JCI Makeup Grad Bree-Anna Lehto and the Series of Unfortunate Events Team have won a Leo Award for Best Make-up in Dramatic Series. Bree-Anna has been working in A Series of Unfortunate Events Series since 2018, she took on the role of Makeup Assistant of effects for Neil Patrick Harris’s character Lemony Snicket.

Bree-Anna graduated from the JCI Makeup Artistry Program in 2013. She graduated at the top of her class and won first place twice at the Vancouver IMATS competition in the Battle of the Brushes for the Character/Prosthetic category, as well as the Beauty/Fantasy category.

She has worked in various makeup fields including fashion shows, photoshoots, headshots, weddings and theatre. Nevertheless, her overall passion for makeup is dedicated to Film & TV. She has worked on TV Shows like Prison Break, Arrow and the latest one A Series of Unfortunate Events. For which she has won a Leo Award for Best Makeup in Dramatic Series on Lemony Snicket’s – A Series of Unfortunate Events . She has a huge passion for the arts and continues to build on her experience in every different facet of the business.⠀⠀

Congratulations to Bree-Anna and the team of A Series of Unfortunate Events, consisting of: Rita Ciccozzi, Krista Seller, Tanya Hudson and Caitlin Groves. You all did, and do, amazing work!

JCI’s Makeup Artistry Diploma Program has gained an industry-wide reputation for excellence, giving students an exceptional network of contacts and resources when they enter the marketplace. During the 10-month full-time program, students study everything from glamor and special occasion makeup to special effects makeup and prosthetics application techniques. With classes limited to 16 students, individualized attention and encouragement foster each student’s personal and professional growth potential.

John Casablancas Institute is the pioneer of prosthetic lab techniques and face casting in Western Canada. This advanced level of training affords our graduates amazing opportunities and a significant advantage for a career in film, TV or theater.