Alfredo Alcántara (Ponderosa co-founder) is a Mexican cinematographer and documentary filmmaker based in Brooklyn, NY.

His camerawork is featured in the award-winning documentary American Promise (Sundance Film Festival, Jury Award 2013). In 2012 he shot thirteen episodes of The Unexplained, an A+E Television Series produced by Doug Liman. The following year, he shot ten episodes of American Freedom Stories, a BIO Channel miniseries outlining the Civil Rights Movement in Alabama.

His short documentary Duke and the Buffalo was a finalist for best documentary at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2014. He recently finished shooting and directing an upcoming History Channel digital series about conservation ranching in Colorado, set to air in March of 2015.