SAUL METZSTEIN is an award-winning director of feature films and television dramas. His most recent work is the entire third season of Slow Horses for Apple TV+.


Prior to that Saul directed the first block of the second season of Brassic (on Sky & NowTV in the UK, and Hulu in the USA).


Saul directed the 2nd Unit on The Snowman, a feature film for Working Title and Universal Pictures, and the 2nd Unit on Dredd for DNA Films.


Other work includes episodes of You, Me and the Apocalypse for Working Title/ Sky/ NBC, the BBC's flagship sci-fi series Doctor Who, Ripper Street, Upstairs Downstairs, and Micro Men, a feature-length comedy-drama. 

 

Saul's two feature films - Late Night Shopping and Guy X - both won awards at international film festivals, and were distributed in the UK and abroad.

 

Saul is a UK/ EU dual national.

Professional Affiliations

Selected Filmography

FAR OUT & GROOVY

Feature film (in development)

Lobo Films

 

SLOW HORSES "REAL TIGERS"

All six episodes of TV series for AppleTV+ 

See-Saw Films/ Pretty Pictures

 

BRASSIC 2

First three episodes of comedy drama

Calamity/ Sky 1

 

LIVING THE DREAM

Pilot and five episodes of comedy drama

Big Talk/ Sky 1

 

THE SNOWMAN

2nd Unit Director on feature film directed by Tomas Alfredson

Working Title/ Universal

 

YOU, ME AND THE APOCALYPSE

Five episodes of 10-part comedy drama

Working Title/ Sky 1/ NBC

 

RIPPER STREET

Final two episodes of 8-part drama

Amazon Prime/ BBC1

 

OUR ZOO

Final episode of 6-part drama

Big Talk/ BBC1

 

SUFFRAGETTE

2nd Unit Director on feature film directed by Sarah Gavron

Film4/ Pathé/ Ruby Films

 

BLACK SEA

2nd Unit Director on feature film directed by Kevin Macdonald

Film4/ Cowboy Films

 

MUSKETEERS

Two episodes

BBC1/ BBC America

 

DOCTOR WHO

Five episodes, including Xmas Special

BBC 1

 

DREDD

2nd Unit Director on 3D feature film directed by Pete Travis

DNA Films

 

UPSTAIRS DOWNSTAIRS

Final episode of 3-part drama for BBC1

BBC 1

 

MICRO MEN

Feature-length comedy-drama

Darlow Smithson Productions/ BBC4

 

GUY X

Feature Film

F&ME/ Film Consortium

 

LATE NIGHT SHOPPING

Feature Film

Ideal World Films/ Film4

 

Selected  Awards & Nominations

BRASSIC 2

RTS Award Scripted Comedy 2021 (nomination)

DOCTOR WHO

Hugo Award Best Dramatic Presentation - Short Form 2014 (nomination) - The Name of the Doctor

Hugo Award Best Dramatic Presentation - Short Form 2013 (nomination) - The Snowmen

Doctor Who Magazine Best Director Series (2013)



MICRO MEN

RTS Award Multi-Channel Programme 2009 (nomination)



GUY X

Taormina International Film Festival Best Director 2005



LATE NIGHT SHOPPING

BAFTA Scotland Best Feature Film 2002

Berlin Film Festival C.I.C.A.E. Award 2001

British Independent Film Awards Douglas Hickox Award 2001 (nomination)

Dinard Film Festival Golden Hitchcock 2001 (nomination)

Evening Standard Film Awards Best Newcomer (nomination)

Gijón International Film Festival Special Prize of the Young Jury Best Feature 2001

Gijón International Film Festival Grand Prix Asturias Best Feature 2001

London Film Critics Circle Best Director, Best Newcomer 2001 (nomination)