Makeup Design for Film & Television

Master the Fundamentals of Production Makeup in 12 Months

I Want To Learn How

Six Terms. One Goal: Master Production Makeup.

BASICS, BEAUTY + BEYOND: Learn the fundamentals of beauty makeup while building a solid understanding of products, colour theory, and facial anatomy. 

Term

1

GLAMOUR + OUT-OF-KIT FX: Recreate classic decade looks and adapt them for contemporary application. Explore hair-styling, out-of-kit effects, and alternative glamour.

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2

CHARACTER TECHNIQUES: Learn to define character through hair-laying, wig application, bald caps, advanced airbrushing, and age makeup.

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3

FINAL PROJECTS + PORTFOLIOS: Focus on your final portfolio project, and prepare for your career as a Makeup Artist by covering the fundamentals of résumé building and union standards.

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6

ADVANCED CHARACTER CREATION: Fabricate full-head masks. Create, apply and paint foam latex appliances, and master ventilated hair pieces and human-hair lace-front wigs.

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5

3D MAKEUP TECHNIQUES: Pour yourself into life-casts, sculpting, and mold-making to create three-dimensional prosthetics.

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4

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Vancouver is a beautiful city that cultivates talent, friendships, and relationships within the entertainment arts industry. Vancouver is the ideal location to take the next step in your acting career.

Alumni Success Stories

Vancouver Film School grads are some of the most successful professionals in the film and television Makeup industry. Take a moment to browse some of their amazing accomplishments and achievements within the industry.

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Six Terms. One Goal: Master Production Makeup.

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Vancouver Film School’s classes are on-campus, with added & enhanced safety measures.

Start Your Makeup Design Career with VFS


VFS is one of the leading production makeup schools in Canada. Taught by experienced professionals who know the industry inside and out, VFS’s Makeup Design for Film & Television program will have you career-ready in just 12 months.

Make Great Connections For Your Future

A VFS education means joining the VFS alumni family. You will have access to a network of creative professionals that are imbedded in the industry and will forge strong connections that will last throughout your entire career.