"The Monsters Without," An Official Selection at Macabro Film Festival in Mexico City (August 26-28)
Our new film, "The Monsters Without" written and directed by Randal Kamradt, and starring Jessica Neistadt, Jake Macapagal, Christina Jun, Dana Jamison and April Rose Estoy have been accepted into the Macabro Film Festival in Mexico City, a very prestigious genre film festival. Our screening will be on the weekend of August 26-28, in the Science Fiction, Dark Fantasy & Thriller competition! Check out this awesome promo!
Watch the Easter Sunday trailer reactions from our special guest panelists - Easter Sunday cast member Melody Butiu (who plays Tita Yvonne in the film), Martha Millan (The Cleaning Lady) and Carolyn Fe (Blue's Clues & You!, Abroad Comedy) from my recent 9th Filipino Hollywood Actors Panel in June 2022.
"The Monsters Without," An Official Selection at The International Vampire Film & Arts Festival in Cardiff, Wales (June 22 - 24)
Randal Kamradt's"The Monsters Without" will be competing at the 6th International Vampire Film & Arts Festival (VampFest). The film festival takes place from Wednesday, June 22 to Friday, June 24 in Cardiff, Wales.
It is nominated for a 2022 Golden Stake Award for Best Feature Film. "The Monsters Without" will screen on Friday, June 24 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at the Chapter. Followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers.
The Golden Stake Awards will take place later that night at 7:40pm, also at the Chapter. Presented by Kim Newman.
Filipino American Chamber of Commerce of Hollywood presents the 9th Filipino Hollywood Actors Panel, virtually.
RSVP HERE - https://www.facebook.com/events/3201508483439870/
A panel discussion and networking event featuring our special guest industry panelists who represent the craft of acting across the board while shining a spotlight on Filipino talent in Hollywood today.
Hear our panelists discuss about their explorations of the process and profession of acting; their reflections on personal experiences and artistic influences that informed and shaped their careers; their discussions of past and current projects and share valuable insights into the craft and the industry.
Get a chance to ask our panelists questions, learn about open opportunities, and build your network.
2021 INDUSTRY GUEST PANELISTS INCLUDE:
- MELODY BUTIU will play Tita Yvonne in the upcoming film, "Easter Sunday," starring Jo Koy, in theaters starting August 5th.
She has appeared in plays and musicals across the country, including on Broadway in Doctor Zhivago and Off-Broadway in David Byrne’s Here Lies Love at The Public Theater (Lucille Lortel Award nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Musical). Regional theatre appearances include: Theatre Under the Stars, Geva Theatre Center, Arena Stage, The REV Theatre Company, Denver Center for Performing Arts, South Coast Repertory, Wallis Annenberg Center, Huntington Theatre, Geffen Playhouse, A.C.T. (San Francisco), Seattle Rep, Getty Villa, San Diego Rep, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Kirk Douglas Theatre, East West Players, Gate Theater (Thailand), Singapore Rep, Playwrights Arena, Perseverance Theatre, and La Jolla Playhouse.
Melody’s other TV/Film credits include "Call Me Kat," "Mom," "This Is Us," "The Kominsky Method," "NCIS:LA," "Kingdom," "Rizzoli & Isles," "Major Crimes," "Gotham," "NCIS," "True Blood," "Swearing," "The Patients," and "Untold: This is My Story."
- CAROLYN FE is a late-blooming Filipina-Canadian, award winning tri-lingual Actress (English/French/Tagalog), an award winning Singer-Songwriter-Lyricist and a former contemporary Dancer-Choreographer.
At an age when her peers have long established themselves or are thinking of retiring, Carolyn’s continuous pursuit of artistic evolution adds new instruments to her creative portfolio as a Writer and Playwright. She is currently in two residencies developing plays; one about reincarnation and another one based on a horror short story she wrote.
Some TV/streaming credits include Lola (Grandma) in the Nickelodeon children’s show “Blue’s Clues & You!” and Madame Z in the award winning French series “Meilleur Avant”. Some Theatre credits include: Calpurnia (Nightwood/Sulong), Hilot Means Healer (Cahoots), Through the Bamboo (Uwi Collective), and Three Women of Swatow (Tarragon).
- MARTHA MILLAN is an Australian Filipino raised in Sydney. She was recently seen in the feature film "The Drummer'', with Danny Glover, and prior to that, on the network anthology series "Two Sentence Horror Stories" and the premium cable series "Succession."
Enthralled after doing her first play in high school, Millan studied at The University of Sydney and then New York City, where she graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.
She made her daytime television debut on the soap opera "As The World Turns." She was also seen on "Strong Medicine and in a memorable role on "Third Watch." Additional TV credits include "Madam Secretary," "The OA," "Entourage," and "S.I.S.," as well as the "Law & Order franchise, including "Law & Order: Criminal Intent," "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" and "Law & Order."
