CUA51015 - Diploma of Screen & Media (Specialist Makeup)

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Learn the skills to join an exciting industry that boasts great job opportunities in a growing industry with flexibility, flair, and high job satisfaction.

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Take your love of makeup to the next level

This course is designed both for the beginner and for those who have basic makeup skills and want to take their skills to a professional level. Learn the skills you will need to carve out a career in Film, TV, Fashion or as a Freelance Makeup artist.

Gain skills from the basics of correct makeup application to high fashion photography makeup. How to keep yourself and your client safe and maintain hygiene standards. How to work to an industry-standard time frame. The styling and makeup tricks throughout the history of makeup, hair and fashion to create unique, creative and specialised looks.

Learn screen and media makeup including how to design looks and respond to industry briefs and gain the confidence to make the pitch you need to impress industry professionals. Work with prosthetics to create and transform your clients into creatures, add human and mutant features, work with blood and get geared up for SPFX. You’ll also dive into digital marketing and learn how to create a successful freelance business.

SPECIAL FX MAKEUP

FASHION AND MOVIE MAKEUP

BEAUTY | GLAMOUR | MODELLING

CREATIVE MAKEUP

Got a Question or Ready to Apply?

Call us on (07) 5309 6635. We are available weekdays 9am – 5pm (AEST).

Our Diploma of Screen and Media (Makeup) gives you more specialised makeup skills

Including training with experts Chad Atkinson, Sue Kim in specialised workshops, All included in the cost of your course. These specialised workshops are yours to attend to really upgrade your skills in specialised makeup to the next level and grow your industry network. Over $1500 of additional extra training, because we want to give you the most! You’ll also have special guests who are experts in their field come to visit your class to upskill you, Experts like Jessica Lynn, Bree Logan and Danielle Snashall

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Jess Lynn

Professional Makeup Artist
and SPFX Guru

I am Jessica Lynn and I specialise in special effects makeup. I am self-taught and began doing this just over 5 years ago kind of by accident. It has become my passion and has taken me on a very colourful and exciting journey. My plan at Demi International is to bring SFX to life with my humour, passion and madness! There are no limits to what can be done with SFX and the ride it can take you on is filled with laughter, blood, guts, gore, glitter and creatures! I can guarantee there won’t be one boring moment as I am here to shake things up and show my students just how amazing the world of SFX can be!

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Bree Logan

Professional Makeup Artist

SPFX Guru

Bree has completed a diploma in specialist makeup services as well as an international diploma in fashion, theatre and media makeup. Bree has also been recognised for her work as a state makeup artist for Cosmopolitan Models and the Miss World Australia state and national finals. Most recently with Village Roadshow Theme Parks, Bree had the opportunity to travel to China as the makeup design consultant and subject matter expert for the new Lionsgate Entertainment World theme park.
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DANIELLE SNASHALL

Professional Makeup Artist
Danielle has had an exciting career working with both Australian and International film stars. She started in mainstream television studios on a freelance basis until she turned her attention to Drama. Specifically, one show sparked a love for special effects (All Saints) where she worked closely with nurses and the Art department and created all kinds of wounds, Limbs and operation scenes. She then completed further training with Rick Connelly FX studios and went on to assist him on both wolf creek 1 and 2. She has worked on Great Gatsby, Wolverine, Mad Max Fury Road to name a few more.
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SUE KIM

Professional Makeup Artist
and SPFX Guru

Sue Kim is very well-known in the makeup industry in Cairns. Her incredible special effects work, and photoshoots have given her a reputation as one of the best in the industry. Working with filmmakers, photographers and collaboratively for causes that matter.

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CHAD ATKINSON

Professional Makeup Artist
and SPFX Guru
For 25 years, Chad has worked professionally in the Los Angeles Special FX industry for film and television. He’s worked on an impressive list of films, including, Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill, Oscar-winning movies like The Chronicles of Narnia, The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe and won an Emmy for his work on HBO’s The Pacific. Chad currently co-operates a Special FX studio on the Gold Coast called Stingray Sushi Studios with co- Emmy winner Jac Charlton.

Why Choose Demi International Makeup Academy

  • Leave with a portfolio of work

  • Flexibility to study while you work

  • Experienced and passionate trainers that really care about you

  • Payment Options available

  • Nationally Accredited Course (Australia Wide)

  • Dual Qualification Options available (add Certificate III in Hairdressing for a complete skill-set)

This course includes FOUR complete Makeup Kits:
Mac Kit, MUK Hair Kit, Crown Student Kit and Ripper SPFX Kit!

CUA51015

Diploma of Screen & Media (Specialist Makeup)
12 Months
4 x 10 Week Terms
Face to Face 1 days(8 hours) / week
Online 15 hours / week
University Pathways
Cairns | Toowoomba | Sunshine Coast | Chermside

Demi International Makeup Academy Maroochydore, Toowoomba, Chermside and Cairns offer nationally recognised training in the Diploma of Screen and Media (specialised makeup). We work closely with Industry Experts and continue to be dedicated to providing the right kind of training to provide our graduates with the best chance of creating their dream career, developing an industry network and beginning the creation of their professional portfolio. You will have 4 professional photographic shoots every 10 weeks, producing your own professional portfolio.

