Adam B. Stein
Adam Stein studied in the M.F.A. directing program at the University of Southern California. His student films have won awards at festivals around the country. Most recently, Hot Java won Best Film at the Ben Art Miami Film Festival and his short film Scan was featured in the Top 10 of the Amazon/Tribeca online festival. Stein recently directed a music video for Yo-Yo Ma’s new album. He also regularly participates in the 48-Hour Instant Films competition, where he won Best Writer in 2004 and Best Director in 2003. One of his feature scripts, Cleaning Up, has recently been entered in the Nicholl Fellowship competition. When not writing and directing, Stein works as a professional editor, having cut several independent features and music videos. He majored in Literature at Harvard University and is originally from Miami. He has several scientists in the family, including his doctor father and his grandfather and chemist’s uncle. Their disappointment that Adam did not also pursue a science-related career has been slightly alleviated by this Sloan Foundation grant. Adam B. Stein was awarded a Production grant at USC in 2003 for Tangles

Sloan-awarded films


2003