Christine Blundell

Film & TV Hair & Makeup Academy Courses

About Christine Blundell Makeup Academy

Our Academy is the only Make-up school in the UK run by an Oscar & BAFTA winning Make-up Designer actively working in the industry and all our Tutors currently work as professional Film, TV & Theatre Make-up Artists & Designers.

Our mission is providing excellence in teaching future UK Film & TV Makeup artists and we praise ourselves for training over 300 Makeup artists in the last 14 years, many of whom have worked on major blockbusters like “Batman”, “Jurassic Park”, Bond films, Disney classics, to name just a few.

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Our Courses

Our flagship & the most comprehensive course is our 4 Month Hair & Makeup course that takes place 3 times each year, in January, April and September, after which all our graduates are off to their guaranteed onset work experience on one of our Principal’s film projects.

We also have a number of other shorter courses covering Special Effects, Wig dressing & styling, Media makeup, Facial hair skills course, Barbering course and also Afro & curly hair skills course, which is our latest addition to the list.


Intensive 4 Month Hair & Makeup course for Film & TV

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

10 in Depth Course Modules & 4 Module Blocks

Specialised Short Courses

4 weeks SFX

4 weeks of Film and Theatre Wigs

3 weeks of Media Makeup

Specialized Classes, Afro Hair – Wig repair- Tailor make your own.

Please click on each course above to find out more. And if you would like to get a taster of what’s it like to study @ CBM Academy, attending our Day taster course is an absolute must!

Nothing better than hanging out at the Academy and chatting over a cup of Tea. Its the best way to get to know one another!