A Diploma of Screen and Media (specialised makeup) CUA51015 with Demi International provides a pathway to higher education degrees such as Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Creative Industries, Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Communications and Event Management.

TUITION FEES The course tuition costs are $16,990 of which up to $16,077 can
be covered by VET Student Loans*. The balance can be covered on a payment plan of $20.55 per week inc. direct debit fees.
*If you apply for a VET Student Loan you may need to undertake an LLN Assessment.

There are 4 flexible payment options available, VET Student Loans (for eligible students), Study Loans, Loanezi Interest Free Direct Debit Payment Plan – Self Funded. See our Funding Options for more information

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • all teacher directed learning text books
  • Crown makeup kit including brushes
  • Professional makeup kit MUK Hair Kit
  • special effects kit photographers
  • industry experts field trips
  • all resources and materials support sessions

FREELANCE MAKEUP ARTIST

  • CUAIN502 Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge
  • CUAPPR505 Establish and maintain safe creative practice
  • CUAMUP401 Design, apply and remove makeup
  • SHBBMUP004 Design and apply remedial camouflage makeup
  • CUAIND402 Provide freelance services

CREATIVE HAIR AND MAKEUP

  • 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

SPFX - SPECIAL EFFECTS MAKEUP

  • CUAMUP503 Design and apply special make-up effects

DESIGN AND CREATE

  • BSBCRT413 Collaborate in a creative process
  • ICTWEB306 Develop web presence using social media
  • BSBCMM411 Make presentations
  • BSBPMG430 Undertake project work
  • BSBCRT512 Originate and develop concepts

You will learn everything from the basics of correct makeup application to high fashion photography makeup. How to keep yourself and your client safe and maintain hygiene standards. How to work to an industry-standard time frame. The styling and makeup tricks throughout the history of makeup, hair and fashion to create unique, creative and specialised looks. You will learn how to design looks and respond to industry briefs and gain the confidence to make the pitch you need to impress industry professionals. Work with prosthetics to create and transform your clients into creatures, add human and mutant features, work with blood and get geared up for SPFX.  You’ll also dive into digital marketing and learn how to create a successful freelance business.

Foundations of Makeup

  • Creating a safe practice
  • Working in a creative industry
  • Designing Makeup looks
  • Meeting Makeup Briefs
  • Planning Makeup designs for a special event or occasion
  • Creating Makeup looks: Bridal, formal, evening, day look, Smokey eyes etc

Creative Hair and Makeup

  • Using a GHD and its attachments to style hair
  • Style Hair and Wigs
  • Creative and specialised Makeup
  • Makeup for performances and productions
  • Design and create a period look from 18th Century right through the era’s to the current day trends

The Freelance Makeup Artist

  • Create a business plan
  • Market yourself on social media
  • Budget and manage your small business finances
  • Set achievable goals for success

Design and Create

  • Unpack a design brief to meet Industry market and needs
  • Create your own creative design briefs
  • See your designs come to life in real-time
  • Collaborate with others to design and produce creative looks
  • Develop your presentation skills

SPFX – Special Effects Makeup

  • How to use industry standard special FX products and tools
  • Create wounds and scars
  • Create characters suffering from illness, addiction
  • Create horror scenes including, stab wounds, and gore
  • Change facial features with the use of prosthetics
  • Maintain looks for film and TV

CampusOn CampusFlexible At HomeOne-on-One Tutorial
MaroochydoreThursday
Theory and In class Activites, Demonstrations.Working on each other and models
15-20 hours study sessionBook with your trainer as needed
ToowoombaThursday
Theory and In class Activities, Demonstrations and Working on each other and models
15-20 hours study sessionBook with your trainer as needed
CairnsThursday
Theory and In class Activities, Demonstrations and Working on each other and models
15-20 hours study sessionBook with your trainer as needed
ChermsideThursday 

Theory and In class Activities, Demonstrations and Working on each other and models

15-20 hours study sessionBook with your trainer as needed

 

Overview

Demi International Makeup Academy Maroochydore, Toowoomba, Chermside and Cairns offer nationally recognised training in the Diploma of Screen and Media (specialised makeup). We work closely with Industry Experts and continue to be dedicated to providing the right kind of training to provide our graduates with the best chance of creating their dream career, developing an industry network and beginning the creation of their professional portfolio. You will have 4 professional photographic shoots every 10 weeks, producing your own professional portfolio.

A Diploma of Screen and Media (specialised makeup) CUA51015 with Demi International provides a pathway to higher education degrees such as Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Creative Industries, Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Communications and Event Management.

Course Fees

TUITION FEES The course tuition costs are $16,990 of which up to $16,077 can
be covered by VET Student Loans*. The balance can be covered on a payment plan of $20.55 per week inc. direct debit fees.
*If you apply for a VET Student Loan you may need to undertake an LLN Assessment.

