Jasper Tonnon

Film Critic, The Netherlands

Jasper Tonnon is an actor turned film journalist turned film critic based in Amsterdam. He has been working as a film journalist for over 10 years. He started out as an intern at VPRO Cinema and thereafter continued to work within the VPRO, keeping close ties with VPRO Cinema. After a couple of years, he began working as a film programmer for the NTR, programming movie nights on one of their channels. He also became head programmer for the Scenecs International Film Festival in Amersfoort and Hilversum. Three years later, he worked as an internal critic for Netflix for another three years. Then he returned to journalism and became the host of the VPRO Cinema Podcast. He is now a freelance journalist, touring festivals, and co-host of the oldest film podcast in The Netherlands, MovieInsiders. Jasper is a true film lover and spends most of his time in cinemas in Amsterdam or at festivals having drinks with colleagues.