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Tom Shelly

After attending the USC School of Cinema-Television, directed numerous episodes of America's Most Wanted Director. Then directed numerous episodes of the Fox Kid's show Beetleborgs. Moved into reality television with Eco Challenge, British Columbia, and then onto the first season of Survivor. He moved into the Executive Producing role for that ... See full bio »
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 2014 American Dream Builders (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2011 Love in the Wild (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Episode #1.7 (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.6 (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.5 (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.4 (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... (executive producer)
 2009-2010 Dating in the Dark (TV Series) (executive producer - 12 episodes)
- Episode #2.6 (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.5 (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.4 (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.3 (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.2 (2010) ... (executive producer)
 2010 Conveyor Belt of Love (TV Movie) (executive producer)
  Survivor (TV Series) (executive producer - 173 episodes, 2001 - 2008) (supervising producer - 18 episodes, 2001 - 2002) (senior producer - 13 episodes, 2000)
- The Brains Behind Everything (2008) ... (executive producer)
- It All Depends on the Pin-Up Girl (2008) ... (executive producer)
- He's a Snake, But He's My Snake (2008) ... (executive producer)
- She Obviously Is Post-Op! (2008) ... (executive producer)
- Want to See the Elephant Dung? (2008) ... (executive producer)
 2008 The Baby Borrowers (TV Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- Senior Citizens: A Journey's End (2008) ... (executive producer)
- Teens: The Break Up (2008) ... (executive producer)
- Pre-Teens: Where Did They All Come From? (2008) ... (executive producer)
- Toddlers: We're Back! (2008) ... (executive producer)
- Babies, Part 2: The First Evaluation (2008) ... (executive producer)
 2007 The Baby Borrowers (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2007) ... (executive producer)
 2000 Survivor - Season One: The Greatest and Most Outrageous Moments (Video documentary) (senior producer)
 2000 Mel Gibson's 'Braveheart': A Filmmaker's Passion (TV Short documentary) (producer)
 1999 Making Life Beautiful (TV Short documentary) (segment producer)
 1999 Shakespeare in Love and on Film (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 1996 Eco Challenge British Columbia (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 1995 The World of James Bond (TV Movie documentary) (creative producer)
 1994 Through the Eyes of Forrest Gump (TV Movie documentary) (segment producer)
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Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Art department (1 credit)
Show Show Production manager (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)

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