Here are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about Cinema Makeup School. If you would like to know more or cannot find the answers you’re looking for here, do not hesitate to contact us at [email protected] or 213.368.1234 to speak to an admissions representative.

Where is the School Located?

Cinema Makeup School is located in the historic Wiltern Theater Building at 3780 Wilshire Boulevard in the Mid-Wilshire neighborhood of Los Angeles.


The school is convenient to the L.A. Metro Purple Line subway and multiple bus lines and is just a short distance from Downtown L.A., Hollywood, major shopping malls and entertainment destinations.

Who Can Enroll at CMS?

For diploma studies and core classes, we accept applicants with a high school diploma/G.E.D. or greater. Students under the age of 18 must have the consent of a parent or guardian.

Do I Need Past Makeup/Art Experience?

No. We accept students of all experience levels and all of our core classes teach everything starting from the basics. That said, past artistic experience or education can be a great asset to a makeup artist.


For more experienced arists, we offer tailored advisement and a flexible classroom environment that will allow you to learn and grow at your own pace.

How Long is a Typical Program or Class?

This varies from class to class. See the full schedule HERE for details.