Marty Shea

Filming Collaboratively: Leveraging Technology to Unite and Inspire Creators

Co-Founder / Artistic Director at CollabFeature

Marty Shea is co-founder and artistic director of the international collaborative film endeavor CollabFeature. He’s worked in the film industry for 17 years, most recently as a producer, production manager, and assistant director. His credits include commercials for Budweiser, Alibaba, Northern Trust, General Motors, and Chrysler; music videos for Eminem, Snoop Dogg, R Kelly, and the Lil Wayne; Billy Crystal’s “61*,” “The Upside of Anger” with Kevin Costner and Joan Allen, “America’s Most Wanted,” and Oprah Winfrey’s “The Big Give.” He directed the award-winning short films “21 Carbs” and “The Planning Lady,” which have screened at dozens of international film festivals including Mill Valley, Austin, DC Shorts and Cinequest. Marty & his longtime collaborator Ian Bonner founded CollabFeature in 2010 as a means to unite filmmakers and “content source” feature films and series. CollabFeature’s latest film “Train Station,” directed by 40 filmmakers from 25 countries, has been acclaimed by critics and won several awards including “Best Feature” at the LA Diversity Film Festival.