Miguel Sapochnik

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Miguel Sapochnik
Born Miguel Rosenberg-Sapochnik
Other names Miguel Rosenberg
Occupation Film director, television director, storyboard artist
Years active 1996–present

Miguel Sapochnik is an English film and television director and former storyboard artist. He is best known as the director of the feature Repo Men, as well as for his work on several U.S. television series.[1]


He executive produced and directed the 2010 film Repo Men, starring Jude Law and Forest Whitaker, his feature film directorial debut.[1]

Sapochnik has worked on American television series, directing episodes of House M.D., Fringe and Awake and more recently Mind Games.[2]

His other credits include a 2000 short film entitled The Dreamer, which he wrote and directed, and directing the "Beautiful Inside" music video for singer Louise.[3]

As a storyboard artist, some of his credits are Trainspotting (1996, directed by Danny Boyle) and The Winter Guest (1997, actor Alan Rickman's directorial debut).[4][5]

In 2014 he directed episodes 7 and 8 of Season 5 of the HBO series Game of Thrones.[6]


Film credits[edit]

Year Title Notes
2010 Repo Men

Television credits[edit]

Year Show Season Episode title Episode Notes
2011 House M.D. 7 "Larger Than Life" 9
"Family Practice" 11
"After Hours" 22
Fringe 4 "Alone in the World" 3
House M.D. 8 "Dead & Buried" 7
2012 "Gut Check" 16
"Holding On" 21
Awake 1 "Turtles All the Way Down" 13
Falling Skies 2 "Young Bloods" 4
Fringe 5 "Transilience Thought Unifier Model-11" 1 co-directed with Jeannot Szwarc
2013 Under the Dome 1 "Imperfect Circles" 7
Revolution 1 "Ghosts" 12
Banshee 1 "Always the Cowboy" 9
"A Mixture of Madness" 10
2014 Mind Games 1 "Pilot" 1
Extant 1 "Ascension" 13
2015 Game of Thrones 5 "The Gift" 7
"Hardhome" 8


  1. ^ a b Rich, Katey (2010-03-19). "Exclusive Interview: Repo Men Director Miguel Sapochnik". Cinema Blend. Retrieved 2012-04-13. 
  2. ^ "Miguel Sapochnik Credits". TV Guide Magazine. Retrieved August 23, 2012. 
  3. ^ Dawtrey, Adam (January 15, 2006). "Sapochnik finally in view". Variety Magazine. Retrieved August 23, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Miguel Sapochnik Filmography". The New York Times. Retrieved August 23, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Exclusive: Repo Men Director Miguel Sapochnik". Shock Till You Drop. March 11, 2010. Retrieved August 23, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Game of Thrones Season 5: What We Know So Far". Watchers On The Wall. August 1, 2014. Retrieved February 6, 2015. 

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