EXPO: Introduction to the Make-up Department, with Alisha Talbot

December 12 & 13, 2020
12:00pm to 4:30pm
This will take place via Zoom

You can pay and register for this course online at this link here.

Select Make up with Alisha under “Online Course Sign-ups”
You can also call the main line to pay for this over the phone with a credit card

Workshop will take place via Zoom

About the workshop

Film Training Manitoba is pleased to present this two-day workshop for those interested in learning more about the make-up department on a unionized film or television production.

This course is an introduction of the various positions and basic operation of an efficient make-up department. Emphasis will be on the duties, responsibilities and teamwork involved during each phase of production; prep, shoot and wrap.

Discussions on permit requirements for union work will also be addressed as well as the ongoing challenges associated with COVID-19 in the make-up department.

This newly developed two-day workshop is for IATSE 856 makeup permittees and makeup artists wanting to work in the film industry.

About the instructor

Alisha Talbot is a Manitoba based Makeup Artist with over 10 years experience working as a Makeup Artist for Film and TV. After attending Complections International now known as CMU College of Art and Design, she worked in Toronto and Winnipeg. Alisha has built her career with IATSE 856 as a daily makeup artist to now being a Head of the Makeup Department working on such productions as The Chucky Franchise, The Syfy series Channel Zero and Alisha travelled to Korea as a Makeup Artist for CBC and Radio Canada for the 2018 Winter Olympics.


Film Training Manitoba is committed to creating an inclusive and healthy workplace where participants, instructors, and staff are treated with dignity and respect. We will not tolerate any forms of harassment and reserve the right to remove any patron creating an unsafe environment.

Film Training Manitoba Course Registration Policy

  • Participants must be 18 years of age or older to register and attend the course.
  • Participants must register in advance of the course. No drop-ins.
  • Registration is on a first come, first served basis – unless otherwise specified. Enrollment may be limited.
  • Payment in full is required to secure a spot in an FTM course.

Cancellation Policy

  • Participants must cancel up to 4 full business days prior to the course start date to receive an 80% refund.
  • No refund will be given to participants who cancel within 4 full business days before the course start date, or if they do not attend the course.
  • Film Training Manitoba reserves the right to cancel, or postpone, any course where a minimum registration level has not been met. Participants registered for a course that is canceled will receive a full refund.

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