Federico Veiroj

Film Director, Uruguay

Federico Veiroj (Montevideo, 1976) has been producing and directing shorts since 1996. In 2008, he co-produced and directed his first feature, “Acné”, premiered in the Directors’ Fortnight at Cannes and winner, among others, of the Films in Progress TVE Award at San Sebastian Festival in 2007. It was also part of the Horizontes Latinos section at San Sebastian 2008 and was nominated for the Goya Awards as Best Foreign Film in the Spanish Language in 2009. “La vida útil”, his second feature, won the Films in Progress Industry Award at San Sebastian 2009. (San Sebastian Film Festival 2015, Catalogue)