Media Hair and Makeup Course

Course Content: Practical and theoretical
Time: 1 Week (10.00am – 4.30pm)
Price: £1245 (includes VAT)

Finance Options: Payl8r logo Flexible monthly instalments
Models: We provide you with a wide range of real people as models throughout your course. This means you never spend your time being a model yourself for another student, increasing learning hours and gaining valuable client skills.

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Course Description

The specialist area of Media Hair and Makeup is fast becoming one of the most lucrative areas of the industry. Working for Film, TV and Theatre productions can be very exciting, creative and varied, with clients requiring looks from flawless to theatrical.

// Who is this course for?

We recommend students complete our Beginners Professional Makeup course and our Professional Hair Styling course before completing this course. This course will allow you to expand your skills onto the media makeup industry and become a specialist in this field. With the inclusion of HD cameras this is a must course for anyone wanting to enter the TV and film industry. Students who have trained as a hair stylist and those who have previously trained in basic fashion make-up will find this perfect for extending their capabilities.

// What will I learn during this course?

This course includes:

  • Introduction to products and specialist kit
  • Health, safety and hygiene in the media industry
  • HD makeup – Techniques, capabilities
  • Straight / presenter look – Hair and makeup for TV and film
  • Male grooming – Hair and makeup for TV and film
  • Ageing with latex
  • Character ageing
  • Script breakdown and character design
  • Postiches – Selection, preparation, colouring, application and care
  • Laying on hair – Using hair to create temporary effects such as beards, eyebrows or on other areas of the body
  • Hair lace wigs – Preparation, application and care
  • Character creation
  • LMS certificate awarded on completion of the course

Students are welcome to bring in a camera to take photos during this course.

// What can I do with this course?

The London Makeup School certificate allows students to apply many specialist techniques and apply them to cast members for many film, TV and theatre productions.

// What courses can I progress onto?

After this course students can explore other areas of makeup such as Fashion and Photographic Makeup, Special Effects Makeup, Advanced Professional Makeup and Bridal Hair and Makeup

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