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Media Makeup

At Media Makeup we offer reputable training in Make up artistry and technology. The courses are designed to equip the learner with all the skills necessary to gain employment within the Cosmetic, Fashion and Media Industry. The skilled and creative makeup artist requires not only artistic and creative ability but also the ability to be an expert technician, a consultant, salesperson and a communicator.

Since the Academy was established in 1998 it has be come one of Australia’s leading make up schools, combining excellence in theory, training and practical applications. Media Makeup maintains these high standards through its impeccably trained staff, its national and international focus and its employment statistics.

The CEO Rebecca Cochrane has a wide range of industry experience from retail cosmetic makeup, to professional freelance artist for television, photography and fashion. Bec also specialises in Airbrushing and Special Effects Makeup. Bec is committed to maintaining the high standard of training at Media Makeup by having an active role in the classroom and ensuring the curriculum includes all of the latest trends, products and techniques.

The international focus of Media Makeup is what sets it apart from other nationally accredited courses. We travel regularly to trade shows worldwide, building relationships and opportunities for students whilst staying current with industry trends.

Class Sizes

Class sizes vary from Certificate II to Diploma. This provides a team environment as well as individual tuition. All classes are designed to provide the necessary hands on skills. personal attention with the highest quality of training.


Media Makeup has ‘State of the Art’ facilities with all the latest technology. The premises encompass audio visual equipped classrooms, a photographic studio, catwalk, hair & makeup studio, prosthetic lab, student resource room and a makeup store. All classrooms are set up for mobile theatre systems and students have free access to wireless internet.

Media Makeup has it’s own retail Makeup Store which is accessible to both students and clients.

The Media Makeup Store stocks MAKE UP FOR EVER, Elementwo, EVO, Embryolisse, Cloud 9. Students benefit from receiving 25%* discount on makeup products and other equipment, not only while they complete their training but even as a qualified makeup artist.

The Media Makeup Store and studio has a contemporary interior design, inspired by various Makeup studios throughout Europe. The web store also enables past and present students to order online with their artist discount.


Please look at our photo galleries. There is student work from wedding makeup to body art and special effects. We also have our Media Makeup Agency gallery as well as our overseas student trip.

Media Makeup is an award winning academy. Look at our competition gallery – IMATS 2010, 2011 and 2012.

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Student Success Stories

Kirsty Micheal

On her way of becoming an International Stylist. Mediamakeup has definitely set me up with a wide...

Danielle Veltmeyer

An award winning Makeup Artist! I completed the Advanced Diploma of Design for Live Production,...

Claudia Pastore

Why all this way from Italy to Australia? Why all the way from Italy to Australia? Media Makeup....

Jessica Kennedy

The Most Professional Makeup Education! I loved my time studying at media makeup academy and it...