Ben Steiner Bursary’s Mentor Announcement

We are excited to announce that the Mentor for the Ben Steiner Bursary 2015 is

Bim Ajadi!


Bim is a profoundly deaf filmmaker ( He has worked passionately in the media for several years such as the BBC and Channel 4. For the past 12 years Bim has done some directing and producing for his clients. His latest works include co-directing a film on the opening of the London Paralympic Ceremony for Channel 4 and directing an inspirational short film Champion of the World, which won the award for Best Film at Deaffest and was screened on Film4. Bim was also previously a Ben Steiner Bursary winner for his film Dead Money.

As part of the Ben Steiner Bursary, Bim Ajadi will mentor the winner during the making of the film.


“I’m very honoured to be a Mentor and I look forward to supporting the winning filmmaker! With my experiences in directing and producing, I will endeavour to help the filmmaker gain confidence in producing a quality film.” – Bim