Jake Jackson is an multi award-winning special makeup effects artist and film producer. He learned the bulk of his makeup skills from Dick Smith’s advanced makeup course and has had a lifelong love of motion pictures and special makeup effects that has spanned over 20 years in the independent film industry.
His most recent special makeup effects work can be seen in the feature films “Exposure,” directed by Austin Snell and “I Am Lisa” directed by Patrick Rea. Other makeup credits include the multiple award-winning feature film “Hell Town” directed by Steve Balderson and Balderson’s forthcoming feature film “Alchemy of the Spirit”.
In addition to his makeup skills Jake has been a producer on multiple feature and short film productions. Currently he is completing work on a short film that he directed titled, “You’re Invited” and one that he produced titled “The Road Demon”.
Jake owns and operates Monster Maker By Night FX in Topeka, KS.