Shawn Welling

Director | Writer | Actor
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KNOWN FOR 
If I Could Talk (2015) | AXI: Avengers of Extreme Illusions (2011-2017) | The Blimp Trap (2016)
AWARDS 
62 wins & 3 nominations More »
AKA 
Shawn Welling Axi | Shawn S. Welling
BORN 
Dec 12, 1964 (age 53)
HAIR *
Brown
PHYSIQUE *
Athletic
ATHLETICS *
Gymnastics | Swimming | Weight Lifting | Wrestling | Water Skiing | Boxing  Less
LANGUAGES *
Spanish | Armenian | Armenian
DANCE *
Ballroom | Club/Freestyle | Swing | Hip Hop  Less
WORK HISTORY *
Owner, Planet Funk Academy | Film | Theater | Television  Less
JOB TYPES *
Cinematography | Producing | Special Effects | Directing | Acting | Editing | Production  Less
CITIZENSHIP *
US (with valid passport) (Authorized to work in United States)
UNPAID WORK *
Willing to work unpaid
VANITY URL *
https://www.imdb.me/shawnwelling
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Projects in Development (4 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
  • Primary photo for KuwaitKuwait Executive Producer, Writer  Less Script
  • Primary photo for Room 401Room 401 Director, Writer (story by)  Less Script
  • Primary photo for The AwayThe Away (Short) Executive Producer, Writer  Less Script
  • Primary photo for If I Could SpeakIf I Could Speak (Short) Actor, Director, Writer  Less 2018 Pre-Prod
Films in Production (3 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
  • Primary photo for The Last AstronautThe Last Astronaut Jack Brian, Director, Writer  Less Filming
  • Primary photo for Old Man JacksonOld Man Jackson Director  Less 2019 Filming
  • Primary photo for The Last RideThe Last Ride (Short) Jack Ford, Cinematographer, Director, Producer  Less 2017 Post-Prod
Past Film & Video (20 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for An American Ghost TailAn American Ghost Tail (Short) Cinematographer, Director, Writer  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for Strange BirdStrange Bird Dr. Blackburn, Director, Producer, Writer  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for If I Could RunIf I Could Run Bill Johnson, Cinematographer, Director  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for A Vision of LoveA Vision of Love (Short) Director, Editor  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for If I Could BarkIf I Could Bark (Short) Ryan Van Shaw - Younger, Cinematographer, Director, Writer  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for The OceanThe Ocean (Short) Narrator, Director, Writer  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for The Blimp TrapThe Blimp Trap Harwood Taylor (older), Cinematographer, Director, Editor, Producer, Writer (story)  Less 2016 $50K
  • Primary photo for Love for All SeasonsLove for All Seasons Mr. Blackburn, Director, Executive Producer, Producer, Writer (story by)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for JeanJean Steve Case, Director, Editor, Producer, Fight Choreographer  Less 2016 $485K
  • Primary photo for MonsterzMonsterz (Short) Victor, Director  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Beyond the Yellow Brick Road: A Cinderella StoryBeyond the Yellow Brick Road: A Cinderella Story (Short) Himself (as Shawn Welling Axi), Camera, Director, Editor  Less 2015 $200
  • Primary photo for Toxin: 700 Days Left on EarthToxin: 700 Days Left on Earth Robert Teller, Cinematographer, Director, Executive Producer, Writer  Less 2015 $30K
  • Primary photo for The MechanicThe Mechanic (Short) Jon Ford, Camera Operator, Cinematographer, Director, Editor, Sound Editor, Writer  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for If I Could TalkIf I Could Talk (Short) Father, Camera (first unit), Director, Writer  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Hidden in the WoodsHidden in the Woods Director Of Photography, Co-Executive Producer (uncredited)  Less 2014 $350K
  • Primary photo for The Legend of DarkHorse CountyThe Legend of DarkHorse County Present Jon Ford, Director Of Photography, Director, Producer, Writer (story)  Less 2014 $400K
  • Primary photo for The WalkThe Walk (Short) Actor, Cinematographer (uncredited), Director, Editor  Less 2013 $5K
  • Primary photo for Project AetherProject Aether LEAD, Cinematographer, Director, Editor, Executive Producer, Writer  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The Messenger: 360 Days of BolivarThe Messenger: 360 Days of Bolivar Self (as Shawn S. Welling), Artistic Director (as Shawn S. Welling), Camera Operator (as Shawn S. Welling), Director, Editor (as Shawn S. Welling), Location Scout (as Shawn S. Welling), Executive Producer (as Shawn S. Welling), Writer (screenplay) (as Shawn S. Welling)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for House of Dreams: The Planet Funk StoryHouse of Dreams: The Planet Funk Story Himself, Art Director, Choreographer, Composer (original music score), Director, Editor, Writer (screenplay)  Less 2006 $50K
Past Television (2 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for AXI: Avengers of Extreme IllusionsAXI: Avengers of Extreme Illusions (TV Series) Director (27 episodes, 2011), Writer (creator) (19 episodes, 2011), Cinematographer (12 episodes, 2012), Victor / Shawn / Jon Ford / Jon Ryan / M. J. (8 episodes, 2012), Editor (2 episodes, 2014), Writer (2 episodes, 2011), Writer (2 episodes, 2016), Director Of Photography (1 episode, 2013), Camera (first unit) (1 episode, 2014), Camera Operator (1 episode, 2015), Writer (story) (1 episode, 2013), Puppeteer (dog) (1 episode, 2014), Himself - Narrator (1 episode, 2013), Sound Editor (1 episode, 2015), Camera Crew (1 episode, 2014), Camera (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2011–2017 27
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  • Primary photo for Axi in the NewsAxi in the News (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 2014), Himself (2 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014 2
Self (2 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Axi in the NewsAxi in the News (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for AXI: Avengers of Extreme IllusionsAXI: Avengers of Extreme Illusions (TV Series) Himself - Narrator (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
    • Game Over (Jan 8, 2013) Himself - Narrator (uncredited)  Less

