NIDA acknowledges the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the lands on which we learn and tell stories, the Bidjigal, Gadigal, Dharawal and Dharug peoples, and we pay our respects to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders past and present.

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Jess McIntosh
2023 BFA Properties & Objects Jess McIntosh

About Jess

Jess is a passionate creator and props maker based in Sydney. Full of creativity and a hands-on approach, she has carved out her niche in the world of character work, moulding and casting, and specialty costumes.

Her expertise lies in moulding and casting, a skill that allows her to recreate even the most intricate details of beloved characters' weapons, accessories, and more. She takes pride in bringing these iconic pieces to life with precision and care.

Jess believes that her work is not just about creating tangible objects; it's about the transformative power of art and storytelling. She believes that speciality costume allows viewers to connect with their favourite characters on a deeper level. She looks forward to working in film, producing more character work, and bringing the magic to life.

NIDA Productions

Props Assistant

Props Assistant
God’s Country

Production Designer, Prop Maker, Set Dresser

Props Maker
Prem Patr

Props Supervisor
The Writer

Props Supervisor
Splendour, 2023