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Student Testimonials

The following testimonials are taken directly from CMS student evaluations and online reviews.

“5 months ago, I took a break from work to better my skills for my craft. After working in the industry for over 12 years, it was scary to stop and invest in myself on this type of level but it needed to be done. So I enrolled in a Master’s course at Cinema Makeup School and had the experience of a lifetime. I was blessed to have some of the most amazing tachers that this industry has to offer.”

“Thank you to my teachers for sharing their knowledge and experience with such passion. I feel very lucky to have lived this adventure.”

“I’ve learned a lot of makeup and business. Even during…school, I’ve started getting jobs and worked for many photo shoot[s] and stuff. About two weeks ago VICE Magazine NY contacted me and I worked with an internationally known artistic photographer, Richard Kern. It was great experience and great pay.”

“Thank you so much for helping me launch my professional career by referring me to [a TV pilot project]…overall they took great care of us. I found myself utilizing a lot of the set ettiquette skills I learned from [class]. The producers expressed how impressed they were with our sanitation, set up, and professionalism. Thank you CMS for preparing me for this job!”

“I loved this school! I learned so much!”

“It’s been some of the best times I’ve ever had. I feel knowledgeable, confident and ready to work in this field. I loved every teacher, intern and student. Thank you, Cinema, for everything!”

“Love it! Great school, great faculty. Everyone is very knowledgeable, helpful and nice. Very relevant in the field. Love it here.”

“CMS is, without a doubt, the absolute best make-up school in the world. There are not enough words to express my appreciation to each and every instructor and staff member of this school. It is an honor and a privilege to be mentored and guided by such incredible artists. Thank you for making it one of the best experiences of my life!”

“Love the school. The staff is all nice and personable and easy to talk to. I love that if feels like a family here and a home away from home.”

“It is a great school that seems very organized. I would recommend it to all the people who want to be special effects artists.”

“Overall each teacher was different, and I was able to gain something different from each and every one. I learned a lot, and I am ready to learn even more.”