Makeup, FX and Men’s Grooming Artist
Melissa Street is a 8 time NATAS Emmy Award winning, freelance makeup artist with over 30 years of experience in union and non-union film, television, commercial, print, corporate video and live events. She attended the renowned Joe Blasco Makeup School, The Institute of Studio Makeup and Elegance Academy all located in Los Angeles and graduating in 1986.
In 2001, Melissa founded her company, Epic Makeup, which provides camera-ready makeup services for a diverse list of Network, Media and Corporate Video clients including: Qualcomm, Microsoft, Nike, X- Box, Hewlett-Packard, Cisco Systems, NBC, ABC, CBS, CNN, E!News, SpikeTV and Viacomm.
Her past and present celebrity clients include: Carlos Santana, Foreigner, Kenny Loggins, Chris Ledoux, Michael Jordan, William H. Macy, Carrot Top, James Earl Jones, Louie Anderson, Jeff Bridges, Chris Mulkey, Christopher Reeve, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Cybil Sheppard, Tony Sirico, Virginia Madsen, Andrew J. West, Kirsten Vangsness, Suzanne Somers, Graham Phillips and Michelle Trachtenberg.
Some of Melissa’s notable projects include: Key Makeup Artist on Ron Howard’s Project Imagination film When You Find Me, with his daughter, actress Bryce Dallas-Howard directing. Department Head Makeup Artist on the non-union films: Walter, Sports Heaven, Super Athlete, Halo Legends, Carrot Top The Movie and The Fatal Heiress. Television projects include: FX Channel’s Terriers, ABC’s 20/20, NBC’s Dateline, Awesomeness TV’s series Guidance and the YouTube hit series, Vampire Mob to name just a few.
She is currently the Department Head Makeup Artist for NBC7 San Diego and Telemundo 20 news team for which she won her Emmy Awards and has most recently worked on the Paramount Pictures film, Top Gun 2: Maverick, due out in 2020, under Department Head, Felicity Bowring and Key Artist Elena Arroy.
Melissa has also used her special effects skills on industrial training videos for P.O.S.T. (Police Officers Standardized Training) and several branches of the U.S. Military, as well as with the FBI assisting in their “undercover” work.