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Lynn Shelton, Director of ‘Humpday’ and ‘Little Fires Everywhere,’ Dies at 54

Lynn Shelton, an indie filmmaker who helped popularize the mumblecore genre with works such as “Humpday” and “Your Sister’s Sister,” died Friday of a blood disorder. She was 54.Shelton was best known for her naturalistic, understated approach to comedy and drama in low-budget films that were hits with the Sundance crowd, but she reached a […]

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Writer/Director Lynn Shelton, 1965 – 2020

Lynn Shelton, who wrote and directed features including Hump Day, Your Sister’s Sister and Laggies, and who directed numerous television episodes, died yesterday in Los Angeles of a previously undiagnosed blood disorder. She was 54. Long associated with the Seattle independent film scene, Shelton began feature filmmaking in her mid-30s, after working in a variety […]

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Lynn Shelton, Director of ‘Humpday’, ‘Mad Men’ and ‘Glow’, Has Died at 54

Many notable names have passed away due to complications from coronavirus, but today brings the shocking and unexpected news of indie film and television director Lynn Shelton dying at 54 years old from other complications. The filmmaker worked on everything from mumblecore indie movies like Humpday and Your Sister’s Sister to hit television shows like […]

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The Indie Film Community Remembers Lynn Shelton, a Pioneer Gone Too Soon

The unexpected loss of Lynn Shelton is a devastating blow to the independent film community, where the multi-hyphenate filmmaker cut her teeth before blossoming beyond her roots to become a voice who helped shape the Golden Age of TV. The news of her death, caused by an undiagnosed blood disorder, was shared by her creative […]

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Friends and Collaborators Mourn the Loss of Director Lynn Shelton: ‘She Was Only Just Getting Started’

Lynn Shelton, the beloved indie film director who also helmed mainstream TV programs like “Little Fires Everywhere,” “Mad Men” and “Glow,” tragically died on Friday. Her publicist cited a previously unknown blood disorder as the cause of death. She was 54.Shelton made her directorial debut at the Sundance Film Festival in 2006 with “We Go […]

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Lynn Shelton Dies: ‘Humpday,’ ‘Glow,’ ‘Little Fires Everywhere’ Director Was 54

Writer, director, producer, actor, and editor Lynn Shelton passed away on Friday, May 15 at the age of 54 in Los Angeles due to a previously unidentified blood disorder. Shelton was among the leading voices of American independent film, working on all sides of the camera in such films as “Humpday,” “Your Sister’s Sister,” “Outside […]

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