Hey, I'm Shelby!

Austin, Texas

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.

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