Talent Guide

Alfonso Morgan-Terrero

  • Discipline:Director
  • Program Year:Episodic Directing Intensive 2024


Alfonso Morgan-Terrero is a filmmaker born in the Bronx and raised in Harlem to parents from Jamaica and Dominican Republic. He is a Professor in the Department of Film & Television at NYU. His debut feature Verde (2020) was the first film ever shot in the border province of Dajabón in Dominican Republic. As a 2019 Henry Luce Foundation Fellow, he provided journalistic coverage of China’s film industry for American Cinematographer magazine. He is currently adapting the nonfiction memoir A Breed Apart for Kevin Hart’s Hart Beat Productions and his short film Grown is screening in competition at LALIFF in June.