Your ticket to the most exciting makeup career of all, a film and television makeup artist. 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.
|Film design briefs
Pitching to film directors
Movie makeup budgets
Film character development
Film scripts and call sheets
3D body forms
Day and evening makeup
Injuries and wounds
Makeup for HD filming
Period makeup (1920s to 1980s)
Skin tone makeup
Special effects makeup
|Study Option||Duration||Start Date|
|Full Time: Two days per week (Wednesday and Thursday), 9am - 5pm||6 Months||July 12, 2017||ENROL|
|Part Time: One day per week (Thursday ) 9am - 5pm||12 months||July 13, 2017||ENROL|
|Part Time: One day per week (Thursday), 9am - 5pm||12 months||August 17, 2017||ENROL|
|Full Time: Two days per week (Wednesday and Thursday), 9am-5pm||1 year||October 04, 2017||ENROL|
|Part Time: One day per week (Thursday), 9am-5pm||12 months||October 19, 2017||ENROL|
|Full Time: Two days per week (Wednesday and Thursday), 9am-5pm||6 months||November 08, 2017||ENROL|
|Study Option||Duration||Start Date|
|Full Time: Two days per week (Thursday and Friday), 9am - 5pm||6 Months||June 29, 2017||ENROL|
|Part Time: One Day per week (Saturday), 9-5pm||1 year||August 12, 2017||ENROL|
|Full Time: Two days per week (Thursday and Friday), 9am - 5pm||6 Months||August 18, 2017||ENROL|
|Part Time: One Day per week (Saturday), 9-5pm||1 year||September 16, 2017||ENROL|
|Full Time: Two days per week (Thursday and Friday), 9am - 5pm||6 Months||September 21, 2017||ENROL|
|Full Time: Two days per week (Thursday and Friday), 9am - 5pm||6 Months||November 02, 2017||ENROL|
Our trainers work in the film and television industry. This not only provides a unique learning opportunity but also keeps the course up to date with the latest industry technologies such as HD, 3D and digital cameras.
A few movies our trainers have worked on:
This course includes:
Students must complete all of the units listed below to achieve the Diploma of Cinemagraphic Makeup qualification. Please note that the Australian Academy of Cinemagraphic Makeup has the right to change or alter course hours and subject units without notice.
Students should have completed Year 10 (or equivalent) and should be at least 15 years of age. Applicants who have not completed Year 10 (or equivalent) should include with their application form all relevant information about their interests, studies and experience that supports their application. Prospective students will also need to attend an interview. We recommend that students only do this course if they are serious about becoming makeup artists, so they make the most of this study opportunity.
It is strongly recommended that all students complete Makeup Basics prior to starting the Diploma of Cinemagraphic Makeup. This ensures the best possible start to your career in makeup, and to ensure you will be able to cope with the diploma level training. Previous examples of work/ experience would be considered in place of Basic Makeup. Please speak with admin for further details.
Please note that this course requires a minimum of six (6) people to be enroled. In the unlikely situation that the minimum number of students is not reached, students will be notified at the earliest opportunity and placed in the next upcoming course intake.
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 high fashion, editorial, catwalk or wedding makeup.
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 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.
The Diploma of Cinemagraphic Makeup is a must for a career in special effects makeup. Our trainers, who are real-world film and TV makeup artists, teach you how to Create incredibly realistic Wounds and injuries, master the art of Makeup for HD Film, How to apply Bald caps and facial hair, camouflage makeup and even how to design and manufacture your own prosthetics.
The Diploma of Cinemagraphic Makeup is a nationally recognised qualification, which is issued to students after successful completion of this course. It is the highest national cinemagraphic makeup qualification available. If partial completion is achieved by a student, a Statement of Attainment (achievement) is issued.
Australia's only specialist film and television makeup academy
Leading trainers who work in the film industry
Supported learning environment
Small class sizes
Flexible learning options
“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