BEN SHELTON | 2019 BIO
Ben Shelton is the director of the Netflix Original Film CANDY JAR starring Christina Hendricks, Uzo Aduba 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 NBC, ABC, YouTube Premium and NETFLIX, working with: Whoopi Goldberg, Betty White, Rainn Wilson, Nathan Fillion, Taye Diggs, Josh Groban, Weird Al Yankovic, Kevin Pollak, Tim Daly and Steven Weber, among others.
Shelton studied at the University of Puget Sound, and received his film school education from visiting sets, sharing lunches, and watching Laker games with his uncle, writer/director Ron Shelton (Bull Durham, White Men Can’t Jump, Tin Cup).