Get ready for a big, non-stop, action packed course! The Diploma of Screen and Media covers makeup and hair for film, television, fashion, editorial and special effects and is the highest qualification you can receive in Australia. For those passionate about the art of makeup effects, character and creature makeup, the Diploma of Screen and Media is the course for you. This course also gives you all the skills and knowledge you’ll need to start working immediately. This includes managing budgets, creating makeup designs and presenting concepts, skincare and analysis, work ethics, and work, health and safety. If you dream of being a makeup artist or having the ability to work in any makeup industry, this is the course for you!
Welcome to the ultimate makeup diploma where you will be trained by respected industry professionals.
|Study Option||Duration||Start Date|
|Full Time: Two days per week, 9am - 5pm||12 months||April 16, 2018||ENROL|
|Full Time: Two days per week, 9am - 5pm||12 months||July 16, 2018||ENROL|
|Wounds and injuries||Prop moulding and casting||Film day and evening makeup|
|Cranial makeup||Editorial Makeup||Historical makeup|
|Aging makeup||Make and apply bald caps||Portfolios and presentations|
|Airbrushing||Prosthetics||Design & manufacture prosthetics|
|Body painting||Designing budgets||Fashion makeup|
|Facial postiche||Hairstyling, braiding, advanced hair and wigs|
To achieve the CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media a total of fifteen (15) units must be completed. Please note that the Academy of Cinemagraphic Makeup may alter the subject selection from time to time.
|CUAIND502||Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge|
|CUAPPR505||Establish and maintain safe creative practice|
|BSBCRT501||Originate and develop concepts|
|CUAMUP401||Design, apply and remove make-up|
|CUAMUP402||Maintain make-up and hair continuity|
|CUAMUP403||Style hair for performances or productions|
|CUAMUP404||Style wigs and hairpieces for performances or productions|
|CUAMUP502||Design and apply specialised make-up|
|CUAMUP503||Design and apply special make-up effects|
|CUAMUP504||Create prosthetics for special make-up effects|
|SHBBMUP003||Design and apply make-up for Photography|
|CUAPRP402||Use casting and moulding techniques to make props|
|CMUMUP501A||Design and apply intermediate airbrushing skills for Cinematography|
|BSBPMG522||Undertake Project Work|
The subject CMUMUP501A Design and apply intermediate airbrushing skills for Cinematography is unique to our course and not available at any other training provider.
The Diploma of Screen and Media course offers a broad range of skills and techniques, which increases your employment opportunities in a diverse range of industries such as:
|Film and television makeup artist, hair stylist, head makeup artist||Freelance makeup artist and business owner|
|Prosthetic workshop technician prosthetic artist||SPFX artist|
|Body/face painter||Airbrush makeup artist|
|Wig stylist||Hair stylist|
|Props maker||Cosplay makeup artist|
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.
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.
This 12 month comprehensive diploma is taught by our highly skilled, industry respected and award winning film, TV, prosthetic and editorial trainers and will be sure to take your career to that next level.
Our trainers work in the fashion, editorial, 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:
|Australia||Kill Bill||The X-Files|
|The Pacific TV Mini Series||Elite||Sin City|
|Masters of Horror||Dead 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|
|nderworld, 30 days of night||Mary poppins the Musical||Peter Pan|
|Nims Island||Ghost Ship||House of Wax|
|Hunters TV Series||The Inbetweeners||King Kong|
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 perfect course for anyone wanting to get into fashion, film and editorial makeup. The trainers are all working artists with so much experience and wisdom. I have developed a serious edge over other makeup artists. You cover everything!”
Lauren O, Diploma of Screen and Media