The Diploma of Cinemagraphic Makeup is your ticket to the most exciting makeup career of all, a film and television makeup artist! This course has been developed to meet the needs of the film industry.
Exclusive to the Australian Academy of Cinemagraphic Makeup, this exciting course provides students with a unique opportunity to learn from leading film and television makeup artists as they prepare you for a career in the amazing and demanding film and television industry.
|Study Option||Duration||Start Date|
|Full Time: Two days per week, 9am-5pm||6 months||January 29, 2018||ENROL|
|Full Time: Two days per week, 9am - 5pm||6 months||April 16, 2018||ENROL|
|Full Time: Two days per week, 9am-5pm||6 months||July 16, 2018||ENROL|
|Film design briefs
Pitching to film directors
Movie makeup budgets
Film character development
Film scripts and call sheets
|3D body forms
Airbrushing, single action and double action
Design and manufacture bald caps
Camouflage makeup SPFX prosthetics body painting
Day and evening makeup
|Injuries and wounds
Makeup for HD filming
Continuity recording, breakdowns
Facial hair, postiche design application and styling Mood creation
Period makeup (1920s to 1980s)
Design, manufacture and cast prosthetics
8 professionally shot photographs for student portfolio, AACM uniform t-shirt, Makeup textbook for film, TV and photography, All learning materials.
AACM will provide each student with an extensive and professionally equipped kit with reputable industry brands providing you with resources to be "on set" ready.
Students must complete all of the units listed below to achieve the Diploma of Cinemagraphic Makeup qualification. Please note that the Academy of Cinemagraphic Makeup may alter the subject selection from time to time.
Students should have completed Year 10 (or equivalent) with a minimum age requirement of 16 for entry into this course. Prospective students are encouraged to attend an interview and tour of the academy.
At AACM we highly recommend that our students complete the Basic Makeup short course prior to undertaking the Diploma of Screen and Media or at a minimum have industry experience as a makeup artist. This will ensure you have developed an understanding of makeup application, techniques and workplace practices.
The Diploma of Cinemagraphic Makeup is the only Australian accredited course written exclusively for the film industry by accredited and recognised film makeup professionals.
The Diploma of Cinemagraphic Makeup not only prepares you for a career in the exciting film and television industry as a makeup artist but also allows you to work in prosthetic workshops and art departments.
The Australian Academy of Australian Makeup continues to support students after their studies are complete. Through the AACM Alumni Network we provide ongoing opportunities for work experience, employment and networking. Our trainers also continue to mentor past students.
A few movies our trainers have worked on:
Australia, Kill Bill, The X-Files, The Pacific TV Mini Series , Killer Elite, Sin City, Planet Terror, Poseidon, Desperation, Masters of Horror, Death Proof, Wolverine X-men Origins, Truth, Pirates : Dead Men Tell No Tales, Fools Gold, The Ruins, Superman Returns, Narnia: The Lion the witch and the Wardrobe, Underworld, 30 days of night, Mary poppins the Musical, Peter Pan, Nims Island, Ghost Ship, House of Wax, Hunters TV Series, I Frankenstein, The Inbetweeners
“The Diploma of Cinemagraphic Makeup course at AACM was out of this world! Words cannot begin to describe how amazing this course is. Learning from real-life film and tv makeup artists was the best experience ever.”
Peta G, Diploma of Cinemagraphic Makeup