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Welling Films has packed the silver Screen for over 20 years. From AMC, LANDMARK, CINEMARK and SUNDANCE THEATRES

Cowboys and Indians magazine on "If I Could Ride"

Great Day Houston on "The Messenger: 360 Days of Bolivar"

The Messenger features a unique look into the lives of some of the saltiest characters one could ever find in Texas who live at what they call the end of the road.

120 festival wins, 32 best actor awards, 7 best cinematography wins.

Paris Film Awards – Paris, France / “Best Feature - If I Could Ride”.


actor tOm sizemore talks about his second chance to do what he loves by starring in welling films' "narco sub", WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY Shawn Welling AND PRODUCED BY Deepwater MOTION PICTURE GROUP, while filming in houston.


15 years of movie making by Welling Films, 15 Features, 19 Shorts, 2 Documentaries and 36 TV/Web episodes.

FILM PRESS ARCHIVE


THROUGHOUT THE YEARS, SHAWN HAS MADE AN IMPACT IN THE HOUSTON FILM COMMUNITY. THROUGH SHAWN'S CREATIVE MINDSET AND ORGANIC FILMMAKING, HE HAS ESTABLISHED HIMSELF TO BE ONE OF THE BEST DIRECTORS to work with IN HOUSTON.


2016

if I could bark / short

SENIOR FORUMS “IF YOU LOVE DOGS, THIS SHORT FILM WILL MELT YOUR HEART. I'VE WATCHED THIS MANY TIMES AND HAVE BAWLED MY HEART OUT EACH TIME.”

https://www.seniorforums.com/threads/short-films-if-i-could-talk-and-if-i-could-bark.66371/


Big geek daddy “'if i could bark' is a wonderful short film about a man who wished he could bark to tell his dog all the things he wanted to share."

https://biggeekdad.com/2017/09/if-i-could-bark/





2015

IF I COULD TALK / SHORT

Rover — “Best Dog Film Short”

https://www.rover.com/blog/dog-short-film-if-i-could-talk-hw/


Senior Forums — “If you love dogs, this short film will melt your heart. I've watched this many times and have bawled my heart out each time.”

https://www.seniorforums.com/threads/short-films-if-i-could-talk-and-if-i-could-bark.66371/


People-Animal MagazineFrance "Live together with them, life is more beautiful. Those who don't see it don't know what they're missing."

https://www-peuple--animal-com.translate.goog/video,lecture,538_if-i-could-talk---best-dog-film-short-director--shawnwellingaxi.html?_x_tr_sl=fr&_x_tr_tl=en&_x_tr_hl=en&_x_tr_pto=sc


My Goosebump Moment — “If I Could Talk is a film that takes us through the life of a dog and shows us how deeply our pets are intertwined in our lives. And how much they love us."

https://mygoosebumpmoment.com/the-short-movie-if-i-could-talk/


Big Geek Dad — “If I Could Talk is a wonderful short film about a dog and the things he would like to say to the man who saved him…” 

https://biggeekdad.com/2016/07/if-a-dog-could-talk/


Awesome Jelly — “Touching Short Film Shows What It Would Be Like If Dogs Could Talk”

https://awesomejelly.com/touching-short-film-shows-what-it-would-be-like-if-dogs-could-talk/


Ripley the Dog — "when a man saves an abandoned puppy, he finds a best friend"

https://ripleythedog.com/2018/04/06/if-i-could-talk-short-film/





2011

PROJECT AETHER / FEATURE FILM

Houston Press — Houston, TX / “Best Local Filmmaker, Shawn Welling”

https://www.houstonpress.com/best-of/2011/arts-and-entertainment/best-local-benefactor-6607040



Talk650 Morning Show — HOUSTON, TX / INTERVIEW WITH Shawn Welling

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ehq3y_RS2B4


2010

PROJECT AETHER / FEATURE FILM

C-47 HOUSTON ENTERTAINMENT MAGAZINE — HOUSTON, TX / INTERVIEW WITH Shawn Welling

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5KgQxvOH38s


2009

The Messenger: 360 Days of Bolivar / FEATURE FILM

Houston PressHouston, TX / “Best Local Film”

https://www.houstonpress.com/best-of/2009/arts-and-entertainment/best-jukebox-6606566



FILM PRESS WORLD OF DANCE


AS AN ICON IN THE HOUSTON DANCE COMMUNITY, SHAWN EXPANDED HIS DANCE THROUGH FILM TO SHARE WITH THE WORLD OF DANCE.


