Viviana is from Barranquilla, Colombia. She studied Social Communication and Journalism, and then received a Master’s in Creative Writing from Universidad Nacional de Colombia. She has taught writing in the Plastic Arts program at the Universidad del Atlántico and has worked in different fields of filmmaking. She was the cinematographer of the short film Valeria is dirty (2004), setting, scenographer and make-up artist of the feature film Wounds (2008), director and screenwriter of the short film Make-up for blind (2009), field producer and assistant director of two seasons of the T.V series Travelling (2013-2014), a weekly magazine specialized in Colombia and Latin America’s film production. In 2014, Viviana also worked on the distribution of the feature films Chasing Fireflies (2013) and Pink Noise (2014), and collaborated with the production of the feature film documentary Chasing after the wind (2014).

AWARDS

Make-up for blind (National Award for Short Fiction Films from Bogota Mayor's Office, Fiction-Video Creation Grant from Barranquilla Mayor's Office)

Winner UNESCO-Aschberg Bursary for Artists 2011, France

Winner Fulbright-Mincultura Scholarship 2014