Makeup for Film – Basics Level 1 | Vancouver – September 15, 2019

Makeup for Film - Basics Level 1



Makeup for Film – Basics Level 1: Introduction to Makeup Fundamentals


Due to popular demand, we’re holding another Basics Level 1 makeup course! Makeup is a challenging but crucial part of filmmaking. If you want to get your start, look no further! This course is designed to bring you into the world of makeup in the film industry. No previous knowledge required.

What this workshop will cover:

  • Colour, texture & lighting techniques
  • TV & Film makeup product knowledge
  • On-set ‘must-have’ kit tools
  • On-set etiquette & film terminology
  • Corrective makeup and tattoo coverage techniques

Students will get to practice the techniques taught during this course using a makeup kit supplied by us. During this hands-on portion the instructor, Kat Kou, will be helping students one-on-one in a classroom rich with creative inspiration.

Space is limited so register today by clicking the button below. Can’t wait to see you there!

Instructor: Kat Kou

Skillful, passionate and dedicated to her craft, Kat Kou is a Canadian makeup artist with 13 years of experience. From an early age, she displayed a strong creative flair for art and self-expression. Upon completing an education at Blanche Macdonald in 2006, she has worked on a number of cutting edge projects since and continues to thrive today as an artist.

With a strong background in cosmetic retail management, Kat thrived in her previous role with Charlotte Tilbury as a Lead Artist, where she hosted backstage workshops for celebrity-inspired looks. Her previous employers include MAC Cosmetics, Giorgio Armani, and Yves Saint Laurent.

In 2018, Kat stepped down from her role with Charlotte Tilbury to focus on her career in television and film. She has worked on television shows based in Vancouver, such as Riverdale, Altered Carbon, and The Flash. 

In addition to her makeup diploma, she also has a certificate in Esthetics and has taken a prosthetics course with Dallas Harvey at Vancouver F/X.

What You Get:

  • A makeup kit to use in class
  • Certificate of completion
  • A full day of education
  • Free 1 year Key Membership with FilmLocal (Valued at: $144)
  • Free admission to our next networking event (Valued at: $15)
  • Free admission to an in-depth tour of MAC on Robson
  • Full store discount at MAC on tour date

What You Need to Bring:

  • Pen/Paper or Laptop
  • Lunch

Food & Drink:

We will supply some snacks, coffee, and water but we encourage you to bring a lunch. There are a couple of cafes nearby if needed.


MAC on Robson has graciously offered all students the opportunity to tour the facility and get hands-on product knowledge from the experts there. In addition, students get a discount on everything in the store.

Photos From Past Workshops


$285 per student

Date & Time

Sunday September 15, 2019 | 10:30am – 5:30pm


Primp and Proper
#109- 237 E 4th Ave
Vancouver BC, V5T 4R4

There is free street parking available.

Space is limited so register today by clicking the button below. Can’t wait to see you there!

If you have any questions you can email us directly at

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