January 19, 2015

After producing the feature documentary, Gwapa (Beautiful), we became enchanted with the spirit of Pitogo Island, a tiny remote island off the coast of Bohol, and created lasting friendships with the families there. Pitogo Island is very remote and getting necessary su...

May 15, 2014

It's been a long and crazy ride since we first started production back in 2011. There were a lot of bumps and bruises along the way, but they were all worth it! It takes serious dedication to finish a no budget film like this, one where everyone has so kindly donated t...

April 3, 2014

There's just no way to explain the amount of joy this photo brings us. Even after one of the worst typhoons in Filipino history, the Bulabos family is safe, healthy, and still smiling. And fortunately, all the kids have healed well from their surgeries. They truly are...

March 20, 2014

UPDATE! The relief boxes for our Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda drive made it to Pitogo Island safe and sound! Big thanks to Charina Torregosa-asunto, pictured here with Violetta and Teodoro Bulabos, for her instrumental role in the success of this delivery. We could've have d...

February 25, 2014

Big thanks to Tia Carrere and her lovely daughter, Bianca, for an incredible voice over session at Igloo music Studios! Tia is truly an awesome person. Her amazing voice will help the film reach more audiences and have a much larger impact.

Shout out to the...

February 10, 2014

Big news! The incredible Tia Carrere is joining Gwapa Film as our narrator and we're SO excited to finally talk about it! From Filipino-Hawaiian roots, the talented actress and grammy award-winning musician dedicates much of her time to helping others in need. We're th...

February 2, 2014

Take a stand with us! We're looking for organizations and companies that want to become a Proud Supporter of Gwapa Film! We're not looking for money, just an informal agreement to show that your brand cares. Let's make a difference together! Interested? Leave a reply o...

December 12, 2013

Big thanks to all the many people who helped make our typhoon relief drive a success! Because of you, there are 3 more boxes on their way to Pitogo Island. A total of 6 boxes containing relief items will reach the area in January. Shout out to The HUB LA, Angel City Br...

December 6, 2013

This our first photo update in 2 years from the family featured in Gwapa Film! Big thanks to Fernando Estavilla for sending us this current photo of the incredible Bulabos family on Pitogo Island. Post typhoon and all smiles. We're thrilled to know that they're all oka...

December 5, 2013

The bins are filling up and we couldn't be more thankful to all our donors. Shout to our friend, Hannah Levin, for donating and for sending this awesome photo update! Are you still planning to support our relief drive for typhoon survivors? Today is YOUR LAST CHANCE! D...

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