EELKO FERWERDA (Willem de Kooning academy of arts, cum laude) is a director of films, commercials and video clips. He is dedicated to create character driven stories, inspirational and compelling moving images combined with a high level knowledge of digital (post)production.

Heightened realism and the epic tale behind the common man are often recurring subjects in his work. His work contains different styles en techniques but are always concept driven, visually strong and, some of them, award winning. His debut short film ‘American Dreams’ won the Hollywood Discovery Award at the Hollywood Film Festival and his ultra-short ‘Born and Raised’ was selected for over 45 film festivals all over the world and won 6 awards.