Melissa Bessey

Melissa is a Toronto based on and off figure stylist, costume designer and production designer for film and TV, who has been working behind the scenes in entertainment since she graduated from OCAD U’s Material Art & Design program in 2004.  In addition to being passionate about bringing all visual elements of productions to life, Melissa also has an educational background in journalism and 17 years of experience writing for fashion and entertainment newspapers and magazines. As a life-long artist, Melissa loves carving out time to create original art, decor and props, and incorporating them into productions both big and small. Her artwork, writing and photography have been published in print and online newspapers, magazines and publications in throughout North America and internationally.