Afonso Fontão
[audiovisual producer]

Afonso Fontão
[audiovisual producer]

Born in 1979 in Fundão. He studied in Faculdade de Belas Artes de Lisboa and, ever since, started to dedicate himself to artistic projects in video and multimedia. He directed a number of short films and crossed cinematographic language with theatre projects, in his collaboration with Companhia Cães à Solta in the performances O Alienista and About:Blank. In 2009, he began his studies in the Communication Design and Audiovisual Production course (Escola Superior de Artes Aplicadas de Castelo Branco) and founded the STAR productions and, later, ST ARTE, where he directs independent cinema projects and produces cinema festivals.
Since 2014 he has been a City Producer in the 48 Hour Film Project and was a part of the jury in the Planos festival in Tomar and in the Gardunha Fest in Fundão.
At TERCEIRA PESSOA he was responsible for the video in the KURT COBAIN, HEY YOU and REGISTRATION projects. He directed the documentary Kurt Cobain: Work in Progress.