Veronica Medina-Matzner was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil where she completed an undergraduate degree in Film and Video and a graduate degree in Cultural Journalism. She moved to the US to pursue her career in film and has worked in several media projects in Washington DC and in New York City, where she also earned her Masters degree in Media Studies and Documentary. Veronica has worked with an extensive list of artists and internationally renowned companies and organizations such as Film Movement, Ashoka Youth Venture, and Barefoot Workshops. Her last credit is as an associate producer and editor of the documentary film “More Than a Roof,” about the first official visit of a United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing to the United States, which is now premiering in film festivals worldwide. She currently lives in upstate New York with her husband and 2 dogs, while preparing to move to Paris this Fall.