about KN+SAW | Katrine Naleid + Stephen Austin Welch
We (Katrine Naleid + Stephen Austin Welch) are a directing duo, as well as still photographers. We shoot both broadcast and print campaigns.
KN+SAW specialize in directing live-action lifestyle spots for creatives worldwide. We shoot commercials and branded motion content.
As a directing team, we specialize in crafting genuine lifestyle spots. At KN+SAW we create and capture authentic scenes that are playful and natural — scenes that engage the audience. Our trademark footage is filming “connected moments” with storytelling that has surprise and payoff.
We compose images that are fresh, whimsical and quirky. Shooting real emotion is what we are all about. Our work, in both broadcast & print, is grounded by being deeply rooted in connection.
From creative calls and throughout production, the client always gets our honest take on the boards as well as a clear vision of how we see it all coming together. Let us tell your story.
Lürzer’s Archive magazine interviewed us about our insights on directing for broadcast spots vs. shooting stills for print campaigns. The write-up delves deep into our storytelling techniques. Read Full Circle: The Evolution of KN+SAW.
Photo District News magazine interviewed us about how we combine shooting both broadcast & print campaigns. Read PDN’s article on us in THE MOTION & VIDEO ISSUE Combining Still and Video Productions: Striking A Balance | PDN’s candid chat with KN+SAW.