Sheldon Candis (L) and Justin Wilson behind ABC project “A Slave in the White House”
*Following the success of “Lee Daniels’ The Butler,” ABC has put in development a limited series about another famous black White House servant, reports Deadline.com.
“A Slave In The White House,” from filmmakers Sheldon Candis and Justin Wilson (“LUV“) and Deborah Spera and Maria Grasso’s One-Two Punch Prods, is a 12-hour limited series based on the true story of Paul Jennings, a Virginia-born slave who...Read Full Story
J. Cole's tearjerking visual for "Crooked Smile" not only pays tribute to the slain 7-year-old Aiyana Jones who was shot by a police officer during a 2010 home raid but delivers a strong message about racial profiling and the war on drugs. Director Sheldon Candis, whose latest cinematic contribution was the film Luv starring Common, recently spoke to VIBE about crafting an emotionally intense short film alongside Roc Nation's star student.
"J. Cole and everyone at Roc Nation basically...Read Full Story
For the third installation of " The L.U.V. Convo" , Director Sheldon Candis discusses the options and opportunities for formerly incarcerated black men like Common's character, Vincent.
For more of "The L.U.V Convo" be sure to check out episodes one and two featuring Ne-Yo, Red Cafe, Destorm Power and Sammi RotibiRead Full Story
VIBE is proud to partner with the creators of L.U.V. to present a 4-part web series that features young African-American entertainers discussing the importance of Education, Mentorship and Leadership in the Black Community.
The series will feature appearances by Common, Ne-Yo, Sheldon Candis, Sammi Robiti, Destorm Power and more.
In the first episode, Sheldon, Destorm and Sammi tackle the leadership in the Black Community.Read Full Story
In the second episode of "The LUV Convo" director, Sheldon Candis revisits some of the themes in the film and breakdowns the relationship between Vincent ( Common ) and Woody ( Michael Rainey Jr.)
Candis also tackles mentorship in the black community along with Ne-yo, Red Cafe & our VIBE panelists, Sammi Roitbi and Destorm Power.Read Full Story