Baltimore native Sheldon Candis is a graduate of the USC School of Cinematic Arts. Candis’ feature directorial debut LUV was an official selection in the 2012 Sundance Film Festival Dramatic Competition. Candis directed the feature length documentary BALTIMORE BOYS for the prestigious ESPN Films banner.
Candis has also directed WHO WILL SURVIVE AMERICA for the Sundance Now Doc Club original series Take 5: Justice in America. The short documentary chronicles America’s love affair and easy accessibility to guns. Candis also directed the short docu-series ‘I WILL WHAT I WANT’ for Under Armour and ballerina phenom Misty Copeland.
Recently, Candis wrapped production on WHEN THE LIGHTS ARE BRIGHTEST, the next chapter of the cult following video game series NBA 2K for Springhill Entertainment and 2K Studios. Executive Produced by LeBron James and Maverick Carter, starring Idris Elba, Rosario Dawson, Thomas Middleditch, and Lamorne Morris.