Federico Veiroj was born in Montevideo in 1976. In 2000 he obtained the Degree in Social Communication at the Catholic University in Montevideo, coursing one semester at VCU (Virginia Commonwealth University, USA). He has been directing and producing short-films since 1996. He also worked as an actor in many Uruguayan short-films and as script supervisor in Juan Pablo Rebella and Pablo Stoll’s features 25 Watts and Whisky. Acné is his first feature film.