Award-winning filmmaker Afonso J Henrique resides in New York City where he follows his true calling in life as a screenwriter and director. Afonso is a military veteran who served our country for twelve years in the United States Navy. He has an A.A. in Writing and Literature from the Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC) and is graduating with a B.A. in Screenwriting and Film Studies from Brooklyn College, Fall 2018.
Afonso is an alumnus of the Time Warner Screenwriting Fellowship with BMCC, a member of the International Screenwriters Association (ISA,) Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP,) and Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCWBI). He is also a juror for the New York International Screenplay Association (NYISA) and a Screenwriting Instructor, and Story Engineer.