The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire.
— Ferdinand Foch

Jade Thompson is a Los Angeles based costume designer.  Originally from Oklahoma, Jade attended the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising on scholarship and graduated Magna Cum Laude with an Associate of Arts degree in fashion design in 2012.

After graduation, Jade pursued costume design and freelance fashion design projects as well assisting the FIDM public relations director as a PR assistant for Emmy and Oscar nominated costume design exhibits and events.  Several films Jade costumed won multiple awards at film festivals all over the world; Who Killed Johnny was released in theaters in Switzerland in 2013.

In fall of 2013 Jade was hired full-time as an assistant designer for menswear company
Ace Rivington working on design development and communicating with vendors in the U.S. and overseas.

Jade left Ace Rivington in the fall of 2014 to costume Wrestling Isn't Wrestling, a short comedic film about the history of HHH in WWE by screenwriter Max Landis (Chronicle, American Ultra).

Since the completion of Wrestling Isn't Wrestling Jade has worked on a number of films as costume designer including Grrl Scouts directed by Mike Dahlquist, a pilot based on Jim Mahfood's comic book as well as Superhero Breakup, a comedy short for Anna Akana's YouTube channel, shot at the YouTube Space LA.  Jade is currently working on the web series The Friendless Five written by Melanie Recker, directed by Maggie Levin, started pre production for Video Game Catz, a short film written by Lydia Bottom, and is working as a costume designer on CC Social Scene by Comedy Central.

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An ambitious costume designer with experience in creating and styling costumes for film as well as women's & menswear design.

Photo by Sela Shiloni

Photo by Sela Shiloni

You heard it here first: Jade Thompson is a rare talent coming up in the fashion world. Not only is she extraordinarily gifted in design and illustration, she has a uniquely exciting and aspirational point of view and all the skills and intelligence to execute it. She was the only person I thought of to design the cover illustration of my novel, Lost in Manhattan. And she was the only one I thought of to oversee the costuming of my ambitious $10K short film, “Meet the Zillas”. She delivered with incomparable artistry and dependability. Her work ethic and collaborative spirit are second to none. I cannot recommend her highly enough. Whatever your expectations, she will exceed them - excitedly so.
— Moreen Littrell: Founder of DemiLoca Productions, Writer/Director of MEET THE ZILLAS