The Bath Academy of Media Makeup (BAMM) is a small, nurturing, makeup academy with an Oscar winning Makeup Designer as it’s Artistic Director. We provide makeup artist courses specifically designed by makeup artists working in the industry.
Opening our doors in 2012, BAMM has already gained a reputation as a leading makeup academy. We provide the industry with an exceptionally high calibre of makeup artists. BAMM is now recognized as one of the top training schools globally with students joining us from Australia, New Zealand, America and Europe.
We’re a compact, friendly team, passionate about delivering the highest standards of teaching in small class sizes. Our comprehensive, professional BAMM Makeup Kit and unique business module is unrivalled, giving our graduates every advantage when starting out.
All of our tutors are leading professionals in the industry; hand-picked for their specific skill-sets and all actively working in film, tv, fashion and theatre. By virtue of our excellent industry contacts we provide arguably the best after-care of any media makeup school in the country.
Some of the Films & Productions our students have gone on to work on.
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"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"