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

Interested in film and television makeup? Love playing around with makeup creatively? Take this one week course to learn all about Hollywood makeup and the ticks of the trade with techniques for runway, natural makeup, music video looks, industry trends and so much more!

SFX Boot Camp

Into gore, horror and creature creation? Sign up for one (or both!) of our two SFX Boot Camp sessions this summer for intro & advanced special makeup effects classes. This camp enables students to get insider knowledge and practice with some of the industry’s top artists.