Presented in Partnership with ShortCourses@NFTS – the Gold Standard in Film Industry Professional Development

3rd and 4th December, 10:00 to 18:00


A Practical Prosthetic Makeup Course Taught By The Best

Sponsored by Mouldlife

In this two-day intensive hands-on course, organised in partnership with ShortCourses@NFTS, accomplished SFX makeup artist Dan Martin leads a small group of students through the process of making and applying flat plate prosthetics.

Day One: Sculpting flat plate moulds for flesh wounds.

Day Two: Applying these to actors with special effects makeup.

Course participants will have the opportunity to learn and test the different methods required for three types of silicon and acrylic moulds, meaning they can walk onto any film set with the confidence to apply any flat plate prosthetic.

Drawing from his diverse experience working on Hollywood blockbusters like BATMAN BEGINS as well as acclaimed indie hits such as HIGH RISE, Martin will share his pro tips as well as a few funny stories. The lively discussions will continue into the evenings as the tutor joins the students for a complimentary drink at the pub at the end of the first day.

Who’s it for?

This course is ideal for anyone who wants to get into prosthetics makeup. Working makeup artists and sculptors as well as absolute beginners are equally welcome, as are directors, producers, and any other film professionals who want to learn this fascinating aspect of cinematic storytelling.

Where is it?

Cinema Jam HQ, Collective Temperance Hospital, 110 Hampstead Road, London, NW1 2LS
(nearest Underground station: Euston)

How much does it cost?

£399 for two full days of instruction as well as sculpting tools and brushes which students keep after the course.

Complimentary lunch and light refreshments provided during the day and drinks at pub on Saturday evening.

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More about the Bite-Size Courses series

These intensive, highly practical and interactive weekend film short courses offer professionals the chance to learn from major industry figures in an intimate classroom environment.

The special low price and central London location make this ideal for those who want to see what makes ShortCourses@NFTS the gold standard in film industry professional development, but with a minimal commitment of time and money. The connections made at these courses can be valuable in their own right, so at the end of each day, students and tutor all go to the pub to continue the conversation!

Refund Policy

To cancel your place on this course, notice of cancellation must be given by email to info(at)

  • If you cancel at least 28 working days prior to the start of the course you will receive a full refund minus a 10% administration fee
  • If you cancel between 28 and 10 working days prior to the start of the course you will receive a 50% refund
  • If you cancel less than 10 working days before the event you will not be entitled to a refund

No refund will be made for non-attendance on the course.

Terms & Conditions

  1. By registering it is implied that you accept the terms and conditions applied to the service. It is the responsibility of the user to analyse all the information published here before proceeding with the registration. The organization reserves the right to change the terms and conditions without previous notice. These changes will be published on this official event page and will be considered valid from that moment onwards.
  2. Cinema Jam Ltd. reserves the right to cancel a registration if the participant does not meet any eligibility requirements described above. In these cases a full refund will be issued.
  3. No booking will be considered valid until Cinema Jam Ltd. receives the total value of the registration.
  4. The registrations cannot be re-utilized or returned, unless in case of cancellation of the session, yet if it is possible and reasonable, the name of the registration can be changed for another person to attend the session. Please bear in mind that Cinema Jam Ltd. will not be responsible for travel expenses, or any other additional expense, in case of cancellation. Cinema Jam Ltd. will equally not be responsible for any monetary compensation in case of timetable changes or cancellations. Cinema Jam Ltd. is also not responsible for any compensation or devolution in case of absence of the event by the participant for any major reason (ie: situations outside of the sphere of control of Cinema Jam Ltd., such as war or threat of war; riots; civil unrest; industrial dispute; airport shutdowns; flight cancellations; terrorist activity; natural disaster; nuclear disaster; fire, adverse weather conditions; or similar situations).
  5. There is a chance that the Cinema Jam Ltd. might have to make alterations regarding dates or timetables, either due to changes in the professional schedule of the workshop speakers or due to travel difficulties. These alterations are beyond our control and will not be cause for reimbursement.
  6. There won’t be any devolutions or reimbursements in case of absence by the participant for professional, personal or health reasons.
  7. The registration will be considered invalid in case of illicit resale.
  8. The participants are responsible for checking the veracity of the information during the registration and report any errors or mistakes as soon as possible.
  9. Cinema Jam Ltd. reserves the right to refuse entry and reimbursements in case of abusive behaviour, physical and psychological threats, drunk or disrespectful attitude. The same is applied in case the participant tries to enter the event with any object considered as a weapon or with any illegal substance.
  10. Cinema Jam Ltd. will not be considered responsible for the loss or destruction of private property of the participant, nor will it be responsible for any medical or hospital expenses in case of injury or illness inflicted during the event nor on its installations or in the city that is hosting the event. For this exact reason the organization advises the participants to acquire health and travel insurance against all possible risks.
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