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Nel Shelby

Nel Shelby (Filmmaker, Producer)
Nel Shelby, founder of NSP, has a vision for dance documentation, and her many years of dance study give her an insider's eye for capturing movement on video. Her love of wires and technology put her behind the camera over 8 years ago. Nel has held the position of videographer and for the internationally renowned Jacob's Pillow summer Dance Festival in the Berkshires for the past six years. There she has been responsible for every aspect of documenting dance performances and festival culture, as well as managing interns and educating students about the technical and philosophical aspects of shooting dance. Her New York City Based Production company has grown to encompass a diverse list of clients. Nel holds a B.F.A. in dance and a B.S. in broadcast video. She lives in New York City with her husband and beautiful daughter Gracie. More information can be found at