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December 4, 2008


The SFX makeup program is offered four days a week, Monday through Thursday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This program is composed of 500 clock hours of instruction, with 25 credit units, and is taught over 5 months.

Overall Objectives:
To prepare students for entry-level positions in shops and companies that caters to the special effects industries for film, television, print media, commercial and video productions.

Course Content:
This course offers students the full-range of training necessary to begin a career in the special effects industry.

Some of the specific areas of training include:

  • Life Casting (full head)
  • Basic Makeup Techniques & Painting
  • Mold Making
  • Designing Techniques
  • Foam Rubber Casting
  • Pre-painting Appliances
  • Sculpting Techniques
  • Basic Airbrushing Techniques
  • Running Silicone
  • Body Part Casting
  • Hair Effects
  • Prosthetic Applications
  • Casting Facial Expressions
  • Silicone Molds & Pieces
  • Seaming
  • Running Foam
  • Multi-Piece Molding
  • Final Project Presentations

This class is taught in a SFX lab, with customized spray booth and oven, and state-of-the-art equipment and tools.

Grades are determined by: attendance, completion of project assignments, quizzes, final projects and written final exam

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. Alex Garcia permalink
    March 15, 2009 11:08 pm

    I need information about this curse. I need to know how much does it cost.

    • March 17, 2009 5:18 pm

      Hi Alex,

      Thank You for showing interest in the SFX Makeup Program.

      Contact EI for SFX Course or any Other makeup courses here,

      EI, School of Professional Makeup
      1622 N. Highland Ave
      Hollywood, California-90028
      Phone: 323-871-8318
      Fax: 323-871-8367

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