Shawn Welling with World of Dance host Megan Batoon at the avalon theatre reciEIving

"best Dance Film Director" - 2015


2015

WORLD OF DANCE AWARDS RED CARPET INTERVIEW WITH Shawn Welling — Los Angeles, CA

Shawn Welling with Fik-Shun

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=--wcMEQqDVc


WORLD OF DANCE WEEKLY — Los Angeles, CA

WELLING FILMS THE AXI: MONSTERZ

Halloween Special / Dytto & Shawn Welling

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uGFL9Z1Tvy4


2013

WORLD OF DANCE WEEKLY — LOS ANGELES, CA

WELLING FILMS The AXI: Red Rum

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qKctMBS72vU&list=PL193760A885BE9CBA&index=5


WORLD OF DANCE — HOUSTON, TX

WELLING FILMS THE AXI: blog

LES TWINS / AXI "AMNESTY" CLIPS

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AYtEDlZ2pYo&list=PL193760A885BE9CBA&index=6


World of Dance Network — Los Angeles, CA

WELLING FILMS THE AXI

The Global Dance Movement Has Begun

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QVGHzT3Jw-4


WORLD OF DANCE — HOUSTON, TX

WELLING FILMS THE AXI

Les Twins / VidCon with Chachi Gonzales

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pfdfzm9dg78&list=PL193760A885BE9CBA&index=2


FILM FUN REACTION VIDEOS


SHAWN'S CREATIVE choreography & DIRECTING GARNERED national attention through these viewers.


2022

WELLING FILMS THE AXI: LES TWINS / HOT DAMN

REACTION from soocharmingg dayday

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aRsrGDwloz0


2021

WELLING FILMS THE AXI: Les Twins / SALVATOR

"CHOREOGRAPHY F*CKING BLEW MY MIND!" REACTION from prem reacts

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JbleC51wwUI


WELLING FILMS THE AXI: LES TWINS / SALVATOR

REACTION from dancin nate

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iLebeqpxkNA


WELLING FILMS THE AXI: LES TWINS / HOT DAMN

Reaction FROM DANCIN NATE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oCI5mcqtya4


2019

WELLING FILMS THE AXI: LES TWINS / THE BEGGAR

REACTION from niccdashoota!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CfZkmEq6VpQ


2017

WELLING FILMS THE AXI: LES TWINS / THE BEGGAR

Reaction from malik g

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jDui4sR0YzU


WELLING FILMS THE AXI: LES TWINS / SALVATOR

Reaction from malik g

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X7BR9t7I4QU


WELLING FILMS THE AXI: LES TWINS / BIG TALL WISH

"GOOSEBUMPS!!" REACTION from malik G

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RQlZ4Q94GVo


WELLING FILMS THE AXI: LES TWINS / THE BEGGAR

REACTION from hood

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ACF_8-7dWQ


WELLING FILMS THE AXI: LES TWINS / SALVATOR

Reaction from hood

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jrK4cZ1l1QE


WELLING FILMS THE AXI: LES TWINS / HOT DAMN

REACTION FROM IFLAMES

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgwEuhAu-1Q


WELLING FILMS THE AXI: LES TWINS / BANG

REACTION FROM FISH EYE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O4Yt08yDa6A


WELLING FILMS THE AXI: LES TWINS / HOT DAMN

Reaction from Malik G

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TOZOI6yyAS0


2016

WELLING FILMS THE AXI: LES TWINS / HOT DAMN

Reaction from perceptions of porsh

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DkGskLDsImA


WELLING FILMS THE AXI: LES TWINS / BANG

Reaction from IFLAMES

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=84GffXlPfho


WELLING FILMS THE AXI: LES TWINS / BIG TALL WISH

REACTION FROM IFLAMES

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eeOiAFriWYs


WELLING FILMS THE AXI: LES TWINS / BANG

Reaction FROM Jade Ecru

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i82r-tvTRwI


WELLING FILMS THE AXI: LES TWINS / HOT DAMN

Reaction from Perceptions of Porsh

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DkGskLDsImA


WELLING FILMS THE AXI: LES TWINS / HOT DAMN

REACTION from Roddy Rod

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jk1PAjks-f8&t=188s



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