Kevin Greutert (born March 31, 1965) is an American film director, editor and writer, best known for his work on the Saw franchise as well as other movies in the horror genre.
Kevin Greutert was born in Pasadena, California. Throughout his career, he was the editor for Room 6 and Journey to the End of the Night in 2006 and The Strangers in 2008. He was also the editor of the first five entries in the Saw series. In 2009, he made his feature directorial debut with Saw VI, which was released on October 23, 2009.
In 2010, Greutert was signed on to direct Paranormal Activity 2, but he was forced off the project and onto Saw 3D after Twisted Pictures exercised a "contractual clause" in his contract. Tod Williams replaced him as director for Paranormal Activity 2, while Greutert directed Saw 3D, which was originally planned to be the last entry in the series. The film was released on October 29, 2010.
Greutert has also published fiction in such magazines as Ambit and Magic Realism and performed music on several film scores, including the Paul Bowles documentary Things Gone and Things Still Here. Later, he directed the horror film Jessabelle for producer Jason Blum and Lionsgate, which was released on November 7, 2014. In 2016, he released the horror film Visions, starring Isla Fisher, Anson Mount, Gilliam Jacobs, Jim Parsons and Eva Longoria, also for producer Jason Blum.
In 2017, Greutert has also completed a new thriller entitled Jackals, starring Stephen Dorff, Johnathon Schaech and Deborah Kara Unger. The same year, he returned to the Saw franchise as the editor of Jigsaw, the eighth film in the series and the first one after the seven-year-hiatus.
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