Saar Klein, a German citizen born in Jerusalem, Israel, is a two-time Academy Award nominee for his work editing Terrence Malick’s The Thin Red Line and Cameron Crowe’s Almost Famous. He also edited Doug Liman’s The Bourne Identity, Malick’s The New World, and Oliver Stone’s U-Turn. He most recently worked on Doug Liman’s Fair Game, Malick’s The Tree Of Life, and Neil Burger’s Limitless. Saar has written and directed two short films: Nouveau Rich No. 11 and Noveau Rich No. 34.
He has directed numerous commercials and public service announcements and won the 2013 Association of Independent Commercial Producers award for best editing for Coke’s “Give a Little” ad campaign. He served as Executive Producer on David Gordon Green’s critically-acclaimed Undertow, and has consulted and supervised on many independent and studio features.