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Additional Credits (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

TheaterCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • ELC 4: Scrooge * – Actor Off Broadway - Hobby Center
  • ELC 18: Phantom * – Actor Off Broadway - Hobby Center
  • ELC 17: Return to Zo * – Actor Off Broadway - Hobby Center
  • ELC 16: Alice in WonderWorld * – Actor Off Broadway - Hobby Center
  • ELC 7: Grinch * – Actor Off Broadway - Wortham Center
  • ELC 19: Monsterz * – Actor/Director Off Broadway - Hobby Center
FilmCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • The Mechanic (short) * – Director Welling Films, LLC
  • Adamo (short) * – Director Welling Films, LLC
  • The Walk (short) * – Director Welling Films, LLC
  • Project Aether (full feature) * – Director Welling Films, LLC
  • The Messenger (full feature) * – Director Welling Films, LLC
  • The House of Dreams (full feature) * – Director Welling Films, LLC
  • The Blimp Trap (feature) (pre-production) * – Director/Actor Welling Films, LLC
  • Toxin: 700 Days Left on Earth * – Director/Actor Welling Films, LLC
  • AXI: Avengers of Xtreme Illusions (TV series) * – Director/Actor Welling Films, LLC
  • The Legend of DarkHorse County (full feature) * – Director/Actor Welling Films, LLC

Education & Training (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FORMAL EDUCATIONYEARCITY/STATE
  • University of Texas * – BA in Arts Austin, Texas

Additional Awards (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

EVENTYEAR
  • Charleston International Film Festival * – Best Short Film 2015
  • World of Dance Industry Awards * – Best Director of a Web Series 2015
  • Houston Press * – Best Director 2011 2011
  • Houston Press * – Best Local Feature Film 2009
  • Gulf Coast Film and Video Festival * – Best of Festival Award 2014
  • Gulf Coast Film and Video Festival * – Best Movie Trailer - Feature 2014
  • Gulf Coast Film and Video Festival * – Best Comedy 2014
  • Worldfest International Film Festival * – Platinum Remi for Best Theatrical Feature Film 2014
  • Worldfest International Film Festival * – Silver Remi for Best Web Series 2014
  • Worldfest International Film Festival * – Grand Remi - Best Texas Production 2013
  • Worldfest International Film Festival * – Platinum Remi - Best Trailer 2013
  • Worldfest International Film Festival * – Grand Remi - Best New Media Production / Website 2013
  • Worldfest International Film Festival * – Gold Remi - Best Director 2006
  • Worldfest International Film Festival * – Platinum Remi - Best Director 2007
  • Worldfest International Film Festival * – Gold Remi - Best Director 2009
  • Boomtown Film Festival * – Best Documentary 2009
  • Gulf Coast Film Festival * – Best Documentary 2009
  • WorldFest Critics Choice * – Best Overall Feature Film 2011
  • WorldFest International Film Festival * – Gold Remi - Best Feature Film: Science Fiction 2011
  • Worldfest International Film Festival * – Grand Remi Award - Best New Media 2012
  • Worldfest International Film Festival * – Gold Remi - Best Screenplay 2012
  • Worldfest International Film Festival * – Gold Remi for Best Short - Dramatic Adaptation 2013
  • Worldfest International Film Festival * – Platinum Remi - Best Short: Comedy Adaptation 2013
  • Worldfest International Film Festival * – Platinum Remi - Best Short: Suspense/Thriller 2013
  • Worldfest International Film Festival * – Platinum Remi - Best Use of Editing 2013
  • Worldfest International Film Festival * – Grand Remi for Best Web Series 2014
  • Platinum Remi for Best Web Series * – Worldfest International Film Festival 2014
  • East End Film Festival, UK * – Short Film Audience Award 2015

Prior Job Titles (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

TITLE
  • Owner of Planet Funk Academy *
  • Welling Films, LLC *
  • Creator, Avengers of eXtreme Illusions *
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).
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