Selected for the SHOOT New Directors Showcase in 2015, Jefferson Stein is an award-winning filmmaker based in Los Angeles. He has directed commercial work for Bud Light, TGI Fridays, The Home Depot, Frito-Lay, VICE, Michelin, American Airlines and Adidas. His Airplane Mode commercial for American Airlines was featured in SHOOT's The Best Work You May Never See and he was selected for SHOOT’S New Directors Showcase.

His short film, Tumble Dry Low (2015), screened at over 30 festivals including Seattle International Film Festival, Maryland Film Festival, San Diego Film Festival, and Tallinn Black Nights and garnered over 2.4 million views on YouTube. It premiered online on Short of the Week and screened on Alaska Airlines flights. It was called "one of the best dramatic shorts out there at the moment" by Ain't It Cool News.