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May 13, 2015


CMU’s own Fashion & Hairstyling instructor, GianLuca Orienti, had his spectacular work featured on the May cover of Maclean’s magazine. GianLuca worked closely with former BlackBerry co-CEO, Jim Balsillie, to create a cover-ready look by providing professional grooming and the stunning effect of a snowy setting. Pictured below is the final result, which came…

May 12, 2015

Crash Course in Brows

CTV News Winnipeg features CMU Grad Giovanna Minenna showcasing her expertise in brow-shaping.

May 5, 2015

Grads Receive Rome Web Award

CMU graduates Jessica Panetta and Christina Spina receive a Rome Web Award for their phenomenal makeup designs on the Canadian Screen Award nominated web series Whatever, Linda.    

April 27, 2015

Vanity Fair Features Stephen Lynch

CMU Instructor Stephen Lynch gives Orphan Black actress Tatiana Maslany multiple personalities (and the looks to go with it!) To see how Stephen masterfully achieves several distinct looks through his unique makeup designs, visit Vanity Fair.

April 21, 2015


It was an exciting day at CMU! Linda Preston, Head of Makeup for the historical fantasy television series, Reign, paid us a visit today. Linda, accompanied by CMU graduate Ashley Rocha, who has been an assisting makeup artist on the show, hosted an industry seminar for our current Film & Television students. The…

March 30, 2015


Once again, we would like to give a well-deserved congratulations to CMU graduate Emily O’Quinn who was selected as part of the top 5 Canadian artists in L’Oreal Canada’s Brush Contest. We applaud you and all other CMU participants on your successes in the contest and we could not be…

March 9, 2015

L’OREAL Brush Contest: Canada’s Top 50

The beginning of 2015 called for many exciting events in the fashion and entertainment industries. One of them being the L’Oreal Paris Canada Brush Contest, where competitors each submitted a video that shows off their makeup design skills, along with their how-to process. CMU Fashion Makeup and Hairstyling instructor, Gian Luca…

February 20, 2015


Every year we celebrate the awards season with the greatest regard for the talent that serves the film and television industries. From the Makeup Artists & Hairstylists Guild Awards to the Oscars, the skilled artists that work behind the scenes of award winning films and television shows aren’t always brought…

January 28, 2015

Die Walküre

CMU Theatre Makeup Instructor, Jennifer Kranjec, was the makeup artist that transformed these soprano stars into warrior goddesses for the Canadian Opera Company’s “Die Walkure,” on stage at the COC until February 22, 2015. The complicated stage setting and lighting, dark costumes and subtle yet intendedly chestnut wigs. To see the…

January 12, 2015

Nightcrawler Nomination

Congratulations to CMU Honorary Board Member and former instructor, Donald Mowat, for another nomination this year for the The Make-up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards! Donald was Makeup Department Head for the recent film, Nightcrawler, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, and has been nominated for the Best Contemporary Makeup award! Winners to…