Crisanto B. Lim has been writing professionally for more than twenty-three years. He studied Communication Arts at the University of the East in Kalookan. He is currently writing two 40-week/200-episode educational series’ (Math and Filipino Language) for the Department of Education and The Knowledge Channel.
He has written in nearly every genre – variety shows, reality shows, soap operas, action, comedy, and documentaries. He was A co-writer of National Geographic Asia’s “Inside Malacanang”, a documentary on the residence of the country’s most politically powerful family. He deems his work in educational and children’s television as his most fulfilling work. Being a writer and headwriter for shows like Sineskwela, Math-Tinik, Hirayamanawari, Basta Sports, Wansapanataym, and many others allowed him to enjoy and practice his two passions, writing and teaching, at the same time. His episode on Wansapanataym titled “Batang Chalk” (Chalk Boy) won the Prix Jeunesse Grand Jury Prize in 2012.
Beyond his profession, Cris is a husband and father of two teens, a Trekkie, a science buff, and a would-be science fiction and fantasy novelist.