Every year, VFS invites excellent speakers from all disciplines in the entertainment arts to speak to students about the issues that matter to them most: the tricks of the trade, insider secrets, and professional advice that sets our graduates apart from the pack when it's time to start a career. Guest speakers for Makeup Design for Film & Television offer students the chance to hear the latest word from the industry, ask questions, and learn from the success of celebrities, experts, and artists in the field.
Emmy-winning makeup artist Gail Kennedy shares career insight and an aging makeup demo with VFS Makeup Design students.
Film and television actor Doug Jones visited VFS last week to give a special presentation to Makeup Design for Film & Television and Acting for Film & Television students.
Todd Masters (True Blood, Six Feet Under) visited with current students in the Makeup Design program for a special talk on how to be successful in the entertainment industry.
VFS recently hosted Cinematographer Guillermo Navarro and Camera Operator David Crone for a talk with students.
5-time Emmy Award-winning Makeup Artist Eve Pearl stopped by VFS for a demonstration recently.
Halle Berry's X-Men Makeup Artist, Norma Hill-Patton, drops in to check out Makeup Design students' portfolios.
Veteran Hollywood makeup artist Leonard Engelman spends an evening at VFS, courtesy of the Makeup Design for Film & Television program.
Michael Laudati, the makeup artist behind dozens of high-profile films, sits with Makeup Design students to discuss his career and answer questions.
Oscar-winning makeup and special effects artist Howard Berger (The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe) stops in for a special presentation.
Makeup and special effects artists Alec Gillis and Tom Woodruff Jr. (Terminator, among many other credits) share some of their knowledge with Makeup Design students.