As we ease out of the lockdown and return to some semblance of normal life, for some (me included!) we're still processing the carnage that's been COVID-19. This virus devastated the Black and Asian communities and left many of us feeling vulnerable and suffering...
Veronica started her career as a writer. She has been shortlisted for the Disney ABC Writing Fellowship Program, and was a quarter-finalist for the Nicholls Fellowship. After completing the Producers Certificate at UCLA, Veronica co-produced ‘THE LAST SUPPER’ (2011). She set up Reel Brit Productions producing shorts FINDING HOME (2014) and feature documentary ‘UNDER YOUR NOSE’ (2017) described as a ‘seminal work’ by the Black Cultural Archives. Feature ‘NINE NIGHTS‘ starring T’Nia Miller and Jo Martin won the Pan African Film Festival Narrative Feature Director Award 2019, and is on Amazon and Apple TV.
Veronica was a grant recipient from the National Heritage Lottery Fund (2018) to work on a BAME LGBTQ+ history project, Haringey Vanguard. Veronica recently returned from Nigeria as part of the UK’s DIT Trade Mission to meet fellow filmmakers, and is attending Cannes as part of ImPACT 2022.
REP – vhassociates.co.uk/writer/veronica-mckenzie/
IMDB – imdb.com/name/nm3587238/