About

Verónica, in the Ecuadorian Amazon, filming for her documentary "A Wild Idea." | Photo by Michelle Arévalo-Carpenter.

 

Verónica Moscoso is an award-winning filmmaker, author and journalist.

In 2011, Verónica earned a masters degree from the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. Her thesis, A Wild Idea, is a short documentary film screening in more than 30 film festivals around the world and receiving eight awards of merit and distinction. This movie remains as a significant contribution to understanding one of the most dramatic environmental initiatives to date.

She is the published author of two books, Historias con sabor a sueño (Dream Flavored Stories) a short stories’ compilation in 2001; and Los ojos de Carmen (The Eyes of Carmen), a novella in 2005. The latter has been translated to French and English.

Verónica employs a variety of media to craft her compelling fiction and non-fiction stories. She’s the author of various published articles, photographs, multimedia, video and radio pieces, both in English and Spanish.

Born and raised in Ecuador, Verónica left her hometown of Quito to live and travel in the Middle East and in South East Asia. She chronicled her trips through journal essays and photography. At the moment, she is settled in the San Francisco Bay Area together with her husband and daughter.

Veromundo is meant to showcase her most recent work.