is a writer, producer, and documentary filmmaker whose films have screened at festivals around the world, including Sundance Film Festival, SXSW, DOC NYC, and Annecy International Animated Film Festival. Her work has been featured on CBS's The Doctors and in publications such as Variety, Cosmopolitan, and IndieWire. Her producing credits include co-producer on the New York Times Op-Doc, "To Be Queen," (Tribeca Film Festival 2019), associate producer on Sister Aimee (Sundance Film Festival 2019), and producer on Faders Up: The John Aielli Experience (SXSW 2024). Her personal work focuses on raising awareness of pelvic floor dysfunction and chronic pelvic pain — from publishing essays in BUST Magazine and Refinery29 to producing her award-winning short animated film, “Tightly Wound.” “Tightly Wound” was acquired by Condé Nast and has 4 million views online. An advocate for a sex-positive culture/society, Shelby presented a TEDx Talk titled, “Why We All Lose When We Talk About Virginity,” which argues for a more sex-positive framework for early sexual experiences. Shelby also recently organized TEDxKoenigLane, a locally produced TED event in Austin, TX.
Shelby has been a lecturer at The University of Texas at Austin and Texas State University. She is currently a producer at Blue Suitcase Productions and dance instructor at DivaDance Austin.