Director Sheldon Candis Answers Five Questions with SCREEN
What do LeBron James, the Jackson Five, and the best birthday cake ever have in common? They’re all right here as director Sheldon Candis answers Five Questions with SCREEN. A cornerstone of the Quriosity Productions directorial roster, Sheldon has quickly become one of the most sought-after directors in the country, amid collaborations with Ava DuVernay, LeBron James (see below), Charles Barkley and more. Ready for Five Questions? Let’s get to it!
SCREEN: If you could be a part of one band or musical group in history, what would it be?
SHELDON: The Jackson 5. To get to play music with my brothers within the moment of my boyhood wonderment and touch the world with it. Priceless.
SCREEN: What actor would you cast to play you in the studio movie of your life?
SHELDON: I’d cast myself. No one’s lived it like I have. Based on a true story. Coming soon.
SCREEN: Most famous person you’ve ever met?
SHELDON: LeBron James. We worked together. Lebron executive produced my ‘movie within a video game’ for NBA 2K 20 WHEN THE LIGHTS ARE BRIGHTEST starring Idris Elba and Rosario Dawson.
Editor’s Note: Here’s the epic trailer to Sheldon’s collaboration with LeBron and a star-studded cast…
SCREEN: Best birthday present ever?
SHELDON: As a kid growing up in Baltimore in the late 80’s. A Baskin & Robbins ice cream birthday cake – bar none the best ever!
SCREEN: What’s the best thing you ever ate?
SHELDON: Fat Belly Tuna Sushi at 5:30 am inside the world famous Tokyo Tsukiji Fish Market.
Editor’s Note: Here is an epic walk through that famous street market…
SCREEN: If you could fix one thing, what would you fix?
SHELDON: Human Suffering.
SCREEN: Weekend getaway. Anywhere. Where to?
SHELDON: Tokyo. It literally feels like you travel to the future. The people, the food, the clothes, the culture, the architecture, the vibe… there’s no place on Earth like Tokyo.
SCREEN: You can only be a fan of one sports team. Which one?
SHELDON: Lakers. I loved Michael Jordan as a kid, but Magic Johnson was my favorite. He made basketball a fast moving ballet of art.
Thanks for playing, Sheldon! For a look at Sheldon’s collaboration with Ava DuVernay, click right here to check it out. For more from the fabulous folx at Quriosity Productions, click right here.