CMU TORONTO Digital FX Makeup Effects Artist Program & Courses

From digital and practical creature design to photoshop and ZBrush digital sculpting, CMU’s one-of-a-kind Digital Makeup Effects Artist program prepares students for rewarding careers in the growing digital makeup artistry industry.

What you'll learn

This intensive 4-month program lays the foundation for students to pursue careers in all areas of digital effects makeup artistry. Learn from industry professionals and master sculptors in an intimate classroom setting at our beautiful downtown Toronto campus.

CMU prides itself in providing a supportive, inclusive and creative environment where students can tap into and explore their passion for makeup artistry and build new skills for their future.


Career paths

Graduates are equipped with the knowledge and skills to work in:

  • Digital sculpting for TV & Film production
  • Post-production editing & SFX design
  • CGI Design & Production
  • Toy prototype design
  • Photo editing
  • Character & Asset design for Videogame production

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Dates and costs


17 weeks 
Monday to Friday
9:30am - 4:30pm
(One hour for lunch)


May 30, 2022

TUITION (CDN) $11,050.00

+ $3,435.00* Student kit
+ $100* Text books

+ $2,500 International students

* + HST 

Success stories

Over 5,000 makeup artists have graduated from CMU in the past 30 years. 


CMU Graduate, Romy Zack’s Thriving Career in Makeup and Fashion


CMU On Living Local


From Roots to Savage x Fenty Vol. 2: Alumna Arielle Park’s incredible success story

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