter Talens are joined by filmmaker Patrick Epino. Patrick discusses his latest acting role in the independent movie "Bitter Melon", his work as part of National Film Society, and so much more.
38 minutes | Feb 12, 2019
FilAm Creative Voices Ep 18: Gabe De Guzman - Dancer, choreographer, & Mouseketeer for a new generation of FilAms
Today on Voices, if you haven’t heard of him, you’re about to. He’s a dancer, choreographer, actor, and one of the members of the Mickey Mouse Club, currently known as “Club Mickey Mouse” Gabe De Guzman is here talking with Arlyn and Walter about dancing for Bruno Mars & Missy Elliot, choreographing all over the world, and being part of a very talented and very diverse Club Mickey Mouse.
48 minutes | Jan 10, 2019
FilAm Creative Voices Ep 17: Rain Valdez
In this latest episode of Voices, Arlyn and Walter are joined by actress, producer, writer, filmmaker Rain Valdez. Rain talks about how she got her start in Hollywood, the challenges of being a trans actress, and her big break on Amazon Studios Transparent.
52 minutes | Jan 2, 2019
FilAm Creative Voices Ep 16: Filipino AF
Happy New Year! New Year, new eps! This marks our first episode of the final batch of episodes for Season 1. Arlyn and Walter are joined by Joy Regullano, Allyn Pintal, and Erich Tamola the team behind hit comedy Improv and Sketch show Filipino AF. Lots of laughs were had!
44 minutes | Sep 6, 2018
FilAm Creative Voices Ep 15 : Aqui Soriano Versoza, Executive Director Pilipino Workers Center
In this special episode, Arlyn and Walter sit down with the executive director of the Pilipino Workers Center, Aqui Soriano Versoza. The Pilipino Worker’s Center, also known as the PWC, has been an amazing sponsor for Voices and our parent organization, Filam Creative; allowing us a space to shoot this podcast and hold so many of Filam Creative’s events. For this week, we show our thanks, by providing a platform for Aqui to tell her own personal journey as well as PWC’s. It’s an inspiring story and we are so happy to be a part of their mission. Filam Creative and Voices team are so proud of the advocacy that they do for the rights of workers in the community. Learn how Aqui went from being a child actor in "Troop Beverly Hills" to becoming Executive Director of Pilipino Workers Center.
50 minutes | Aug 23, 2018
FilAm Creative Voices Ep 14: Rachel Leyco, Filmmaker, Mental Health Advocate
This week, a different kind of representation, and a champion for mental health de-stigmatization: filmmaker, Youtuber Rachel Leyco joins Voices! Along with hosts Walter and Arlyn, they tackle mental health and its place (or absence) in the Asian American community, and how telling the story through film is the best tool for understanding an the age old universal issues.
57 minutes | Aug 10, 2018
FilAm Creative Voices Ep 13: Ralph Degala, Masterchef Season 9 Contestant
This week, Voice’s Hosts Arlyn and Walter sit down with accountant turned Masterchef season 9 contestant Ralph Xavier Degala! This self-proclaimed Houston “Trillipino” talks with us about his place in the Filipino food movement, Youtube controversies, and family sacrifice. Grab a San Miguel beer and some pulutan (bar snacks), to curb your inevitable cravings— this episode is heavy on food talk.
55 minutes | Aug 2, 2018
FilAm Creative Voices Ep 12: Mark Nazal, Emmy Award Winning VFX Artist
Emmy-winning VFX artist Mark Nazal gets nostalgic with hosts Walter and Arlyn on this week’s episode of FAC: “Voices”. From animating fireballs in his childhood bedroom, watching obscure Filipino films that only Arlyn has heard about, to leading award-winning VFX teams; Mark talks teamwork, growing up in three different countries, and how you watch more VFX than you realize.
54 minutes | Jul 13, 2018
FilAm Creative Voices Ep 11: Tim Cruz, Director
Tim Cruz joins FAC voices to talk about his start in the film business. From his early days doing wedding videos to make ends meet, To directing feature films. Tim Cruz opens up about dealing with personal tragedies and starting over. Join us for an inspiring, informative and entertaining talk!
57 minutes | Jun 23, 2018
FilAm Creative Voices Ep10: Mia Cortez, owner Studio In The Sky Productions
From MTV dancer, to producer, to badass female entrepreneur , and mover and shaker in Hollywood, Mia Cortez knows what she wants and knows how to get it done. Walter and Arlyn sit down with Mia and they have a fun time discussing Mia's journey, advice on how to get things done, and how she manages her personal and professional life.
67 minutes | Jun 15, 2018
FilAm Creative Voices Ep9: JR De Guzman. Comic, Actor, Musician
Comedian JR De Guzman, joins Walter and Arlyn to talk about how he got his start, his road from NBC to Netflix, how he handles hecklers, his ambition to be a Filipino Childish Gambino, and how the phrase "What's your 5 year plan?" helped him with the ladies.
52 minutes | May 31, 2018
FilAm Creative Voices Ep8: Aina Dumlao. Director, Actress, "Diwa" , "Ballers", "MacGyver"
In our latest pod, Walter and Arlyn are joined by director, actress, filmmaker, Aina Dumlao. She talks about her independent film "Diwa", her roles on shows like MacGyver, Ballers, and how she's using art to tell important stories about societal issues affecting people today.
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