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Film & Makeup

Career Pathway

Learn Invaluable Film & Makeup Skills
Learn necessary tools of the trade that empower you to confidently explore a bright future in the ever-evolving and always engaging entertainment industry.

Reel in Your Film Career

The Film & Makeup Pathway will give students a broad understanding of the industry through hands-on experience. It not only helps students in their careers, but also imparts valuable skills like confidence, work ethic, and discipline. Students will learn how to direct, edit, and develop scripts, along with how to apply film-quality makeup. These skills will help students gain exposure to a career they’re passionate about. This pathway teaches students the importance of team building and leadership, developing skills they can use in their careers and lives. The integrated, work-based learning and coursework gives students a head start and provides them with a competitive advantage in their careers.

Career Pathways help students explore their talents and use their experiences in the classroom to select a career path they’re passionate about.

Prepare in the Classroom

Build a strong foundation with A-G approved courses and prepare yourself for an exciting new film and makeup career. Classes include:

  • ROP Film and Television Makeup

Get Real

Take what you learned out into the real world and see first-hand what awaits you in the field of film and makeup. Hands-on, in-depth immersive experiences may include:

  • Guest Speakers
  • Workplace Tours
  • On or Off-Site Internships

Valuable Training for Exciting Careers

Turn the bright lights on your career path in film and makeup with the help of our academic instruction and industry insight. Potential career paths these programs help prepare you for include:

  • Camera Operator
  • Film/Music Editor
  • Set Designer
  • Director
  • Makeup Artist
  • Hairdresser, Hairstylist, and Cosmetologist

Industry Average: $45,000 - $60,000+/Year
Projected Growth in the Field: 10% to 14%

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Ready to Shine?

Contact your college & career technician for availability.
Programs are subject to change.

CE Teacher:
Courtney Van Scoyk
(805) 389-6407                                                      cvanscoyk@vcoe.org

Shine a Light on a Career in Film & Makeup

Whether you’ve always dreamed of starring in front of the camera or feel that working behind the scenes is more your style, a career in film and makeup can be the guiding light you seek. Let your imagination and creativity blossom though this art form. Learn how to bring ideas created by writers and directors to life on set or on screen. This pathway can provide you with the opportunity to learn and gain valuable insight in the film and makeup industry.

Earn College Credits

Get a jump start on your college future by earning college credits and valuable real-world skills you can use for college and career.

AA Stage Craft / Costume Set Design

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BA Performing Arts: Theater Emphasis

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