Jason Tan Liwag

@jaseybel

About Jason Tan Liwag

Jason Tan Liwag is an openly gay scientist, actor, and writer.

As a film critic, he is an alumnus of the IFFR Young Critics Programme 2021, the FEFF Film Campus 2021, the Yamagata Film Criticism Workshop 2021, and the CINELAB Workshop 2020 and has served as a jury member for film festivals locally and internationally. He is also the president of the young critics collective Cine Crítico Filipino and an alumnus of the Ricky Lee Screenwriting Workshop.

He is a contributor for CNN Philippines Life, Rappler, and MUBI Notebook, among others publications. Apart from writing about film and TV, he also covers science, culture, and LGBTQ+ issues. In 2020, he was declared one of Attitude Magazine’s 101 LGBTQ Trailblazers Changing the World Today for his work in Queer Scientists PH — a visibility campaign telling the stories of queer STEM workers globally.

For more of his work, visit his portfolio and his website.