henry dacosta - nyf
Henry DaCosta is an Indian and Polish director based in NYC. Henry is the first professionally working artist in his family's long history of math and science nerds. His unusual cultural background allowed him to travel extensively throughout his life, which is a big inspiration for his own work. Henry’s career started by filming concerts and branded documentaries for musicians. This allowed him to work with some of today’s biggest artists such as: A$AP Rocky, YG, Billie Eilish, Vince Staples, Louis the Child, JPEGMAFIA, Goldlink and many more. Henry’s transition into the commercial world led him to work with companies such as: CANON USA, AWGE, DAZED, Samsung, Ksubi, Puma, KidSuper, 88rising, Overthrow Boxing, Scientific American, Def Jam, and more. Henry was recently awarded a Gold Cube at the ADC Young One’s awards and was shortlisted for the Young Director Awards for his film ‘Halley’s Comet’. Henry’s training as a cinematographer, background in VFX and CG, topped with his dedication to tell stories that matter, constantly pushes his films to new and exciting places.