"Lolo Pepe," "What You Don't Say" & "Uncle Eddy" Premiere at the 33rd Annual Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, Wednesday, May, 3, 2017 at ArtShare LA
LOLO PEPE - (Edwin in the Principal Role as "Tito Rey")
A Filipino Crime lord looks back on his life, and how witnessing his uncle get murdered his first week in the states leads him down a lifelong path of revenge. - http://festival.vconline.org/2017/films/lolo-pepe/
Producers: Craig Obligacion-Wilson, Anthony Stoppiello
Director: Craig Obligacion-Wilson
Writer: Craig Obligacion-Wilson
Cast: Abe Pagtama, Virgil Mayor Apostol, Jaime Barcelon, Jay Costelo, Junot Lee, Kathleen Macafe Neubauer, Che Landon, Edwin Santos
WHAT YOU DON'T SAY - (Edwin in the Supporting Role as "Edmond")
Ted, Danilo and Shelly are talking about Erin, the birthday girl and her party. Ted is using this oppurtunity to express his love to her but Kane, another guy who is interested is in the way and on top of that, Ted is struggling to overcome his social anxiety. During the party, someone from the past gives Ted some sound advice. http://festival.vconline.org/2017/films/what-you-dont-say/
Producer: Jason Hwang
Director: Rommel Andaya
Writers: Rommel Andaya, Bernard Badion
Assistant Director: Andrew Yi
Cinematographer: Alan Chung
Camera Operator: Homer Dulu
Sound Editor, Mixer: Diana Cha
Cast: Carlin James, Mari Lauren, Dante Basco, Erica Juliet, Michael Kuya, Joy Regullano, Sheila Tejada, Junot Lee, Jack Hernandez, Edwin Santos, Dante Swain, Lianne Lin, Melanie Padernal, Jay Lee
UNCLE EDDY - (Edwin in a Cameo as "Relative")
When slacker Veronica forgets to bring her Uncle Eddy to an appointment, her Type A sister Jessica makes sure she doesn’t forget her shortcomings. Will the two ever be able to put their differences aside? http://festival.vconline.org/2017/films/uncle-eddy/
Executive Producers: Jack Hernandez, Danice Cabanela
Director: Rommel Andaya
Writer: Jack Hernandez
Story Editor: Danice Cabanela
Cinematographer: Homer Dulu
Sound: James Yochim
Music Composer: Joy Ngiaw
Editor: Homer Dulu
Cast : Jack Hernandez, Danice Cabanela
FILAM CREATIONS: A FILMMAKER MOVEMENT
6:00pm, Wednesday, May 3 at ArtShare LA.
In an effort to inspire, motivate and mobilize the Filipino-American and Filipino filmmaking community, Visual Communications challenged FilAm Creations to create short films to premiere at The Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2017. As a result, filmmakers of various levels of experience stepped up to share their artistic voice and storytelling. LAAPFF 2017 is proud to present their efforts to all of you! SOLD OUT IN 1 HOUR SO, A RUSH LINE ONLY WILL OPEN AN HOUR BEFORE - http://festival.vconline.org/2017/shorts-programs/filam-creative-shorts/
Written (with Bernard Badion) and directed by Rommel Andaya -- Carlin James, Mari Lauren, Dante Basco, Erica Juliet, Michael Kuya, Joy Regullano, Sheila Tejada, Junot Lee, Jack Hernandez, Dante Swain, Melanie Padernal, Lianne Lin and I are in the new film, WHAT YOU DON'T SAY.
The film is set to premiere at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival on Wednesday, May 3rd at 6pm at the Art Share-LA.
Tickets on sale now: http://festival.vconline.org/2017/films/what-you-dont-say/
Watch the new trailer below (I'm in it):
While "Lolo Pepe" was set in a dramatic atmosphere, "What You Don't Say" was just the opposite.
I had an awesome time working with friends on the new film, WHAT YOU DON'T SAY cleverly coming-of-age romcom written (with Bernard Badion) and directed by Rommel Andaya along with a cast of current and upcoming Filipino & Asian American talent today: Carlin James, Mari Lauren, Dante Basco, Erica Juliet, Michael Kuya, Joy Regullano, Sheila Tejada, Junot Lee and Jack Hernandez. The film is set to premiere at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival on Wednesday, May 3rd at 6pm at the Art Share-LA.
http://festival.vconline.org/2017/films/what-you-dont-say/ . Ticket sales were sold out in one hour. A second screening date TBA.