There are 4 flexible payment options available, VET Student Loans (for eligible students), Study Loans, Loanezi Interest Free Direct Debit Payment Plan – Self Funded. See our Funding Options for more information

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • all teacher directed learning text books
  • Crown makeup kit including brushes
  • Professional makeup kit MUK Hair Kit
  • special effects kit photographers
  • industry experts field trips
  • all resources and materials support sessions
Course Units

FREELANCE MAKEUP ARTIST

  • CUAIN502 Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge
  • CUAPPR505 Establish and maintain safe creative practice
  • CUAMUP401 Design, apply and remove makeup
  • SHBBMUP004 Design and apply remedial camouflage makeup
  • CUAIND402 Provide freelance services

CREATIVE HAIR AND MAKEUP

  • 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

SPFX - SPECIAL EFFECTS MAKEUP

  • CUAMUP503 Design and apply special make-up effects

DESIGN AND CREATE

  • BSBCRT413 Collaborate in a creative process
  • ICTWEB306 Develop web presence using social media
  • BSBCMM411 Make presentations
  • BSBPMG430 Undertake project work
  • BSBCRT512 Originate and develop concepts

What you'll learn

You will learn everything from the basics of correct makeup application to high fashion photography makeup. How to keep yourself and your client safe and maintain hygiene standards. How to work to an industry-standard time frame. The styling and makeup tricks throughout the history of makeup, hair and fashion to create unique, creative and specialised looks. You will learn how to design looks and respond to industry briefs and gain the confidence to make the pitch you need to impress industry professionals. Work with prosthetics to create and transform your clients into creatures, add human and mutant features, work with blood and get geared up for SPFX.  You’ll also dive into digital marketing and learn how to create a successful freelance business.

Foundations of Makeup

  • Creating a safe practice
  • Working in a creative industry
  • Designing Makeup looks
  • Meeting Makeup Briefs
  • Planning Makeup designs for a special event or occasion
  • Creating Makeup looks: Bridal, formal, evening, day look, Smokey eyes etc

Creative Hair and Makeup

  • Using a GHD and its attachments to style hair
  • Style Hair and Wigs
  • Creative and specialised Makeup
  • Makeup for performances and productions
  • Design and create a period look from 18th Century right through the era’s to the current day trends

The Freelance Makeup Artist

  • Create a business plan
  • Market yourself on social media
  • Budget and manage your small business finances
  • Set achievable goals for success

Design and Create

  • Unpack a design brief to meet Industry market and needs
  • Create your own creative design briefs
  • See your designs come to life in real-time
  • Collaborate with others to design and produce creative looks
  • Develop your presentation skills

SPFX – Special Effects Makeup

  • How to use industry standard special FX products and tools
  • Create wounds and scars
  • Create characters suffering from illness, addiction
  • Create horror scenes including, stab wounds, and gore
  • Change facial features with the use of prosthetics
  • Maintain looks for film and TV

Delivery Schedule
CampusOn CampusFlexible At HomeOne-on-One Tutorial
MaroochydoreThursday
Theory and In class Activites, Demonstrations.Working on each other and models
15-20 hours study sessionBook with your trainer as needed
ToowoombaThursday
Theory and In class Activities, Demonstrations and Working on each other and models
15-20 hours study sessionBook with your trainer as needed
CairnsThursday
Theory and In class Activities, Demonstrations and Working on each other and models
15-20 hours study sessionBook with your trainer as needed
ChermsideThursday 

Theory and In class Activities, Demonstrations and Working on each other and models

15-20 hours study sessionBook with your trainer as needed

 

Got a Question or Ready to Apply?

Call us on (07) 5309 6635. We are available weekdays 9am – 5pm (AEST).

Diploma of Screen & Media Student Testimonials

Meet your Instructors

It’s really important to us that we give you the best education possible. Our instructors for the Diploma of Screen and Media CUA51015 and our guest experts, together have over 30 years of working in the industry in a variety of speciality makeup and makeup artistry fields. Our trainers and assessors are highly qualified, they all meet the Australian Governments guidelines for Registered Training Organisations.

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MICHELLE MICHAELSON

Michelle has worked on 20+ model live runway shows where she has designed makeup looks to showcase designer’s creations. She has worked backstage in theatre and the fashion industry, in wardrobe, makeup and styling and was fortunate to work with Miranda Kerr early in her career.
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DANIELLE LYTH

Danielle’s passion for makeup is what initially inspired her career in the beauty industry, now spanning 20 years. Danielle trained as a beauty therapist on the Gold Coast and shortly after moved to Tropical North Queensland where she continued her journey in Beauty. Drawn to the abundant Wedding industry in the Cairns region Danielle began to focus specifically on that.  She continues to nurture her love of creativity within the hair and makeup industry by continually learning. Danielle has been involved in a wide variety of work, including events, corporate, editorial and photoshoots.

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MELISSA CHRISTIE

Melissa started her career by combining her management experience with her makeup skills and becoming the Chief Stewardess, managing the Spa and Makeup studio onboard luxury super yachts. She has trained in the UK, Italy and Sydney. Worked as a consultant and MUA for Estee Lauder, MAC, Bobbi Brown, Tom Ford and La Mer. Makeup is my passion and doesn’t feel like work for me. The face is my canvas and my makeup studio is my playground.

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