Arriving in New York in 2007, Antonio's original goal was to work in architecture.
He soon landed a job at a NY architectural firm, where he worked on several high profile projects.
Not content with architecture, he decided to learn filmmaking, enrolling at the New York Film Academy.
His first film Socks and Cakes, went on to win a Golden Ace Award at the 2010 Las Vegas Film Festival.
His next film Perry St. starring Catherine Mary Stewart(The Last Starfighter, The Night of the Comet, Weekend at Bernie's and many others) has been accepted by fifteen film festivals across the US, earning four awards, and one honorable mention.
Perry St. screened in New York City International Film Festival in August 2011