Beauty Boot Camp

Spend your summer learning how to apply movie makeup at Cinema Makeup School in the historic Wiltern Theater building in Hollywood and create all sorts of fun effects. Special Effects Summer Camp activities are led by well-known artists including some of our graduates from Syfy’s Face Off! While Beauty Summer Camp will be led by beauty instructors with years of industry experience!

The Summer Boot Camps are one week courses where we teach you everything that we can to help you kick start your makeup career! Coming from outside the United States? International applications are accepted!

Beauty Boot Camp

Introducing a summer beauty program for teens and up! Learn from the experts at Cinema Makeup School, Hollywood’s professional makeup school. Spend your summer learning how to apply movie makeup at Cinema Makeup School in the historic Wiltern Theater building in Hollywoodand create all sorts of fun effects. 

Everything you need to learn as you dive into becoming a Makeup Artist! In a one week course you’ll be taught: daytime looks, glam, trends, music video looks and finally we’ll wrap up the week with a Beauty photo shoot! Materials are included in the cost of tuition.


Stay tuned for exact location and details for 2020 Boot Camp Housing! What we can guarantee are game nights, outings to movie theaters in the Hollywood area, and more! 


Continental Breakfast and dinner Monday through Friday are included in the housing cost. Additionally, dinner on the Sunday before camp is included as well as breakfast the Saturday morning following the end of camp. On the Sunday preceding camp, campers and counselor will decide together if they would like to cook their dinners for the week or order food from surrounding eateries. Lunch is not included in the cost of housing. For lunch, there are several affordable restaurants, coffee shops, tea shops and even grocery stores within walking distance of Cinema Makeup School. We suggest a budget of $8 – $15 per student per day for lunch.


If your student has a food allergy, please send a written notice to [email protected] before the start of camp.

Housing Counselor:

A graduate from Cinema Makeup School will be with the campers at the housing as their full-time camp counselor, providing a great schedule of things to do! Those lucky to stay in housing get to do a movie outing at the fabulous flagship Arclight Cinemas in Hollywood, have board game nights, and more! 

Housing is available for an additional $1500 charge (paid in advance; due three months prior to arrival) and includes counselor-supervised space, meals and transportation to and from CMS each day. Airport transportation and pick-up are not included, but we can advise in arranging them. Space is limited, and will be filled on a first come, first served basis. After May 30th, all housing surcharges are due upon signup. Please contact CMS to verify that space is still available for your desired section.

Questions or concerns? Please email [email protected] or give us a call at 213 368 1234. Coming from outside the United States? International applications are accepted!

*-Housing availability is subject to meeting a minimum demand level, and CMS reserves the right to cap availability or cancel. In the event that CMS chooses to cancel, it will provide ample notice and full refunds.



Session Dates:

Session 1 Session Dates Costs
Beauty Boot Camp  July 13th – 17th $1500


Payment: Payable by credit card online or via check/money order. A $500 deposit is required to reserve a seat, of which $200 is non-refundable. Full payment is due two months prior to starting.


Instruction runs 9a-4p with a one hour lunch break.

(Early drop-off and late pick-up options are available for an additional fee. Call 213.368.1234 for more information.)

Foundations of Makeup ie; sanitation, foundation, brows, face charts and daytime looks. Countour, Lashes and Lips, also how to recreate looks from all types of media. Trends! And using those trends to create a going out/partying look. Learning about avante-garde and creating a original concept makeup. Students will get to work on their very own Beauty Photo Shoot!

(*Schedule and content are subject to change without notice)