Hollywood’s professional makeup school


The Next Level of Cosplay is a scholarship contest for creative artists from the costuming and makeup communities looking to take their work to the next level.



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Ve Neill

3-time Oscar winner

Christopher Nelson

Oscar-winning makeup artist

Leonard Engelman

Governor of the Makeup Artists and Hairstylists Branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Yaya Han

Cosplay Legend

Lee Joyner

CMS Director of Admissions

To enter, contestants should create a complete costume and makeup look evoking a character of their choice, upload a three-minute video demonstrating their creations to a major video site with a title including “Cinema Makeup School’s The Next Level of Cosplay” and their names and fill out an entry form or mail a link to the video and any supporting materials to scholarship@cinemamakeup.com.