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Shawn Welling

Welling's career began in dance, before his rise in the indie film world. Soon after, he opened the dance studio Planet Funk Academy in Houston, TX. His career as a dancer saw him performing & choreographing for the NBA World Championship games for the Houston Rockets in 1994 and continued with NFL & NHL half-time shows, Cirque du Soleil (Dralion)... See full bio »

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 2015 The Mechanic (Short) (filming)
 2015 If I Could Talk (Short)
 2011-2015 AXI: Avengers of eXtreme Illusions (TV Series) (18 episodes)
- The Gift (2015)
- The Serf (2015)
- Salvator (2015)
- 5 Second Rule (2015)
- Alive (2014)
 2014/XIV The Gift (Short)
 2014 Adamo (Short)
 2013/V The Walk (Short)
 2009 The Messenger: 360 Days of Bolivar (Documentary)
 2006 The House of Dreams (Documentary)
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Other Works:

Music Video - Phillip "Pacman" Chbeeb's song "My Dreams Don't Sleep Tonight" - Director

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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[When asked if he always wanted to make movies] Absolutely! I think that, in the end, film making is the ultimate form of artistic expression. In my years as a painter, photographer, and dance choreographer nothing took as much work, dedication, and time as creating the first film. See more »


Shawn believes in the importance of staying physically fit. He enjoys such activities as cycling, yoga, and various water sports. See more »

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