JT Trinidad is a filmmaker-journalist born and raised in Pandacan, Manila. Their short ‘as if nothing happened’ competed at the London Short Film Festival 2022 and was included in CNN Life Philippines’ list of Best Filipino Films of 2020. They were an alumnus of Ricky Lee’s Screenwriting Workshop, Mowelfund Film Institute, and international nomadic film school Film Futura. They have won Bronze and Honorable Mention at the UP Photo Awards 2022. They used to contribute photographs for the Philippine Collegian.