Talent Guide

Alfonso Johnson

  • Discipline:Director, Writer
  • Program Year:Fast Track 2020, Screenwriting Lab 2021


Alfonso Johnson (Queens, NY) won top honors at the 2018 American Black Film Festival, winning the HBO award for Best Short Film for Moths and Butterflies. Alfonso has written content for BET+, WarnerMedia and Viacom. Alfonso is an alumni of the 2020 HBO Directors Access Program. He’s currently in post-production for his latest short film, Something in the Trees, that examines the life and nefarious circumstances surrounding the death of Dominique Alexander, produced by WarnerMedia150 and Alfonso’s production company, 919 FilmWorks.

Current Project

(The Legend of) Man-Child Kenny


Struggling comedian Kenny Reeds’ controversial set goes viral, thrusting him into fame, creating a media frenzy that threatens his sobriety.