On film, she appeared in "My Dead Boyfriend," opposite Heather Graham. Other film credits include "The Great New Wonderful," opposite Maggie Gyllenhaal and Jim Parsons, and "Falling For Grace."
While appearing in many national and international commercials, Millan also has modeled extensively throughout the United States and the world as one of the worldwide faces of Clairol Natural Instincts and the face of Nooch, a restaurant in New York City.
- EDWARD J. MALLILLIN (moderator) is a professional storyteller and educational advocate. He is the writer/director of the acclaimed feature film "Brown Soup Thing," as well as producer & host for the web series "Flipped Switch" and series/podcast 'Rise & Shine.' He is an active member in the Education and Asian-American communities, serving on the Board of Directors for FilAm Creative, an organization he co-founded, as well working with schools in the improvement and implementation of STEM-related curriculum for students in underserved communities, and creating content through his blog. His next project, "Rumor on the Playground," is an in-depth comedic look at what's wrong with schools.
DATE / TIME / LOCATION:
Saturday, June 11, 2022
From 2:00pm to 4:00pm (PDT)
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The Filipino American Chamber of Commerce of Hollywood's (FACCHO) mission is to unite and empower creative Filipino American professionals and businesses in the Entertainment Industry towards mainstream influence and exposure. Their vision is to bridge professional careers and businesses through facilitating networks and resources, opening opportunities, and promoting collaborations. All this within our Core Values: Engagement, Inclusion, Integrity, Professionalism and Transparency.
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You're invited to Filipinx Actors Barakda (FAB) presents PINOY JOY this Sunday, June 5 at 7:00pm (PDT)/10:00pm (EDT) at Nerds Rule The World's official YouTube channel at tinyurl.com/PinoyJoy
The show is free, but it is highly encouraged you attending to donate to Filexcellence.
Filexcellence is FAB's supporting organization whose mission is to "support, empower, and elevate by providing high-quality resources to our community in a safe and secure environment. Our success isn’t measured in terms of wealth or profit margin, but by the value we provide to those we serve." They also do fantastic work to contextualize Philippine and FilAm history and immediate responses to events happening in real time and how they might affect Filipinos here and in the homeland. Donations would help support their overhead costs as a new nonprofit as well as support their efforts to build out a global network of Mental Health resources for Filipinos around the world. Here's the link to donate: https://www.filexcellence.com/donate
Our new feature film, "The Monsters Without" makes its fourth film festival appearance (and first film festival appearance for 2022) at the XVIII Fantaspoa in Brazil - representing the Philippines.
Watch this awesome film festival trailer!
The 18th Fantaspoa will take place, in a hybrid form (with in-person sessions and part of the online programming) between April 15th and May 1st.
“The Monsters Without” (“Monstros e Humanos”) will screen at 8:00pm (20:00) at Cinemateca Capitolio with a Q&A session from Director Randal Kamradt, Producer Malou Felecia Kamradt and Executive Producer Randy Kamradt Sr.
"The Monsters Without," An Official Selection at 1st Annual Santa Clarita International Film Festival; Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021
Our fantasy adventure, " The Monsters Without" makes its third film festival appearance at the 1st Annual Santa Clarita International Film Festival! Join us this Saturday, December 11th at 12 Noon to watch the film.
Grab your tickets now at - https://sciff.ticketspice.com/sciff-ticket-passes-all?r=EDWIN1639
Once on the page, it doesn't let you choose the film, you have to choose the theater and screening time, which is as follows:
Date: Saturday, December 11th
Choose a Theater: Regal Theaters #2
See you there!
"The Monsters Without" Premieres at 18th Annual Another Hole In The Head Film Festival; In Person & Online, December 1-15
Our new film, "The Monsters Without" will screen next at the 18th Annual Another Hole in the Head Film Festival, and we are up for an Audience Award.
You can watch in person on Saturday, December 11th at 9:00pm (PST) at the New People Cinema in San Francisco, and virtually worldwide (December 1-15).
From December 1st to 15th | $10 a pass
Saturday, December 11th, 9:00 pm
New People Cinema
1746 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94115
$15 a ticket | Proof of vaccination REQUIRED
Learn about NFTs with Edwin's special guests: Carmen Villadar (a.k.a. @digitalfemme), Mike Damazo (a.k.a. @mikedamazo / Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT) and Craig Obligacion Wilson (a.k.a. TheDerbiedOne / Crypto Pill NFT of The Derby Collection).
Tune in to his Twitch channel: https://www.twitch.tv/edwinasantos LIVE on Saturday, October 23, 2021 from 2:30pm to 4:30pm (PDT).
Thanks to filmmaker Ashleigh Coffelt for inviting Filipino creators on or off Twitch to participate in October 2021's Filipino American History Month collection of livestream panels.