Special Effects (SFX) Course

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Special Effects (SFX) Course


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Dream Creatives Academy’s unique SFX Full-time Level 3 International ITEC Diploma course is run from Sept 18th 2017 to June 2018.

The Course is accredited with a level 3 Diploma in Special Effects, Photographic & Media Make-up, The Highest Make-up qualification awarded by ITEC

Our course is a vital investment in your future as a Make-up artist, whether its’s in TV/Film, Theatre, Media, Fashion or working for one of the worlds leading Make-up brands. The course is broken into 6 Modules covering everything in make-up application from basic make-up to creative make-up, Character creation to period make-up  with an extensive emphasis on Special effects Make-up. With added elements such as Business/Professional conduct, Photo-shoots and the art photography to ensure the graduate gains the essential skills a complete Make-up artists requires.

Covering a complete range of areas to suit a beginner to the savvy self thought enthusiast, This course is suitable for everyone.  Working with materials such as Silicone, Wax, Gelatine, Latex etc. Students will hone their skills in all these areas.

Here at Dream Creative Academy, Our purpose designed and Dedicated SFX Suite is the only one of it’s kind in the country.

With the arrival of the Prestigious Troy Film Studio’s 350,000 sq. ft facility to Limerick, A huge demand has been created for Special Effects graduates looking for opportunities in the film industry.

OUTLAY: Course cost: €6,950 (€6,450 with early bird discount)

Payment Plan: €1550 deposit + 4 no. equal payments of €1350. (Tailored Plans available,…ie monthly etc)

All costs Included: ITEC Exam Fees, Pro. Brush Set, Kit bag, All Product, 2 No. Uniform tops, MUA insurance



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Course Overview:

  • Photographic & Media Make-up                                                        ♦  Basic Make-up                                                                                        ♦  Character Creation
  • Body Painting                                                                                         ♦  Skin Analysis/Colour Theory
  • Postiche                                                                                                   ♦  Airbrushing
  • Avant-Garde                                                                                           ♦  Period Make-up
  • Bald Caps                                                                                                ♦  Theatrical Make-up
  • Prosthetic’s & Life Casting                                                                  ♦  Ageing Make-up
  • Hair Styling (Intro)                                                                               ♦  Character Creation
  • Photo-shoots    (2 no)                                                                           ♦  Casualty Make-up
  • Photographic Intro                                                                               ♦  Business & Professional Conduct
  • Ageing Make-up                                                                                    ♦ Social Media Marketing
  • Historical

Additional Information:

The Dream Creative Academy Diploma in Special Effects is tailored to provide the best technical expertise with the most up-to-date techniques, equipment and product, with complete career training giving you everything you need to make it big in this specialised industry.

Our course is continually updated to embody the latest trends and industry needs. Our reputable tutors are skilled working artists highly regarded in both teaching and industry.

The added benefits of the extra modules such as business/set etiquette, Art of photography & photo-shoots delivers a graduate proficient in their knowledge of this industry.