Ben Shelton

Director, Writer, Producer

Director, Writer, Producer


Ben Shelton is the director of the Netflix Original Film Candy Jar starring Uzo Aduba, Christina Hendricks, and Helen Hunt. He is also the creator of the TV series Impress Me on PopTV & Amazon Prime, as well as The Daly Show on Virgin America, and The FlipSide for SoulPancake. As a writer/director, Shelton has sold scripts and directed projects for...
Birth date
1981-02-02
Awards
1 win.

Known For


Candy Jar
Candy Jar
Director (2018)
Impress Me
Impress Me
Director (2015)
The Daly Show
The Daly Show
Director (2011-2015)
 
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
DirectorThe Messenger
(Short)
2018/III
DirectorCandy Jar2018
DirectorThe Daly Show
(TV Series) (21 episodes) - The Lasso of Truth (2015) - The Daly Glee with Chris Colfer (2014) - Hot in Cleveland (2014) - Batman vs. Superman (2013) - The Daly Supermen (2013) Show all 21 episodes
2011-2015
DirectorMetaphysical Milkshake
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - Rainn Wilson vs. Rainn Wilson (2015) - Rainn Wilson & His Butt Worms (2015)
2015
DirectorBad Guys
(TV Movie)
2015
DirectorImpress Me
(TV Series) (13 episodes) - Night of a Million Impressions (2015) - A Golden Opportunity (2015) - Do What You Do Best (2015) - The Co-Hosts (2015) - Daddy's Daddy Issues (2015) Show all 13 episodes
2015
DirectorThe Flipside
(TV Series short) (30 episodes) - Mental Game of Thrones (2014) - The Different Kinds of Love (2014) - Superhero (2013) - Mittrel Ave (2013) - The Family (2013) Show all 30 episodes
2012-2014
DirectorWaking2013/I
DirectorHold Fast
(Short)
2011/I
Director9th Period
(TV Series) (8 episodes) - The Case of the Missing Turtle (2010) - The Case of the Missing Dog (2010) - The Case of the Paper Airplane (2010) - The Case of P.I.G. (2010) - The Case of the Bitterbug (2010) Show all 8 episodes
2010
DirectorShakespeare with Fries
(Short)
2010
DirectorRunning
(Short)
2009
DirectorLove & Hamburgers
(Short)
2008
DirectorMy Name Is Lisa
(Short)
2007
DirectorRobin Hood in 'The Poker Game'
(Video short)
2005
DirectorCliché
(Short)
2005
RoleTitleYear
WriterThe Messenger
(Short)
2018/III
WriterThe Daly Show
(TV Series) (20 episodes) - The Lasso of Truth (2015) - The Daly Glee with Chris Colfer (2014) - Hot in Cleveland (2014) - Batman vs. Superman (2013) - The Daly Supermen (2013) Show all 20 episodes
2011-2015
WriterMetaphysical Milkshake
(TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes) - Rainn Wilson vs. Rainn Wilson (2015) ... (written by) - Rainn Wilson & His Butt Worms (2015) ... (written by)
2015
WriterImpress Me
(TV Series) (5 episodes, 2015) (created by - 8 episodes, 2015) - Night of a Million Impressions (2015) ... (creator) - A Golden Opportunity (2015) ... (creator) - Do What You Do Best (2015) ... (creator) - The Co-Hosts (2015) ... (creator) - Daddy's Daddy Issues (2015) ... (creator) Show all 13 episodes
WriterThe Flipside
(TV Series short) (28 episodes, 2012 - 2014) (written by - 1 episode, 2013) - Mental Game of Thrones (2014) - The Different Kinds of Love (2014) - Superhero (2013) - Mittrel Ave (2013) ... (written by) - The Family (2013) Show all 29 episodes
Writer9th Period
(TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes) - The Case of the Missing Dog (2010) ... (written by) - The Case of the Bitterbug (2010) ... (written by) - The Case of the Missing Car (2010) ... (written by)
2010
WriterCasting Call
(Short) (screenplay)
2010/II
WriterShakespeare with Fries
(Short) (written by)
2010
WriterRunning
(Short) (written by)
2009
WriterYou Think This Is Just a Game?
(Short) (writer)
2008
WriterLove & Hamburgers
