Canyon Entertainment
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Simone Sheffield is the President/Owner of Canyon Industries International which was established in 1981.

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"THE READING": Director/Writer/Producer - Courtney Glaude (2023)
Co-Executive Producer - Simone Sheffield / Rob Wilkins
Cast: Mo'Nique, Chasity Sereal, Denisha Hardeman, Charnele Brown, Ian Haywood, Sara Alavi, Lisa Alavi, Mcauley Teters

"PODCAST" - This Audible Original podcast (2021) “Billie Was a Black Woman” is produced by Spoke Media in collaboration with Paramount Pictures. Executive Producer Simone Sheffield and launched exclusively on Audible and Amazon Music on Billie’s birthday, April 7th, 2021.

The four-episode exploration of Black womanhood through the life and lens of Billie Holiday features an incredible array of Black creators and activists, including Andra Day and Lee Daniels (the star and director of the film ‘The United States vs. Billie Holiday’), as well as Dr. Angela Davis, Laverne Cox, Mariah Carey, Naomi Campbell and more.

"THE UNITED STATES vs BILLIE HOLIDAY" - (2021) A Film by Lee Daniels Release 2021,
Co-Executive Producer - Simone Sheffield
Cast: Andra Day, Trevante Rhodes, Tyler James Williams, Natasha Lyonne, Miss Lawrence, Da'Vine Joy Randolph, Evan Ross, Leslie Jordan

"EMPIRE" - Television Series - (2015-2016-2017-2018) SEASON 1 / SEASON 2 / SEASON 3 / SEASON 4 on FOX
Music Coordinator - Simone Sheffield
A Television Series by Lee Daniels
Original Air Date 2015
Cast: Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson, Jussie Smollett, Gabourey Sidibe

"STAR" - Television Series - (2016) PILOT
Music Coordinator - Simone Sheffield
A Television Series by Lee Daniels / Tom Donaghy
Cast: Queen Latifah, Benjamin Bratt, Jude Demorest, Ryan Destiny, Brittany O'Grady, Amiyah

"THE BUTLER" (2013) A Film by Lee Daniels
Release 2013, Co-Producer - Simone Sheffield
Cast: Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, Jane Fonda, Terrence Howard

"THE PAPERBOY" (2012) A Film by Lee Daniels
Release 2012, Co-Producer - Simone Sheffield
Cast: Nicole Kidman, Matthew McConaughey, John Cusack, Zac Efron as The Paperboy

The Paperboy

"PRECIOUS ": aka "PUSH": Based on a Novel by Sapphire (2009)
Co-Executive Producer - Simone Sheffield
Cast: Mo'Nique, Paula Patton, Mariah Carey, Lenny Kravitz, Gabourey Sidibe as Precious

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Released 2006, Co-Producer - Simone Sheffield
Cast: Helen Mirren, Cuba Gooding Jr., MoNique, Macy Gray

Released 2004, Associate Producer - Simone Sheffield
Cast: Kevin Bacon, Mos Def, Benjamin Bratt, Kyra Sedgwick, Eve

Released 2000, Producer - Simone Sheffield
Cast: Maria Conchita Alonso, Paul Winfield


Aishwarya Appeared on Oprah
Monday September 28, 2009.

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