Keir Siewert is a Scottish/American filmmaker, raised in London, New Mexico, California and Edinburgh.
Keir started out working in the Scottish music scene and has shot over 100 music videos, including videos for bands such as FM, Gun and Fallen State.
He is largely known for his work in genre films as one half of the creative duo AK with his wife Alix Austin and production company Switchblade Cinema. Keir wrote and directed award-winning shorts RETCH and DO NOT RESUSCITATE - both available on ALTER. As well as producing Alix Austin's short SUCKER. Together they co-directed the London segment of the pandemic horror anthology ISOLATION (along with directors Larry Fessenden, Dennie Gordon and Bobby Roe) as well as their debut feature KILL YOUR LOVER executive produced by Douglas Cox (Host, Dashcam).
Keir was selected into BFI Networking x BAFTA Crew in 2021 as a writer/director.
2018 - RETCH (short) – writer / director
2020 - PORTRAIT (short) – writer / director
2021 - ISOLATION (anthology feature) – writer / director
2022 - DO NOT RESUSCITATE (short) - writer / director
2022 - SUCKER (short) - writer / director
2023 - KILL YOUR LOVER (feature) - producer / writer / director