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Brian Shackelford



Brian Shackelford is a graduate of Loyola Marymount University film school in  California and the founder of Tunnel Vizion Films, Inc. Shackelford's production and post production experience includes original and non fiction programming for the following gaming, film and television companies: ESL, ESP, OGN Gaming, 20th Century Fox, New Line Cinema, VH1, MTV, 51 Minds Entertainment, 44 Blue, Ryan Seacrest Productions, World of Wonder, T Group Productions, Electus, Scott Sternberg Productions, and Down In Front Entertainment.

He has worked as a cinematographer and lead editor for numerous independent films, television projects before directing, shooting and editing his own features, documentaries, TV Pilots, animation, music videos and webseries. His feature films include: “Hidden Orchard Mysteries: The Case of the Air B & B Robbery,” “Gettin’ the Munchies,”  “Watch What You Pray For,” “Ungrateful” and “Bad News Ballers.”

His documentaries include: “A Night at the Hungate” about the U.S. House of Representative William Hungate’s influence in desegregation, busing and the Watergate scandal narrated by his son David Hungate, original member of “Toto” and the award-winning “The Color of Medicine: The Story of Homer G. Phillips Hospital” about the rise and fall of the first all black premiere hospital in the world from 1937-1942.  


He also directed the award-winning PBS feature “Sunshine,Noodles and Me” about one women’s journey through breast cancer while adjusting to life in SIngapore, Malaysia.


Brian animation includes: “HBO’s animated comedy short, Porn Editor”; an animated commercial for Dewayne “The Rock” Johnson for FUSE TV; a celebrity-filled animated commercial for the American Black Film Festival (ABFF); a McDonald’s Spec Commercial in 2015 in which he was one of three national finalists.  


He has also created commercials for government entities including the award-winning Los Angeles County’s Parks and Recreation’s “Parks Challenge” music video and animated commercial for “Parks AFter Dark.” Also animated and live-action promos for Wisconsin State Parks Trails Systems.


In 2013 Shackelford received the Golden Kahuna Award from the Honolulu Film Festival for best comedy tv pilot “Animal Control TV,” and in 2014 he won 3rd place in the Film Festival and anfor his Sci-Fi, Action web series pilot, “Identity Confirmed” all shot on the cellphone.  action/sci-fi web series pilot for Identity Confirmed won third place in the Film Festival and honorable mention in the SoCal Film Festival.

For more information and updates about Brian’s current and future productions, visit his website at:  or here or email him.

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