The story of Emma







Some girls just really have it all... meet Emma Westenberg, graduated from Gerrit Rietveld Academy and her graduation film "Still Life Estelle" was recently selected for the student competition for the Dutch film festival:  Emma's got the looks and the brains... 


What do you do in life ?

 I make films and I draw

What is your dream for the future?

Making films and owning my own sailing boat

How would you describe your style?

Pyjama /glitter/ mountainclimber

What are your favorite brands?

Dr martens

What kind of music do you love?

George Michael, Neil Young, Dolly parton, Prince.

CHEATERS (very cool new band, check them out and just wait for their new video)

What is your morning ritual?

A cup of coffee, checking my Phone and brushing my teeth

What is your favorite midnight snack?


With whom you would like to share a tent with in the middle of nowhere?

Sam ( my boyfriend) 

What is your favorite season?

Cant tell you

Do you want to spend the rest of your life in Amsterdam?

No,  I would love to live in New York

What's your favorite hangout in Amsterdam?

That would be my bed and front yard

5 things you really cannot live without?

Water, food, Sam, money, paracetamol

Is there any creative work of yours online?

Yes !

Can you tell us some more about your graduation film?

 Its about a Young girl getting used to humiliation, its selected for the dutch film festival so you can go and see it there!

Craziest thing you ever did in your life?

Sailing from the netherlands to England. It was a crazy feeling to be surrounded by water and not see land. 

Secret crush

Zac Efron

Photography: Roos van Rij @ The Lovers & Drifters Club. 


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