Open Wound Make-up by Iver Academy SFX Make-up Artist


Do you dream of a career as a professional special effects make-up artist in film and television. Come and spend 3 days in our state of the art facilities at Pinewood Studios and learn how to create cuts, burns, scars and more. You will be taught by our highly experienced tutors who can give you a true insight into the life of a professional SFX make-up artist.

Course Payment: A full payment is required to secure a place on this make-up course. We have several options to help fund your make-up course including interest free payment plans, bursaries and loans.


  • SFX summer school

    Are you aged 14 to 18 and interested in Special effects make-up. Come and spend 3 days at our academy in Pinewood studios and learn from award winning make-up artists how to create a wide variety of special effects.

Course Tutors


Our highly respected award-winning teachers have over thirty years’ experience in the industry. All the tutors are working make-up artists and their current credits include; Star Wars, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, Holmes and Watson, Dr Strange and Marvel Age of Ultron.

Take a look at their credits.

Bruised Eye Make-up Applied by an Iver Academy Trained Artist
Elbow Bruise Make-up Applied by an Iver Academy Artist
Open Would SFX Makeup Applied by and Iver Academy Artist


Everything you require to do this 3 day SFX make-up course will be provided. You just need to bring yourself and a camera to record your work - your mobile phone camera is absolutely fine. Shoes and clothing that you do not mind getting dirty should be worn as blood, sweat and tears will be flying - all fake of course!


We have a large variety of courses available for aged 18+, including Character, SFX & Prosthetic Application course and Further Prosthetics Make-up FX course. Please talk to us and we can recommend the best for you.

3 days tuition

You will spend 3 days with special effects make-up artists who work in television and film learning to recreate a variety of make-up special effects . From open wounds to ageing and burns to blisters.

Start: Aug 08 2022
Tuition & Dates

Fully Booked .Waiting lists only
Aug 08 2022 - Aug 10 2022  

Monday - Wednesday

Jan 01 0001 - Jan 01 0001  


Jan 01 0001 - Jan 01 0001  




inc. VAT

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