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Federico Veiroj (Montevideo, 1976) is graduated in Social Communication Science. He has been producing, writing and directing films since 1996.
He was programmer of Uruguay International Film Festival, organized by Cinemateca Uruguaya. He collaborated with Cinemateca Uruguaya since 2001 and worked for 4 years at Filmoteca Española in Madrid.

Films


2010
LA VIDA ÚTIL (A USEFUL LIFE), Federico Veiroj /
Fiction / 67‘ / Uruguay – Spain, 2010. Premiere at Toronto International Film Festival 2010. Festivals: San Sebastian, Hamburg, Zurich, Valdivia, Warsaw, Pusan, Thessaloniki, La Habana, Rotterdam, Goteborg, Miami, San Francisco, Chicago Latino, Toulouse, Málaga, Cartagena, Ficunam DF, Istambul, Bafici Buenos Aires, Transilvania, Hong Kong, Jerusalem, Sarajevo, Odessa, Viennale, Lima…
Awards: Special Mention at San Sebastian International Film Festival 2010, Special Mention at Warsaw International Film Festival 2010,
Best Director at Valdivia Film Festival 2010, Best Film Award at La Habana Film Festival 2010, FIPRESCI Award at Cartagena de Indias Film Festival 2011, Special Jury Award at Istambul Film Festival 2011, Special Jury Award at FICUNAM DF – Mexico 2011, Best Actor at BAFICI – Buenos Aires 2011, Special Jury Award at Transilvania International Film Festival 2011.
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PRESENT MEMORY, Alejandro Cesarco / Documentary / 5′ / Uruguay – USA, 2010. Exhibition at Tate Modern (London). Production service.

2009
LAS DOS HISTORIAS (THE TWO STORIES), Alejandro Cesarco / Fiction /
8’ / Uruguay – USA, 2009. Production service.

ZEIDE, Alejandro Cesarco / Documentary / 7’ / Uruguay -  USA, 2009. Production service.

2008
ACNÉ (ACNE), Federico Veiroj /
Fiction / 87’ / In coproduction with Control Z Films / Uruguay – Argentina – Spain – Mexico, 2008. Premiered at Cannes Director’s Fortnight 2008 / TVE award at Cine en Construcción at San Sebastian Festival 2007 – Spain / Jury Award at AFI Fstival 2008  – Los Angeles, USA / 3rd Opera Prima Coral at La Habana Film Festival 2008 – Cuba / Best Hispano-American Film Nomination at Goya Awards, Spanish Film Academy, 2009 – Spain /  Best Director at SANFIC – Santiago de Chile Film Festival, 2009 – Chile.
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EVERNESS, Alejandro Cesarco / Fiction / 12’ / Uruguay – USA, 2008. Exhibited at Galería Parásito Inc from Prague. Production service.

2004
BREGMAN, EL SIGUIENTE (AS FOLLOWS), Federico Veiroj /
Fiction / 13’ / Uruguay – Spain, 2004.  Premiered at Toronto International Film Festival 2004 – Canada / Best Shortfilm at Gijon Film Festival 2004 – Spain / Best Spanish Shortfilm at Cinemajove Valencia 2005 – Spain.
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2002
50 AÑOS DE CINEMATECA URUGUAYA (CINEMATECA URUGUAYA’S 50TH ANNIVERSARY), Federico Veiroj /
Documentary / 15’ / Uruguay, 2003. Exhibited at Uruguayan Cinematheque, 2003.
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DESDE MADRID PARA MAMÁ (FROM MADRID TO MUM), Federico Veiroj / Fiction / 5’/ Spain, 2002.
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EL MEJOR (THE BEST), Federico Veiroj / Documentary / 10’ / Spain – Uruguay, 2002.
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2001
DE VUELTA A CASA (BACK HOME), Federico Veiroj /
Fiction / 7’ / Uruguay, 2002. Best experimental Shortfilm at Uruguay International Film Festival, 2002.
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6 DE ENERO (JANUARY, 6th ), Daniel Hendler & Federico Veiroj / Fiction / 10’ / Uruguay, 2000. Premiered at Espacio Uruguay at Uruguay International Film Festival 2001.
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LO QUE DEO MANDA (DEO’S ORDERS), Damien Huyghe & Federico Veiroj / Documentary / 11’ / Spain, 2001. Premiered at Docupolis Barcelona 2002 – Spain.
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2000
DREAMING ABOUT YOU, Federico Veiroj /
Fiction / 6’ / France – Uruguay, 2000. Exhibited at the Video and New Media Bienal of Santiago de Chile, 2001.

1998
TOO MUCH DIVING, Federico Veiroj /
Fiction / 4’ / USA – Uruguay, 1998. Premiered at Sao Paulo Short Film Festival 2000 – Brazil.
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I JUST WANTED TO TASTE A REAL BURGUER, Omer Avarkan & Federico Veiroj / Fiction / 5’ / USA – Uruguay, 1998. Premiered at Espacio Uruguay at Uruguay International Film Festival, 1999.
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LOSING LUCY, Federico Veiroj / Fiction / 2’ / USA – Uruguay, 1998.
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HOOVER 350, Federico Veiroj / Fiction / 1’ /USA – Uruguay, 1998.
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1996
31 DE DICIEMBRE (DECEMBER, 31st ),
Daniel Hendler & Federico Veiroj / Fiction / 8′ / Uruguay, 1996. Premiered at Espacio Uruguay at Uruguay International Film Festival, 1999.
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