Justine McCloskey graduated with honours from Ryerson University's BFA Film Studies program in 2013, specializing in writing and production design. In 2012 she won the prestigious Norman Jewison Award for Innovation in Filmmaking. She was also nominated for the 2013 Dean's Essay Award for her essay "Grete Suffraunce: Dysentery and The Crusades."
Since graduation, Justine has been working with local blog Crustcrumbs on several creative culinary projects, and art directed two Stocksy dinner photo shoots. After working as a Photographer and Video Producer at THP Agency, Justine went on to attend the University of Toronto where she is currently working on her MA in Art History and TA-ing media and photography courses with both UofT and OCADu.