Candice has been involved in the research and development of fiction and non-fiction short form material, seeking to merge her fervency for storytelling with her compassion for social and environmental justice. Long-term goals include feature-length fiction projects that add substance to these narratives.
Candice was born in Queens, NY and lives in Brooklyn. Her early evolution includes studying and performing as a dancer, actor and improv-sketch artist, training in studio and field production and working stints as a regional stage manager. A work-study program at the Roundabout Theatre Company led to modest but significant opportunities to hone her performance skills with actors Jasmine Guy and David Strathairn, playwright Nicole Quinn and film directors Jace Alexander, Christian Faber and David Gleeson.
Taking an extended departure from the business, she parlayed her skills to direct her first short documentary titled “Go Quietly” which screened at the Ohio Independent Film Festival during the week of the 2016 U.S. Presidential election. Her screenplay, “Alternative Universe,” won the top prize at the Austin Comedy Short Film Festival.
Recently completed projects include a short documentary titled "The Robo Con" and a short screenplay, "Anatomy of a Crime Scene",
Candice is a member of NY Women in Film & Television, SAG-AFTRA and the International Documentary Association.
Unique traits: Born with a curiosity streak.
Anatomy of a Crime Scene Sci-fi ⋄ Drama Mother Earth is personified in this tone poem, depicting the human species as the destructive force in perpetuating the vast devastation of our planet and Her most precious resources. https://candicedelevante.com/a...
The Robo Con Documentary A little-known shell corporation formed by the big banks and Wall Street has been quietly foreclosing on homes across America with no oversight from local, state or federal authorities by using a process called robo signing.
Alternative Universe Animation "Alternative Universe" is an animated space tale. The newly elected U.S. President, Donald Trump, is seeing his psychiatrist and former Nazi adviser to his father, Dr. Hoopenschlocken. Fulfilling a promise to Donald's late father, the doctor has the arduous task of transforming his narcissistic, fascist son into a principled, benevolent leader of the free world.
Go Quietly Documentary An American homeowner describes the wrath of her mortgage lender, the ominous Wells Fargo "Playbook," ambiguous Dodd Frank Act and a polarized commercial banking system during the Great Recession of 2008.