Jason Karman is a writer-director based in Vancouver, Canada. His immigrant background, along with the experience of coming out, has influenced Jason’s perception of the world. Jason’s documentary short, State of Yo, was the National Portrait Winner at Montreal’s Cine-Asie National Portrait contest in 2009. His drama, I’m in the Mood for Love won the Gerry Brunet Memorial Award at the 2011 Vancouver Queer Film Festival. Previous notable films also include Fortune Cooking (2009), and Kimchi Fried Dumplings (2013).