Filmmaker Spotlight: Veronica Verkley

Veronica Verkley (she/her) is a sculptor and mediaartist based near Dawson City, Yukon, on the traditional territory of the Trondëk Hwëchin, who recently stepped down as faculty at Yukon SOVA to return to her practice in her bush cabin.

Ethereal, organic, and focused on animal forms, Veronica’s work shifts regularly between installation, animation, & kinetics. Parallel to her practice, Veronica has collaborated extensively in film, theatre and dance, with a focus on puppeteering & animatronics.

Still from Drift / La Derive

Drift / La Derive

A humble character, adrift in the little boat, endlessly dreams their surroundings to life.

Still from Field Notes

Field Notes

Three years’ worth of daily video clips compressed into three minutes; looking south from a cabin.

Still from Gold River

Gold River

A rapid fire mash-up of the sights and sounds of the mythical and literal landscapes of Dawson City, Yukon.

Still from Lapse


A jumble of dusty objects coalesce to cast a collective shadow - but it jumps to its own conclusions.

Funding for Available Light on Demand provided by

Canada Council for the ArtsGovernment of Yukon

A partnership of

Yukon Film SocietyKIAC