Pål Schaathun - photographer working with people, news and documentaries in places such as North Korea, Brasil, Sierra Leone, Russia, Afghanistan, Turkey, Thailand, Burma, Syria, Albania, Kosovo and a few other places on the planet.
My education is bachelor level of media technology, directing, storytelling, photography and editing from the University of Stavanger (Norway).
Since 2001 I have been working freelance as a producer, cinematographer, editor and still photographer for the news and sports department of TV 2 Norway, the biggest commercial TV network in Norway. I love my job, capturing light and telling stories about real people.
Winner of 1st prize video, Årets bilde, Norwegian Press Photography award 2009
Winner of 1st prize video, Årets bilde, Norwegian Press Photography award 2014
Nominated Gullruten (Golden Screen) 2015