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Jennifer McCollom

Jennifer McCollom

As a professional make-up artist, Jennifer McCollom has worked on feature films, television shows, plays, and numerous commercials. Her film credits include The Hunger Games, The Black Phone, The Conjuring, The BoxThe Righteous Gemstones, The Eyes of Tammy Faye, Leatherheads, Talladega Nights, Taking Liberty, the Oscar nominated June Bug, MAX, The Disappointment Room, Masterminds, The Reliant and the upcoming Spirit. Her TV work includes Army Wives, the Emmy Award-winning HBO miniseries John Adams, Homeland for Showtime, Spike TV’s Bar Rescue, CBS’s Reckless, as well as Cinemax’s Banshee. She has also lent her experience to several independent films including cult favorites Dead Inn and Last Lives, as well as A Long Way Off, Tarnished Notes, and Unbridled.

When not on set, Jennifer teaches Film and Special Effects at local community colleges, as well as creating unique special effects pieces and costumes for fandom, including Doctor Who, Star Trek and Steampunk.

Jennifer was born in Wilmington, NC; and lived Pennsylvania and Florida before settling down in Randleman, NC with her husband and cats. She holds a BA in Theatre and Physics from UNCG, is a licensed cosmetologist and I.A.T.S.E. Local 798 Journeyman.

She believes you should never stop learning!