Above: Jo-Ann applies finishing touches to Kevin James on the set of Pixels

Jo-Ann MacNeil is an award winning makeup designer known for her work as Head of Makeup on films such as Pompeii and Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, for which she won the 2014 Canadian Screen Award for Achievement in Make Up in a Feature Film.

Jo-Ann has recently completed work on Chris Columbus’ Pixels, due for release in July 2015, and is currently Head of Makeup for the Lifetime / Sony Pictures Television production The Lizzie Borden Chronicles.

She is a member of the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television and IATSE Local 873. Much in demand, Jo-Ann is based in London and available for work worldwide.

Recent Work

The Lizzie Borden Chronicles (2015)

Production Company: Lifetime / Sony Pictures Television

Head of Makeup: Jo-Ann MacNeil

Cast includes: Christina Ricci, Clea Duvall, Cole Hauser, Jonathan Banks, Jessy Schram

Christina Ricci from The Lizzie Borden Chronicles 2015

Pixels (2015)

Director: Chris Columbus
Production Company: Columbia Pictures

Head of Makeup: Jo-Ann MacNeil

Cast includes: Adam Sandler, Michelle Monaghan, Peter Dinklage, Sean Bean, Kevin James, Brian Cox

Pompeii (2014)

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson
Production Company: Impact Pictures

Head of Makeup: Jo-Ann MacNeil

Cast includes: Kit Harington, Carrie-Anne Moss, Emily Browning, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Jessica Lucas, Jared Harris, Joe Pingue, Kiefer Sutherland, Currie Graham

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013)

Director: Harald Zwart
Production Company: Unique Features

Head of Makeup: Jo-Ann MacNeil

Cast includes: Lily Collins, Jamie Campbell Bower, Kevin Zegers, Jemima West, Robert Sheehan, Robert Maillet, Kevin Durand, Godfrey Gao, Lena Headey, Harry Van Gorkum, CCH Pounder, Jared Harris, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson
Production Company: Impact Pictures

Head of Makeup: Jo-Ann MacNeil

Cast includes: Milla Jovovic, Sienna Guillory, Michelle Rodriguez, Aryana Engineer, Bingbing Li, Boris Kodjoe, Johann Urb, Robin Kasyanov, Kevin Durand