Alfredo Alcántara (Ponderosa co-founder) is a Mexican cinematographer based in Brooklyn, NY.
His camerawork is featured in the award-winning documentary American Promise (Sundance Film Festival, Jury Award). 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. That same year he co-directed and shot El Porvenir, a short documentary that premiered at SXSW. In 2016, he co-directed Ranchlands, a History Channel digital series about conservation ranching in Colorado.
Alfredo is currently producing documentary content for CNN in New York, where he's created stories surrounding immigration, technology, economic disparity and extinction.