Hey, I'm Shelby!
Shelby Hadden is a writer, crowdfunding manager, and documentary filmmaker whose work explores issues of gender and identity. Her films have screened at various film festivals including the Nashville Film Festival and Sidewalk Film Festival. Her current film, Tightly Wound, is a short animated film about her personal experience with chronic pelvic pain, based on her essay that was published in BUST Magazine. She is currently a producer at the Austin-based creative agency, Bring Light & Sound, and a lecturer at Texas State University. She has also been an instructor at the University of Texas at Austin where she received her MFA in Film and Media Production.
Ms. Texas Senior
Projects I'm Supporting
A young black journalist & an angry alt-right militiaman team up to uncover a child trafficking ring hidden in a pizzeria's basement.
Returning home, a bipolar woman attempts to decipher her brother's suicide through occult intervention with Alaska's wilderness.
My Florida Home
An estranged daughter travels back to her florida hometown to confront her elderly mother's suspicious caregiver.
Let 'Em Know You're There
A celebration of a man holding an amazing piece forgotten NBA history while battling Alzheimer's.
Camp Nichols - A USC Thesis Film
The story of two outsiders at a summer camp: one looking for a friend, and the other looking to be left alone.