They Never See It Coming

Director : Jeff Stolhand

They Never See It Coming poster Australian Film Festival OZIFF

Overview & Credits


The estranged daughter of a serial killer is abducted by him, with the intention of elucidating his views on life, death, and homicide.

Director Biography

Jeff shot his first film, The Case of the Missing Jewels, at age 9. While in high school, Jeff began taking college courses at the young age of 15. He soon began writing and casting his high school and college friends in a variety of short films.

Jeff graduated with highest honors from the University of Texas at Austin where his student short, Humanoid Grannies from the Deep, won the Sony Imageworks Film Festival. Since then, he has written and directed numerous shorts, commercials, corporate videos and three award-winning independent features. Jeff’s romantic comedy, Seeking the Café Bob, won best produced screenplay at the Austin Film Festival. His sci-fi thriller, Random Access Memory, was a finalist in the Scr(i)pt Magazine Screenwriting Competition. His thrillers, Strapless and Echoes of the Piper, in addition to his screenplay, 1985, about the 1980’s ecstasy culture, all placed in the Nicholl Fellowship.


Jeff Stolhand - Writer / Producer

Key Cast

Melanie Elise - "Kate"
Henry Mouat - "Chad"
Jeff Weber - "Stranger"