Jon Asp

Film Critic, Sweden

Jon Asp is a film critic, journalist and author, most recently with “The Dragon and the Demons” (2017) about Göteborg Film Festival during 40 years. He received a Master’s degree in film studies from Stockholm University and Sorbonne III, Paris. He has been an editor of the Ingmar Bergman Foundation in Stockholm and is currently editing the film magazine “Point of View” ( He also writes for Svenska Dagbladet, Aftonbladet and Variety. In 2016 he received “Guldpennan”, a distinction awarded to Swedish film critics. He is also part of the selection committee of the Stockholm International Film Festival.