Veronica started writing professionally at age 22 as a film critic and arts reviewer for media outlets including IF Magazine, Cinema Papers, Ninemsn, Reel Time, Arielview and Rotterdam IF. She embarked on a script development career in 2002, as the project analyst for Icon Films in Australia. She is currently Head of Creative at Madman Production Company, where she oversees a slate of feature film, documentary and television projects. Before Madman, Veronica was the Creative Director at Screen Australia, starting out as a development executive and ultimately managing the development unit’s funding decisions, feature slate, guidelines, staff and policy. She has assessed and worked on thousands of screenplays, and a diverse range of acclaimed and commercially successful Australian feature films including Lion, The Daughter, Holding the Man, The Dressmaker, Tracks, Downriver, Red Dog, Animal Kingdom, The Babadook and The Black Balloon.
Veronica’s stage plays 360 Positions In A One Night Stand, Close to Home and All This Beautiful Life were produced for Sydney Festival, Griffin Theatre Company, and The Production Company New York. Her short fiction has been published in various literary journals. Veronica’s feature film Fox and Faun is being produced by This Is England‘s Bekk Wray-Rogers in the UK, and in 2016 she co-wrote the Florian Habicht feature documentary Spookers. She is currently in development as series creator and writer of Madman’s high-end television dramas Deep Field and Sixteen, supported by Screen Australia and international investment partners.