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Millicent Shelton    

Music Video & Television Director

Millicent B. Shelton is an American music video, television, and film director.

Shelton began her career as a wardrobe production assistant on the Spike Lee film Do the Right Thing. She went on to direct music videos for artists such as Mary J. Blige, R. Kelly, Aaliyah, CeCe Peniston, and Salt-n-Pepa.

Her other directing credits include the motion picture Ride and episodes of Everybody Hates Chris, The Bernie Mac Show, Girlfriends, Castle, Californication, My Name Is Earl, 90210, Men of a Certain Age, Pan Am, Leverage, and 30 Rock, for which she became the first African-American woman to earn a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series.


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