Conventions & Events

Fil-Am Creative Presents a Television Writers Panel In LA


Fil–Am Creative (FAC) will be hosting a television writer’s panel on Saturday December 3, 2016 at the Pilipino Workers Center in Historic Filipinotown, Los Angeles. The featured panelists are Michael Golamco, Rene Gube, and Ray Utarnachitt with Dexter Adriano moderating.

The Fil-Am Creative: Television Writers Panel’s goal is to help Asian-Americans, mainly Filipino Americans, navigate the industry and promote the “story-telling” profession of entertainment, educating about opportunities and struggles behind the camera.


Moderator Dexter Adriano is a veteran TV and film editor and was co-executive producer for the first Filipino American Film, The Debut. He started at Concorde/New Horizons, owned by renowned filmmaker Roger Corman. He worked as an assistant editor on the TV show Clueless and the films Selena and Three Kings. Currently he is an editor for Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

LA-based screenwriter and playwright Michael Golamco wrote for Grimm and developed pilots for NBC, Freeform, and Warner Bros. Television. His plays have been produced internationally and locally, including New York City, Chicago, and Louisville. His latest feature film, Please Stand By, stars Dakota Fanning, Toni Collette, and Alice Eve and is directed by Ben Lewin.

Executive story editor and writer for The CW’s My Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Rene Gube’s first written episode was “My First Thanksgiving” where Josh introduced his entire Filipino Family. Other writing credits include NBC’s Up All Night and TBS’ Ground Floor and Men At Work. As an actor, he has a reccurring role as Father Brah on My Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and roles on the shows The Office, Newsroom and Community. He also performs improv and sketch comedy.

Michigan native Ray Utarnachitt is an executive story editor and writer on DC’s Legends of Tomorrow. He began his college career as a Pre-Med major, eventually graduating with a film degree. Starting with work on commercials, music videos and features, he has now written for shows such as Person of Interest and The Tomorrow People.


FAC is an all-volunteer organization dedicated to the advancement of Filipino-Americans in entertainment and media. They are a group of filmmakers, writers, artists, photographers, actors, musicians, models, comedians, executives, representatives, lawyers, Filipinos and supporters involved in entertainment and media. Their membership is not limited to Filipinos, simply anyone who believes in their mission and supports what they do.

Other events FAC has held include speed networking, Music Showcases, FAC’s Halo-Halo Headshots, and The Hollywood Actors Panel & Networking. They have also held movie festival sponsorships, college panels & workshops, food tours, and any other events that bring together the Filipino artistic and creative community.

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