New Director - Sheldon Candis

Baltimore native, Sheldon’s feature directorial debut LUV, starring the supremely talented rapper Common was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival. He has since built an impressive career with docu-narrative series such as ‘Deep Dive’ for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and ‘I will what I want’ about ballet phenomenon Misty Copeland. His feature length documentary Baltimore Boys – the true story of the greatest high school basketball team ever – is an ESPN 30 for 30 original film. In 2016 the Sundance Now Doc Club released his short docu­mentary ‘Who will Survive America’ about the USA’s love affair with guns.
Sheldon’s music video short film “Crooked Smile”, a collaboration with RocNation and J.Cole was nominated for the MTV Music Video Award for Best Video with a social Statement,
Sheldon also brings a wealth of experience in commercial film projects, with previous work for clients including Beats, Ford, Walmart, Under Armour and Honda. We are thrilled to have him aboard.
Picture: Sheldon directing Michael Rainey Jr. in LUV