Antonio Campos is a native New Yorker. He has directed more than 20 short films and documentaries. Aged 21, his short film buy it now had its world premiere at the 2005 Cannes Film Festival Cinéfondation, where it won First Prize. Campos was accepted into the Cannes Residence Program a year later where he wrote the script for AFTERSCHOOL. In between completing the Residence and the production of AFTERSCHOOL, Campos appeared at the Cannes Film Festival in 2007 with his short film THE LAST 15, two American shorts in competition that year. A student at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in the film studies department, Campos recently formed the production company Borderline Films with his NYU classmates Josh Mond and Sean Durkin. AFTERSCHOOL is his feature film debut.