Academy

TV & Cinema Program
TV & Cinema Program

For young make-up artists with complete make-up education or confirmed or self-taught professional make-up artists with at least 3 significant free-lance year experience. Master Program runs over 6 months. 2 bilingual intakes per year (English/French), divided into 4 modules.

TV & Cinema Program

TV & Cinema Program

For young make-up artists with complete make-up education or confirmed or self-taught professional make-up artists with at least 3 significant free-lance year experience. Master Program runs over 6 months. 2 bilingual intakes per year (English/French), divided into 4 modules.

1 / TV

6 Weeks

Duration

195 hours - 6 weeks

Dates

1st September to 11th October 2014

Covered topics

- Better understanding of Colorimetric methodology
- Make-up for TV programs, news broadcasts and video clips
- Specificity of TV and video clips environment
- Light usage: natural, artificial, set background
- TV Camera technical differences
- TV shows time-scale specificity
- Preparation to Video-clips: working with the director
- Product use and tips for different climates (heat, snow, rain, cold, …)

Speakers

Affiliate professors to the Academy
Team work with HMC team (wardrobe, make-up and hair), director of photography, wigmaker, technicians (TV camera, screen, lighting).
Special guest speaker from the US: currently unconfirmed
One week: wig making and hair-do

Morning demos, PM: practises
Practises in Real Work condition (Light, 4K screens and Cameras,…)

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2 / TV Series

4 weeks

Duration

130 hours - 4 weeks

Dates

13th October to 7th November 2014

Covered topics

- TV movies and series, what and how it happens during a shooting
- How to read and work with a script
- How to prepare make-up step by step according to a script
- Preparation of first meeting with the Director, actors and technical team
- Organization (time frame, material, conditions,…)
- Negotiating the budgets with production company
- How to work under time constraint and with limited budget
- Light work
- TV series camera specificity
- TV Beauty, period and special effects make-ups

Speakers

Affiliate professors of the Academy
Team work with HMC team (wardrobe, make-up and hair), Director of photography, scriptwriter, director, wigmaker, technicians (TV camera, screen, lighting).
Special Guest speaker from the US (5 days) confirmed to date: Dani Fonseca, Airbrush specialist
One day/week for wig making and hair-do

Morning demos, PM: practises
Practise in Real Work condition (Light, 4K screens and Cameras…)

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3 / Cinema

8 weeks

Duration

260 hours - 8 weeks

Dates

10th November 2014 to 16th January 2015

Covered topics

- Beauty enhancement for movies, period movies, aging, SFX
- Which relationship to develop with Actors, Directors, Directors of photography
- Make-up cultural differences
- How to read and work with a script
- How to prepare a script step by step
- Preparation of first meeting with Director
- Organization (time frame, material, conditions…)
- How to work on a full-length feature film or short films, with Majors or indies
- Light work
- Cinema camera specificities
- How to work with prosthetics artists

Speakers

Affiliate professors of the Academy
Scriptwriter, director of photography, director, wigmaker, technicians (movie camera, screen, lighting)
Two Special Guest speakers from the US (5 days) confirmed to date: Marietta Carter and Leonard Engelman
One day/week for wig making and hair-do

Morning demos, PM: practices
Practises in Real Work condition (Light, 4K screens and Cameras,…)

Xmas Break from 19th Dec. 2014 till 4th Jan. 2015

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4 / SFX/PROSTHETICS

8 weeks

Duration

260 hours - 8 weeks

Dates

19th January to 13th March 2015

Covered topics

- Adventure movies, thrillers, fantasy…
- How to work with prosthetics on an actor
- Fingerprinting
- Moulding
- Sculpture (Plastiline)
- Prostheses creation (silicone,…)
- Protheses make-up
- Adjustement on the actors
- Initiation to dental prostheses

Speakers

Afiliate professors of the Academy
Two Special Guest speakers from the US (5 days) confirmed to date: Kazuhiro Tsuji and Glenn Hetrick

Morning demos, PM: practices
Practises in Real Work condition (Light, 4K screens and Cameras)

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5 / SPECIAL INFORMATION

All program long

Wig-making and Hair-dos

Wig setting
How to take it off, to clean and maintain
Fitting of hairpieces and creation of beard, moustaches and sideburns
How to take them off, clean and maintain
How to repair wigs and hairpieces
Initiation to hairpieces manufacturing

Internships

Our vast experience in organizing internships for our students of our flagship Paris Academy ensures the proposal of internships within the professional structures of la Cité du Cinéma (schools, shootings ...). The classes not attended while doing an internship will be taken into account in the grading.

Final exam preparation

From 16th March to 31st March
Final exam: in-situ film shooting exercise
Joint project with the École de la Cité’s students

Brochure

Download our TV_Cinema_Academy_Brochure.pdf

Application File

Download our MASTER_PROGRAM_APPLICATION_FORM.pdf

REGISTRATION TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Total price: 12 000€
Deposit payable upon registering, to confirm participation on the course: €3600
Balance to be paid no later than 10 days before the start of the course: €8400
Methods of payment accepted: debit/credit card, cash, bank transfer.

COURSE FUNDING

All courses may be paid for by funding bodies or employers.

USEFUL INFORMATION

- All students wishing to enroll on intensive training courses must be aged at least 18 when the course starts
- Makeup products are provided
- The Academy will provide one model for each student (except when practicing on oneself is required)
- The maximum number of students per teacher is 10; any number higher than 10 will require a second teacher
- During the course, students may access the Proloft boutique and get 50% off MAKE UP FOR EVER products
- The MAKE UP FOR EVER ACADEMY is a continuing education center

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