Intensive 4 Month Hair & Makeup course for Film & TV, Tue 26th May

In The Heart Of London’s Camden Town.

Small Class

Guaranteed On-set Work Experience

Oscar & Bafta Winning Principal

Our Mission: ”To Create The Best Professional Makeup Trainee”

  • 4 Month Intensive Film & TV Hair & Makeup course with 480 teaching hours
  • Now eligible for ScreenSkills bursary of up to £3,000
  • Guaranteed paid onset work experience after graduation
  • All Our Tutors are Leading UK Hair, Makeup & SFX Artists & Designers
  • Small classes
  • 11 in Depth Course Modules & 4 Module Blocks

Why join our intensive 4 month Hair & Makeup course

Our next 4 month Hair & Makeup course was designed by our Principal , Christine Blundell, an Oscar & BAFTA winning Makeup designer. Christine has made sure that your course Tutors are leading UK TV , Film & Theatre Makeup Artists and Designers, who are all actively working in the industry. In addition, CB*MA only runs one Hair & Makeup course at any one time, with the maximum class size of 14 students, with each student receiving much needed care and attention from the course Tutor and the school. After completion of their course, every CB*MA graduate is offered guaranteed onset experience on one of Christine’s latest projects.

Exciting News! – KM Effects Prosthetic Experts Now Teaching @ our 3 week Prosthetics module

The KM Effects Ltd Prosthetics Studio is now in partnership with our Academy and its Expert Prosthetics Artists, including Kristyan Mallett himself, will be teaching @ our next 4 Month course, starting Tue 26th May 2020! What an amazing training opportunity @ CB*MA, especially if you are passionate about SFX & Prosthetics art!

Prosthetic artist and designer, Kristyan Mallett, has established himself in the UK film industry over a number of years and is one of the world’s leading professionals in the field. With a wealth of experience in Film and TV, his credits include Artemis FowlDetective PikachuMission Impossible 6, Justice League, Transformers, The Mummy, Legend, Black Mirror, The Theory of Everything, Les Miserables and many more. KM Effects Ltd is a well-established professional company and workshop using prosthetic sculpting, moulding and casting techniques to create advanced cosmetic effects including creatures, characters and gore for Film and TV.

Just some of Kristyan Mallett’s work

What you will learn

The course will give you all the makeup and hairdressing skills you need to become a Makeup trainee, enabling you to pursue a career in TV, Film & Theatre industries.  No previous makeup and hairdressing experience is necessary, although some hairdressing skills can often give you an advantage at the beginning.  Please see below a list of Makeup and Hair modules you will be taught during the 16 weeks of the course, from Basic and Fashion make up, through Theatre and Wigs, Casualty and Prosthetics and many, many more.

How do I apply

To apply, please complete the form at the bottom of this page.  Should you wish to visit us beforehand, please click here to arrange your Studio Tour or alternatively email us on or give us a call on 020 7485 4000.  In order to have a successful application, you must be at least 18 years old, with good command of English and a recognised student / UK visa, in case you come from a country that requires you to have one.

Included in the price is a professional kit as well as access to our stock of leading brand products such as MAC, Chanel and Illamasqua. All materials at the school are at your disposal, remember: this will be your home for the duration of the course.

Following a successful interview, a non-refundable deposit of £1,500 is required to secure your place. The remaining balance of £10,780 (incl. VAT) of the course fee must be settled at least 5 weeks before the course commencement date.

The full cost of the course is £12280 this includes the deposit of £1500 that you pay to secure your place.

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Next 4 Month Course

Date: Tue 26th May 2020
Location: 10 Greenland Street, Camden, London NW1 0ND
Please fill in the form opposite to enquire about our 4 Month Hair & Makeup Course. We will reply to your message as soon as we are able.

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