(Short) (written by)
2008
WriterMy Name Is Lisa
(Short)
2007
WriterRobin Hood in 'The Poker Game'
(Video short) (writer)
2005
WriterCliché
(Short)
2005
RoleTitleYear
ProducerLetters from a Nut
(TV Movie) (producer)
2019
ProducerThe Messenger
(Short) (producer)
2018/III
ProducerThom Pain
(producer)
2017
ProducerImpress Me
(TV Series) (producer - 13 episodes) - Night of a Million Impressions (2015) ... (producer) - A Golden Opportunity (2015) ... (producer) - Do What You Do Best (2015) ... (producer) - The Co-Hosts (2015) ... (producer) - Daddy's Daddy Issues (2015) ... (producer) Show all 13 episodes
2015
ProducerThe Flipside
(TV Series short) (producer - 4 episodes) - The Different Kinds of Love (2014) ... (producer) - Superhero (2013) ... (producer) - Mittrel Ave (2013) ... (producer) - The Family (2013) ... (producer)
2013-2014
ProducerRunning
(Short) (producer)
2009
ProducerRobin Hood in 'The Poker Game'
(Video short) (executive producer)
2005
RoleTitleYear
Additional CrewStoryBots Super Songs
(TV Series) (live-action director - 5 episodes) - Professions & Farm Animals (2016) ... (live-action director) - Animals & Emotions (2016) ... (live-action director) - Shapes & Colors (2016) ... (live-action director) - Dinosaurs & Vehicles (2016) ... (live-action director) - Outer Space & the Body (2016) ... (live-action director)
2016
Additional CrewIron Man
(production assistant)
2008
Additional CrewForgetting Sarah Marshall
(production assistant - uncredited)
2008
Additional CrewMr. and Mrs. Smith
(TV Movie) (production assistant)
2007
Additional CrewState of Mind
(TV Series) (production assistant - 1 episode) - Helpy Helperpants (2007) ... (production assistant)
2007
Additional CrewWhat About Brian
(TV Series) (production assistant - 1 episode) - What About Calling All Friends... (2007) ... (production assistant)
2007
Additional CrewHollywoodland
(set production assistant: Los Angeles)
2006
Additional CrewStay Alive
(set production assistant)
2006
Additional CrewAquamarine
(pre-production office assistant)
2006
Additional CrewEmily's Reasons Why Not
(TV Mini-Series) (additional set production assistant)
2006
Additional CrewNight Stalker
(TV Series) (set production assistant)
2005
Additional CrewElvis
(TV Mini-Series) (assistant - 2 episodes) - Episode #1.2 (2005) ... (assistant: Judy Cairo) - Episode #1.1 (2005) ... (assistant: Judy Cairo)
2005
Additional CrewxXx: State of the Union
(set production assistant)
2005
Additional CrewGuru2Go
(TV Series) (production assistant)
2004
Additional Crew29 Minutes & Counting
(TV Series) (key set production assistant)
2004
Additional CrewFarewell to Harry
(production intern)
2002
RoleTitleYear
EditorThe Messenger
(Short)
2018/III
EditorImpress Me
(TV Series) (1 episode) - No Turning Back (2015)
2015
EditorHold Fast
(Short)
2011/I
EditorThe Daly Show
(TV Series)
2011
EditorThe Hollywood Hunter
(TV Series)
2011
EditorMy Name Is Lisa
(Short)
2007
EditorRobin Hood in 'The Poker Game'
(Video short)
2005
EditorCliché
(Short)
2005
RoleTitleYear
ActorThe Flipside
(TV Series short) - Siri Chicago Tour (2012)
2012
ActorYou Think This Is Just a Game?
(Short) Die Boss
2008
ActorWest of Brooklyn
Waiter #2
2008
ActorElvis
(TV Mini-Series) Tough Kid #1 - Episode #1.2 (2005) ... Tough Kid #1 - Episode #1.1 (2005) ... Tough Kid #1
2005
ActorCliché
(Short) John
2005
RoleTitleYear
CinematographerMy Name Is Lisa
(Short)
2007
CinematographerCliché
(Short)
2005
RoleTitleYear
ThanksHomecoming
(thanks)
2011/I
RoleTitleYear
SelfActors Entertainment
(TV Series) Self - ActorsE Chat with Skyler Caleb, Meg Cionni, Steve Moulton, Ben Shelton and Cerris Morgan-Moyer (2014) ... Self
2014