Veronica Speers

Veronica is a professionally trained Makeup Artist, Special Effects Artist, Esthetician, and Holistic Practitioner based in Yellowknife, NWT.

Throughout her career she has had the opportunity to work in film, television, photography, fashion, stage productions, and as an educator at Marvel and Alberta Academy of Aesthetics. 

She is certified in Makeup Artistry, Special Effects Makeup, Esthetics, Eyelash Extensions, Eyelash Lifts, Reflexology, Shiatsu, Raindrop Therapy, Relaxation Massage, Hot Stone Massage, and Aromatherapy. 

Highlights of Recent Experience

Instructor for Dead North Film Festival SPFX Prosthetics Workshop, 2019

Makeup Artist: Red Snow (feature film), post-production 2018

SPFX Makeup Artist: Elijah and the Rock Creature (feature film), 2018

Guest Host for Ptarmicon 2018’s Special Effects Workshop

Instructor for Dead North Film Festival Special Effects Workshop, 2018

Makeup Artist/SPFX and Hairstylist: Within the Stars (short film), 2018

Makeup Artist: Dead North Film Festival promo video, 2017

Makeup Artist/Hairstylist: APTN Aboriginal Day Live 2017 (TV), 2017

Instructor for Dead North Film Festival Special Effects Workshop, 2017

Makeup Artist Shadow: Caution: May Contain Nuts (TV series), 2016

Certified in Set Etiquette and Protocol, 2016

Recipient of the NWT Arts Council Grant for mentorship in Advanced Special Effects with Prudence Olenik, 2016

Makeup Artist/SPFX and Hairstylist: Scraper (short film), 2017

SPFX Artist: Heartbound (short film), 2017

Makeup Artist/SPFX and Hairstylist: Akoo (short film), 2016

Key Makeup Artist/SPFX Artist and Hairstylist: The Sun at Midnight (feature film), 2016