Dhyana Renee Forte

Savannah, Georgia

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About Me

Hi! I am a Professional Makeup Artist/ Special Effects Artist/ Hairstylist residing now in Savannah, GA. I am originally from the NY Metro Area, and my artistry has taken me all over the Northeast and Southeast. For several years I attended a private art school studying portraiture, which lead me to Toronto, ON where I studied makeup artistry. I have been a member of IATSE Local 798 since 2012.

I have several years' experience working as a Makeup Department Head/Key Makeup Artist/Sfx Artist Designer and Key Hairstylist. My experience is in Feature Film, TV, Commercial, Music Video, Editorial, Fashion Editorial, Documentary, Corporate Video and Live Theatre. ( HD, RED, Alexia, Green/White Screens etc.) Script breakdown, scheduling and continuity.

Film/TV Production Companies include: Paramount Pictures, 20th Century Fox, ABC, CBS, PBS, A&E, NBC Universal, MTV, Tru TV, A. Smith & Co., Bloomberg TV, SYFY Network, Comedy Central, CBS Sports.

Clients include: People Magazine, New York Times, Inked Magazine, DDB Worldwide, Saatchi & Saatchi, Ford Motors, Wells Fargo, Kingfisher Blue Beer, SunnyD, General Mills, Cuervo International, Powerball NY Lottery, General Mills, Dupont Corporation, AVAYA, Merck Industries, Novo Nordisk, Continental Airlines,Humana Insurance, Merrill Lynch Outlook.

Film and TV casts include: Melissa Leo, Jesse Ventura, Judy Woodruff, James Naughton, Kelli O'Hara, Mark Sanchez, Dom Formusa, Jim Cramer etc.

2023 Hollywood Guild Best Contemporary Makeup Nomination for "The Menu".
Recipient of a "Best Special Effects Makeup" Award in 2010 from the Los Angeles Cinema Festival of Hollywood.

Straight Makeup, Beauty Makeup, Character Creation, Historical Drama, Special Effects.

High Fashion and Vintage Photographic Makeup/ Hairstyling. Men's Grooming.

Special Effects include: aging, wounds, burns, blood work, bruises, scars, death makeups, dirt, facial hair laying, fantasy, prosthetics, tattoo application and coverage, etc.

With my artistic insight, keen eye and professional work ethic, I am confident I will bring a beneficial contribution to your creative endeavors, and become an integral part of your production team.


References are available on request.

Own full Makeup, Special Effects, Hairstyling and Men's Grooming Kits.
Love to travel.

I have been in the industry since 2005.

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