Introduction to the Make-Up Department (An IATSE Accelerator)

When: November 19 & 20, 2022 10 AM to 4 PM (includes a 30 min lunch break)
Where: Red River Polytech – 160 Princess Street Room P314
Price:  IATSE 856 – $40
General/non-union – $50

To register please call our office at 204-989-9669 during office hours. (9:30 am – 4:30 pm).
Deadline to register is Friday, November 18 @ 4:30 pm.  

About the course:

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

A light lunch will be provided to the participants.

About the instructor:

Alisha Talbot is a Canadian professional make-up artist with years of experience. Known for her dedication to her craft, she has built her career combining her love of people with the ability to transform them into each unique characters.

Because of her wide array of experience, she is a sought out make-up artist for film and television. She is a member of IATSE 856 and in recent years has begun travelling throughout the country and internationally for work. Some credits and highlights include working on cult classics such as Curse of Chucky, Cult of Chucky and the SYFY series Channel Zero and travelling to Korea as part of the Makeup Team to support CBC and Radio Canada on air for live interviews with Canada’s Gold medal winners at the 2018 Winter Olympics.

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.

FTM is a non-for-profit charity and member of the Province of Manitoba’s sector council program (through the Department of Economic Development and Jobs). FTM conducts workforce development and training to build a highly skilled and adaptable film industry to support the activities of Manitoba production companies. FTM collaborates with members of the film and television industry to identify the training needs within the community.