Alfonso is an independent filmmaker. He self-shoots and post-produces most of his own documentaries and works collaboratively on fiction films. Born in Caracas, Venezuela, Alfonso has a degree in Media Studies. He began working as a TV reporter for a local television station, before becoming a producer. His determination and knowledge led to him producing programs for national television including pre-recorded short documentaries and live broadcasting in Venezuela and abroad.
After several years working in television, Alfonso saw filmmaking as the natural next step in his career. He enrolled at the LFS in 2011 and obtained a post-graduate diploma. He’s passionate about films and is a creative and disciplined professional.
Now based in London, Alfonso is still building on his experience self-shooting his own documentaries. He also continues collaborating on short films. Alfonso sees digital cinema and new video technologies as a powerful tool for the further democratization of filmmaking.
East & West, CINEMATOGRAPHER/EDITOR, Canon Cinema EOS C300 PL/FCPX, 10m, Ambassadors Theatre Group
Miranda House Renovation, WRITER/DIRECTOR/PRODUCER/CAMERA OPERATOR/EDITOR, Canon XF305/FCPX, 24m, Telesur (Latin America News Channel)
Exodus, CAMERA OPERATOR/SOUND DESIGNER, Canon Cinema EOS C300 EF/FCPX, 13m, LFS
Violent Delights, EDITOR (Re-edition), Canon Cinema EOS C300 EF/FCPX, 20m, Ambassadors Theatre Group
The Southern Border of Europe, WRITER/DIRECTOR/PRODUCER/CAMERA OPERATOR/EDITOR, Canon XF305/FPCX, 27m, Telesur (Latin America News Channel)
The Other Side of London, PRODUCER/REPORTER/CAMERA OPERATOR/EDITOR, Canon XF305/FCPX, 40m, Telesur (Latin America News Channel)
Thula, EDITOR/SOUND DESIGNER/SOUND RECORDIST/PRODUCTION DESIGNER, Nagra-V/Avid 6, 12m, LFS
Half Dog, CINEMATOGRAPHER/CAMERA OPERATOR, Sony PMW-EX1, 12m, LFS
Democracy in Russia, WRITER/DIRECTOR/PRODUCER/CAMERA OPERATOR/EDITOR, Canon XF305/FCPX, 25m, Telesur (Latin America News Channel)
London In Flames, WRITER/DIRECTOR/PRODUCER/CAMERA OPERATOR/EDITOR, Canon XF305/FCPX, 25m, Telesur (Latin America News Channel)
Dragonfly, WRITER/DIRECTOR/EDITOR/SOUND DESIGNER/FOLEY, Aaton16mm/Edited Avid 5, 3m30s, LFS
On the Edge of Happiness, CAMERA OPERATOR, Aaton16mm, 3m, LFS
Instead, CINEMATOGRAPHER, Aaton16mm, 3m, LFS