Alfonso E Morgan-Terrero

Assistant Arts Professor

Alfonso Morgan - Terrero

Alfonso Morgan-Terrero is a Caribbean-American filmmaker born and raised in The Bronx and Harlem. In 2019 he shot his debut feature length film VERDE, in the Province of Dajabón in Dominican Republic. A crime drama wrapped as an art house film that meditates on grief, faith and salvation, the film won the World Cinema Audience Award at the 51st Nashville Film Festival, screened in competition at the 31st New Orleans Film Festival, the Festival des 3 Continents in Nantes France and the 28th Pan African Film Festival in LA, where it was nominated for Best Debut Feature.

As a 2019-20 Henry Luce Scholar in China, Alfonso served as a writing consultant for Huawei and provided journalistic coverage of 5th Generation Chinese Film Director Tian Zhuangzhuang's latest film 'Cry of the Birds' for American Cinematographer Magazine, where he continues to write articles on Chinese cinema today. After signing with UTA as a Writer/Director in the summer of 2021 he is now developing his next feature film in New York. On the educational front, Alfonso is an Assistant Arts professor at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, where he teaches Undergraduate students in the Department of Film & Television.


Sight & Sound: Filmmaking
Writing the Short Screenplay


BFA: Film & Television, NYU Tisch School of the Arts