is a writer, producer, and documentary filmmaker whose films have screened at festivals around the world, including Annecy International Animated Film Festival, DOC NYC, and New Orleans Film Festival. She's 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" and associate producer on SISTER AIMEE, which premiered at Sundance Film Festival in 2019. Her latest 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.