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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 8 June 1969Port of Spain, Trinidad
Birth NameSheldon Francis Michael Robins
Nickname Shell
Height 6' 3" (1.91 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Named after Saints Sheldon Robins is an award winning producer, writer and director, he has an extensive worldwide entertainment experience spanning twenty-two years. As a graduate from National University, Sheldon has a Masters Degree in Film Arts, and he has a BA in Liberal Arts from St Mary's College of California. Robins also has a Criminal Justice Pre Law background and his passion for detail resonates in his film projects. In addition to his educational qualifications he is also a published author, with work in, among other publications; "Lord of the Streets"(feature film) "Lockjaw: Rise of the Kulev Serpeant" (feature film) "Prenatal Dance with Menina" (video)"Murder 101" (feature film), "Through the Eyes of Faith" (Documentary Film) for which he won an award from the Producer's Guild of America Pro-Show. Robins is a co-writer on "Lord of the Streets," starring Academy Award winning Kris Kristofferson & DMX.

With his business development skills coupled with his strategic alliances he has created an innovative and proficient structure for film financing and film distribution worldwide.

Mr. Robin's expertise covers a eclectic gamut of critical areas: screenwriting, film development, film financing, film distribution, tax incentives, film marketing, social media interaction, sales, co-productions, product placement, acquisitions, branding, licensing and consumer & trade marketing at all levels. As President and CEO of Upper Laventille he has structured several distribution deals, for television, video and film. He has also distributed video titles directly to retail giants like Amazon worldwide. As President he was responsible for launching and overseeing the distribution division, also theatrically releasing a couple of thriller feature films in North America. He has also sourced, completed and structured several studio-level production deals. In the television arena, he co-produced The Black Poker Superstars International, which helped unveil Kevin Hart's true value, and has been considered the platform for "The Real Husbands of Hollywood" television reality series. The show starred Eddie Murphy, Mekhi Phifer, Kevin Hart, Katt Williams and many other celebrities. The show was the channel's #1 ranking in its time slot. As a C.E.O of his own multi media production company, Sheldon has the working experience from which to draw and build his foundation to produce successful television series and feature films.

He is also a talented Producer, having earned an award for his film "Asian Invasion: the Art of Combat" filmed in Seoul Korea. His business background, education and hands on experience make him a talented scriptwriter and gifted producer. His film-projects have already earned him strong critical reviews, and have set him on the path to no doubt becoming one of Hollywood's legends. Robins' unique and aggressive path in entertainment is indeed 'A TRUE HOLLYWOOD STORY."

- IMDb Mini Biography By: NLE Management

Trivia (10)

Hosted 1997's ESPN2 exercise show (Reebok City Jam).
Played Shields in Short Film "Gamepoint", which has been voted as Urban Entertainment's number one Short Film.
Was considered for the role of Quincy in "Love & Basketball"
Named after Saint Francis and Saint Michael by his mother.
Studied Criminal Justice Pre Law, and wanted to be a lawyer.
Favorite quote "Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We only have today. Let us Begin." Mother Teresa
Does not smoke or drink alcohol
Plays Paintball Professionally. Also owns his own Paintball Team (Studio City Icemen)
Plays in the NBAE. (Celebrity League Sanctioned by the NBA).
Professional Disc Jockey.

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