About the job:
As a Special Effects (SFX) Make-Up Artist, you apply make-up for visual and theatrical effects. You may also use prosthetic sculpting, molding and casting techniques to create unique and advanced visual effects.
As a Special Effects (SFX) Make-Up Artist, you may have to:
- Travel abroad or attend international seminars to learn about "what's new"
- Be very active in promoting yourself, to build your name and find more jobs
- Spend money up-front to buy the make-up products
As a Special Effects (SFX) Make-Up Artist, you will get to:
- Express your creativity in a fun way
- Work on interesting projects, sometimes involving famous actors
- 40+ hours a week
Are you the right fit?
- Any Track
Will you make money?
There is a small fee of $75 for participating in this activity, which also includes a meal, a take home certificate, and more.
For questions, please email [email protected]
As a Special Effects Make-Up Artist, you should be prepared to learn a lot on your own. It's a job that not many people think about pursuing, especially in smaller markets. However, if you love to practice your creativity, and enjoy thinking about characters and how they should appear in theater productions; this may be the career for you.
Samantha Ayoub is a professional makeup artist who enjoys working in Fantasy, Prosthetics & SFX Make-Up. She has world class training at the Cinema Makeup School in Los Angeles. She also has extensive experience working on feature films, advertisements, music videos, theatrical productions, events, and artistic photoshoots.