Lynn Shelton director known for writing, directing, and producing such films as Humpday and Your Sister's Sister. Her most recent film, Sword of Trust, stars Marc Maron, Jillian Bell, Michaela Watkins, Jon Bass, Toby Huss, and Dan Bakkedahl and is in theaters July 12.

 

In 2004, Shelton began writing and directing her first feature film, We Go Way Back. Described as "polished" and "impressionistic", the film depicts a 23-year-old actress, Kate, confronted by her 13-year-old self. We Go Way Back premiered at the Slamdance Film Festival.

 

Shelton's film Humpday premiered at Sundance, was acquired by Magnolia Pictures, and has been shown at Cannes, SIFF, South by Southwest and other film festivals. It opened in theaters in New York and Seattle on July 10, 2009.[6]

 

Laggies was the first film Shelton directed that had not been written by her as well. The film starred Keira Knightley and Chloë Grace Moretz, and premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival where it was acquired by A24 Films. In 2015, she was invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Director's Branch.

Click here to listen to our interview with Lynn. 

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