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|
|Part-Time: Saturdays, call us on 07 3891 5696||12 months||August 18, 2018||ENROL|
|Full Time: Two days per week, 9am-5pm||6 months||August 27, 2018||ENROL|
|Study Option||Duration||Start Date|
|Part-Time: Saturdays, call us on 03 8373 9411||12 months||August 18, 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
A digital portfolio of images from professional photo shoots, AACM uniform t-shirt, Makeup textbook for film, TV and photography, in class 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.
This qualification consists of 14 units of competency. Students must complete all of the units listed below to achieve the Diploma of Cinemagraphic Makeup qualification.
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
Pay your total course fees prior to your course commencement and receive a 10% discount. After deducting your 10% = $1,400 enrolment deposit from the total course fees, you will pay only $11,200 including your discount.
The interest free, surcharge free payment option for you. After deducting your 10% = $1,400 enrolment deposit from the total course fees, the following standard payment options are available to you.
Weekly: 26 Instalments $485 each
Fortnightly: 13 Instalments $970 each
Monthly: 6 Instalments $2,100 each
After deducting your 10% = $1,400 enrolment deposit from the course fees, you can tailor your repayments flexibly to fit your personal circumstances and affordability. Set your own weekly, fortnightly or monthly repayment amount, paying on an extended payment duration. A minimum of $120 per week, $240 a fortnight and $500 a month applies.
You can make one-off payments along the way to shorten your payment plan duration or vary your repayments to accommodate changes in your life. To be able to offer you this flexibility, a additional 10% surcharge of the course fees you want to defer through the Personalised Payment Plan applies. A fair deal, following our vision to make education affordable and worthwhile.
“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