The Bath Academy of Media Makeup (BAMM) is an elite private school for makeup artistry within media and fashion.
With an Oscar winning Makeup Designer as our Creative Director, the courses we give are designed to teach our students real world, relevant and current knowledge in not just makeup but also in Production, Script Breakdown & Continuity with the sole purpose of giving them the greatest possible start in this wonderful profession.
Our work isn’t done when our students leave though. By virtue of our excellent business contacts and intimate course sizes we provide arguably the best after-care of any Media Makeup School in the country. All Students who attend our Peter King TV and Film Makeup Course will get work experience with Peter King himself. We are passionate about our students’ success; they are the greatest advertisement we have. Check out our Testimonials.
We provide makeup artist courses in prosthetics and special effects makeup; hair styling and wig making; theatrical makeup, period makeup and hair styling for film and television; high fashion makeup, including airbrush techniques and the important skill of makeup designing to include script breakdown, continuity and lighting.
Our tutors are hand picked from across the country and are chosen for their exceptional expertise in their fields of artistry; ensuring that each and every one of our students gets the best start in a very challenging, rewarding and exciting career. You will not find any career tutors at BAMM. We don’t just teach makeup; we do it!
"I have loved every minute. You have been an amazing teacher and really inspired me, I can’t wait to get going with it all now and put my new acquired skills in to practice. It’s amazing how much we have learned in such a small time frame."
- Adrienne Wright
"This has truly been the best experience of my life and one that will change it forever. I never imagined I would be capable of everything you have taught me."
- Amber Ralf
"I had the BEST summer at BAMM! I would definitely recommend! Melanie was super supportive and still is. I feel so much more confident within myself even my family and friends have noticed. I am now starting a job that I love thanks to Melanie and BAMM"
- Jess Pacey
"I believe the high standard of the tutors are what makes BAMM stand out. Without their help and support, before, during and after my time at BAMM, I would have been lost, so, for that, I thank them all"
- Natalie Simone Milne
"Most of the work I have done has been through introductions by the Academy ... If a career in hair and makeup is right for you, BAMM is definitely the place to do it! "
- Vanessa Rolland
"The school has been incredibly helpful towards my career and I strongly recommend, anyone thinking about makeup, to do this course. It has been inspirational and a brilliant journey"
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“I am delighted to be working with the Bath Academy of Media Makeup. The first time I visited the school, I was impressed by the high level of professionalism and passion that was being created in their wonderful studios.” Peter Swords King
Academy & BAFTA award winning makeup artist Peter Swords King is the Creative Director at the Bath Academy of Media Makeup.