Summer Shelton was the recipient of the 2018 Independent Spirit Piaget Producer’s Award. She produced Maine which premiered at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival and Keep the Change, the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival Best Narrative Feature that was also awarded a FIPRESCI Critics’ Prize at the 2017 Karlovvy Vary International Film Festival. She was Executive Producer of People Places Things which premiered in US Dramatic Competition at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, produced Icarus (short) which premiered at the 2015 New Directors/New Films Festival and produced Little Accidents, which had its World Premiere at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. She Co-Produced Goodbye to All That (2014) and Adult World (2013) both of which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival.
She has worked alongside critically acclaimed director Ramin Bahrani, as Associate Producer of Goodbye Solo (2008), an official selection of the Venice Film Festival; Co-Producer of Plastic Bag (2009), the opening night short film of the Corto Cortissimo in the Venice Film Festival and Associate Producer of At Any Price (2012), which premiered in main competition at the Venice Film Festival and Producer of Ég Anda (2012), a short film created as part of Sigur Rós's Valteri mystery film experiment.
She was the recipient of the inaugural Bingham Ray Creative Producing Fellowship awarded by the Sundance Institute (2012), a Rotterdam Producing Fellowship (2013), and Film Independent Sloan Producing Fellowship (2014).