Vea Mafile'o
Vea mafile o

Vea Mafile'o, CEO of Taro Patch, is a luminary in indigenous storytelling. Her triumph at Sundance 2024 with a drama short marks her commitment to pushing creative boundaries. Co-founding Malosi Pictures in 2015, she's a versatile force in Pacific productions and broke ground as the first Pacific female director of a NZ prime-time drama, "The Panthers," earning multiple awards. Vea champions Pacific artists as a PISA founding member and co-founder of Nuku'alofa and Okalani Film Festivals. Her diverse heritage and educational background, including a BVA and PGDipFA, enrich her storytelling. Vea's global impact reflects her passion as a trailblazer shaping indigenous narratives on the world cinematic stage.