Special Effects artist Veronica McAleer, gives her top tips on creating realistic effects to Solihull students – you can watch the video here. [The following is taken from the “Into Film” website] “As part of our Behind-The-Scenes industry interaction programme – which enables young people from all backgrounds to have access to a creative professional […]

The training I have received from Veronica at the MAKUP Academy gave me the skills and preparation for the many different requirements needed in this industry and on projects that I’ve proceeded to work on. This has given me confidence in myself for all other future jobs. I have been lucky enough to receive work […]

Through my incredible training at MAKUP and Veronica’s constant support, I am now completely freelance, regularly working in a job I love and making more industry contacts. My journey started in the summer of 2015, where Veronica recommend me for crowd on the feature film ‘The Girl With All The Gifts’, starring Glenn Close and Gemma […]

The MAKUP Academy for Film & Media Makeup offers exceptional yet affordable training in all aspects of hair design and makeup for film and TV. All students receive personal attention from Veronica McAleer, the internationally-acclaimed, twice Oscar nominated and multi award-winning founder. Veronica trained in makeup and hair design at BBC Pebble Mill in 1984, […]

Since completing Veronica’s course in July, I have been lucky enough to receive paid work on a number of productions in Ireland. Firstly, I worked on the comedy Bridget and Eamon, as a result of this I was fortunate to receive various contacts. From there I worked on Rebellion and at the moment I am […]