Mt. Airy, North Carolina, United States
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 Karlovy 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 Tribeca. She has worked alongside critically acclaimed director Ramin Bahrani as Associate Producer of GOODBYE SOLO (2008), an official selection at Venice; Co-Producer of PLASTIC BAG (2009); Associate Producer of AT ANY PRICE (2012), which premiered at Venice; 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).