Josh Stolberg (born March 7, 1971) is an American film director and screenwriter, best known for his work on Piranha 3D, Piranha 3DD, Sorority Row and the Saw franchise.

He was one of the screenwriters of Jigsaw.

Personal Life

Josh Stolberg was born in Columbia, South Carolina. He graduated from University of Southern California School of Cinema-Television in 1996. Since September 15, 2001, he has been married to Leila Charles Leigh and has two children, Asher Ronin Stolberg and Xander Brighton Stolberg.


The first film directed by Stolberg was the comedy Kids in America in 2005, in which he made a cameo appearance as a security guard. Later that year, he directed the comedy film The Life Coach and thereby won the Seashore Award and the Queen Spirit Award. Throughout his career, he wrote the scripts of Good Luck Chuck, starring Dane Cook, Jessica Alba and Dan Fogler, and co-wrote the scripts for Man-Witch, the remakes of Piranha 3D and House on Sorority Row, as well as the book adaptions of The Spellman Files and The Candy Shop Wars.



Year Title
2005 Kids in America
2007 Good Luck Chuck
2009 Sorority Row
2010 Piranha 3D
2011 Conception
2012 Piranha 3DD
2013 Crawlspace
2017 Jigsaw


Year Title
1997-1998 Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show
1999-2000 So Weird
1999 Sabrina - The Animated Series
2002 Phantom Investigators
2005 Avatar: The Last Airbender


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