This 2-day SFX course will equip you with the basic knowledge and ability to carry out basic SFX for film/drama/editorial.
Focus on Health & Safety, importance of patch testing clients, product key ingredients, use & safe removal. The role of the make-up artist, direct on set application of cuts, preliminary modelling using wax then direct application silicone, bruising & black eyes, abrasions sweat, dirt & blood effects. Importance of continuity & use of Medical References.
Recap Direct application silicone wounds, demo use of Pro Bondo wounds to create old scars, 1st 2nd 3rd degree burns, blisters, deep tissue trauma & use of prosthetics (theory).
You will need to bring notepad/pen, brushes, brushes if you have a fine liner and a powder brush would be useful.
Please be prepared to provide your residency documents such as a passport, EU citizen ID card, UK Birth Certificate or Biometric Card. If you have been in the UK for less than 3 years or have entered the UK with a visa you will need to provide evidence that you are eligible to study in the UK - your visa, your biometric card that covers the duration of your course or any relevant home office documents to support your residency should all be provided. If you’re an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen we will need to see evidence of 'Pre-Settled' or 'Settled-status' documents. Also for funding purposes we would need to see evidence of payslips if working (within the last 3 months). If you are receiving benefits (e.g JSA, ESA, Universal Credit (UC), Housing benefits etc. please provide evidence of this).
Upon successful completion of the course you can progress into further study in this area.