Writer, director, producer, actor and editor Lynn Shelton died on Friday May 15 at the age of 54 in Los Angeles due to a previously unknown blood disorder. Shelton was among the main voices of the American independent film, working on all aspects of the camera in films such as “Sunday”, “Your Sister”, “Outside Inside” and “Sword of Trust”.
She was also a prolific television producer in television series such as “Mad Men”, “GLOW” and “Little Fires Everywhere”. IndieWire recently met Shelton with his creative and romantic partner Mark Maroon about his upcoming projects.
I have terrible news. Lin died last night. Mark Maroun said in a statement: She collapsed yesterday morning after falling ill for a week. “There was an underlying condition that was previously unknown. It was not COVID-19. The doctors could not save it. They tried. Difficult.
“I liked it a lot because I know a lot of you. It’s devastating. I’m level, heartbroken and completely shocked and I really don’t know how to move forward right now. I had need you all to know. I don’t know some of you. Part of what I do. I’m just trying to tell important people IT out.
“She was a beautiful artist, kind, loving and attractive. Her soul was pure joy. It made me happy. She made her happy. We were happy. She made her laugh all the time. We laughed a lot. We started a life together. And he said, “I really don’t believe what’s going on. “A terrible and sad loss.”
Shelton’s film career began at the Slamdance Film Festival in 2006 with “We Go Way Back”, which won the jury prize, followed by “My Effortless Brilliance”, which premiered at SXSW in 2018. “Humpday “, which premiered Once at the Sundance Film Festival in 2009, it was acclaimed and captured by Magnolia Pictures for distribution. The film continued to feature Directors’ Fortnight at Cannes and received the John Cassavetes Independent Spirit award in 2010. His other films also include “Laggies” and “Touchy Feely”. Shelton also worked extensively behind the camera in the TV space, where she recently witnessed four episodes of Hulu’s “Little Fires Everywhere” series, a suburban melodrama based on Celeste’s novel, and directed for others. series including “The Morning Show”, Dickinson. Biography, “Love”, “Fresh from the Boat”, “Informal”, “New Girl” and “Good Place”.
She was born on August 27, 1965 in Oberlin, Ohio and raised in Seattle. After high school, Shelton attended Oberlin College in Ohio and then the University of Washington Drama School. She then moved to New York and completed a master’s program in fine arts in photography and related media at the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan.
Lynn Shelton escaped from her son Milo Sell, her husband Kevin Cel, her parents Wendy and Alan Rodale, David “Mac” Shelton and Frauke Rayend. She also survived her brothers and sisters David Shelton, Robert Reinde and her sister Tania Reinde, as well as Marron, who spent the last year of her life with her.