Miguel Sapochnik (born Miguel Vicente Rosenberg-Sapochnik) is an English film and television director and former storyboard artist. He is best known as the director of the feature film Repo Men, and as a director for the HBO epic fantasy series Game of Thrones, for which he won the award for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards and Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Drama Series at the 69th Directors Guild of America Awards.
Miguel Sapochnik at San Diego Comic-Con International in 2016.
Miguel Vicente Rosenberg-Sapochnik
July 1974 (age 45)
|Other names||Miguel Rosenberg|
|Spouse(s)||Alexis Raben (c. 2006)|
In 2000, Sapochnik directed a 2000 short film entitled The Dreamer, which he wrote and directed. He also directed the "Beautiful Inside" music video for singer Louise.
In 2015, Sapochnik directed two episodes of Game of Thrones for the show's fifth season, "The Gift" and "Hardhome." He returned to direct the final two episodes of Game of Thrones' sixth season, "Battle of the Bastards" and "The Winds of Winter". All of these episodes received acclaim from both critics and viewers. Sapochnik won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards, for directing "Battle of the Bastards".
In 2017, he directed an episode of Iron Fist.
He is Jewish.
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