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Stephen Saint Leger



Ian Benson


Stephen Saint Leger has been working as a writer and director since 1993. His directing has taken him to many locations including Russia, Australia, East Africa, The Middle East, All over eastern Europe and to the USA. He has become one of Irelands most acclaimed and proficient special effects director and more importantly, he is regarded as a leading performance director.

Stephen wrote and directed the award winning short film, PREY ALONEWith the success of the short film, Stephen was hired to write the screenplay for Universal studios. The World War Two adventure movie LOST SQUAD based on the highly successful comic book series. Stephen and longtime collaborator James Mather were then hired to write, shoot and direct the Sci-fi –B movie comedy adventure LOCK-OUT starring Guy Pearce and produced by the highly successful Luc Besson and his film studio EuropaCorp.

Steve has recently been nominated for an IFTA in the Best Director Drama category for his directing on the hugely popular MGM/History series VIKINGS.


Film and Television


VIKINGS Season 5 & 6                                                                   2017/18

MGM/ History

X5 episodes Season 5

X4 episodes Season 6



VIKINGS                                                                                            2015-17

MGM/ History

X 19 epsiodes

Second Unit Director


A.D.                                                                                                     2015

NBC (Mark Burnett)

Second Unit Director

X3 episodes


SPLINTER                                                                                        2013

Start Motion Pictures (Ben Browning)



LOCK-OUT                                                                                        2009

EeropaCorp (Luc Besson)

Starring Guy Pearce

Co-written and directed with James Mather

Watch the trailer here: Lockout Trailer


LOST SQUAD                                                                                    2006


Based on the comic book series


PREY ALONE                                                                                     2005

Fantastic Films

Co-written and directed with James Mather


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