Jessica Panetta is a makeup artist based out of the great city of Toronto. Most often working in film, television and web content, Jessica is a leading artist within the commercial, beauty and bridal industries as well. Her approach to her artistry is a unique practice. With a marriage between creation, collaboration and skill, Jessica prides herself on creatively executing efficient and clean makeups with a high standard of etiquette and professionalism.
Jessica began her creative vocation at McMaster University, receiving an Honours BA in the school's Film & Theatre program. She then continued her studies at Complections College of Makeup Art & Design, graduating from the Complete Degree Program.
Having worked as the Key Makeup and Hair artist in a variety of formats, some recent long format credits include Sythia Films feature, and TIFF 2014 Best Canadian First Feature Bang Bang Baby (2014) developed at the prestigious Cannes Residency, Canadian legend Bruce Macdonalds feature The Husband (2012) and Canadian Screen Award nominated web series The Amazing Gayl Pile (2014). Jessica's work has been screened at multiple festivals including TIFF, Sundance Film Festival, Festival de Cannes, Whistler Film Festival, Calgary International Film Festival, Montreal World Film Festival, Reel World Film Festival and Toronto and LA Webfests. She was recently awarded Best Makeup Design at the Rome Web Awards for her work on the three time CSA Nominated Webseries Whatever, Linda and also holds a nomination for Best Makeup design at the Indie Series Awards in 2013 for CSA winning Webseries Ruby Skye PI.