Creative Special Effects Accredited by City & Guilds

Mon-Sat, 6days, Makeup, Photoshoot, Special FX, £1450
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  • Overview

    The Foundation – Intermediate level exclusive Special FX makeup course and is awarded by AOFM and accredited by City & Guilds (The City and Guilds of London Institute). This course is taught by one of the industry’s leading TV and Film makeup artists who has worked on movies starring Julia Roberts, Johnny Depp, Kate Winslet, Natalie Portman and Jude Law and blockbuster films such as Closer, The Book of Eli, Finding Neverland and X-Men: The last Stand to name just a few! We are offering this 6-day course to learn extensive Special FX knowledge, a wide range of application techniques and inside-industry secrets. Throughout the duration of this course you will cover basic skills like scratches, bruising, cuts, abrasions, bald cap application, silicon moulding and character development. If you are looking for an extra skill to add to your professional career, then this is the course for you.

  • Syllabus

    Benefits and Exclusive Opportunities for students include

    Certificate awarded and accredited internationally by City & Guilds (City & Guilds of London Institute) after completing final exams. 

    Leave AOFM with the basic-intermediate understanding and knowledge of special FX. 

    Enjoy training with a leading TV and film makeup artists whose clients include xxxx over view 

    Experience the creative day with professional photographer to create images for your professional portfolio .

    • Introduction & day Makeup
    • HD makeup
    • Character makeup
    • Continuity keeping
    • Basic SFX/Casualty techniques  
    • Bruising 
    • Open wounds & cuts
    • Casualty makeup
    • Facial Hair, aging & dirtying down
    • Creating a zombie
    • Using latex, gelatin and sculpt gel
    • Bald cap application
    • Gafquat application and techniques
    • Advanced SFX
    • Creating burns
    • Create a character
    • Professional photoshoot day and images of your work
  • Fees & Dates

    Total Programme Fee £1450 includes :

    Course Fees £1400

    Accreditation Fees £50

    Payment Plan:

    • The Academy will accept a 50% deposit to hold a students place at the time of booking.
    • All fees must be paid in full no later than 5 weeks prior to the course start date.

    Course Dates and Times :

    The course timings are 10am to 6pm
    Monday to Saturday over 1 week

    FEBRUARY:  4th February 2019 – 9th February 2019

    MAY:  6th May 2018 – 11th May 2019

    OCTOBER:  14th October 2019 – 19th October 2019

    Accreditation, Exams and Certificates 

    Students are required to return for a practical and theory exam with an external verifier from the UK in order to be issued with their certificates with CIBTAC. (Confederation of International Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology).

    Certificates awarded by BABTAC (British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology) will be issued after successful completion of the module and sent to the student within 3 weeks of graduation.

    All other certificates from the London Academy of Freelance Makeup and City & Guilds will be awarded to the student upon completion and pass of the modules at the end of their course.

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