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Maybe you've dreamed of mastering the special effects and creature design behind the characters in your favourite films like The Terminator or Avatar. Or maybe you fantasize about having the power and platform to showcase your makeup transformations in major publications like Vogue, ELLE, and W Mag.
CMU is North America's top college for professional and special effects makeup.
CMU offers 7 specialized diploma and certificate programs designed to provide aspiring makeup artists with the skills and confidence needed to work in different areas of the makeup industry.
As a student at CMU, you will have access to the college's state-of-the-art facilities, located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. This includes our generous classroom sizes, special makeup effects lab, photography studio, and more.
Our award-winning and internationally acclaimed faculty are dedicated to passing on their knowledge and passion for makeup artistry.
Programs at CMU are designed to emulate real-world situations so that students are prepared for their work and career after graduation.
Don't let a lack of financial assistance stop you from pursuing your dream career. Our payment schedules are designed to help students organize their finances in order to have all payments taken care of by their start date.
CMU graduates have worked on award-winning productions like Schitt's Creek, Murdoch Mysteries, Star Trek Discovery, IT, Saw, among many, many others. They continue to design and create iconic makeup looks for entertainment industries across the globe.