About Us

Media Makeup Profile

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

All classes are designed for team and individual development and to provide the necessary hands on skills. personal attention with the highest quality facilitation and training. Media Makeup has small class sizes for more qualitiy of training and to allow for one on one time with your trainer.


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. 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.


Makeup Kits

All the kits are provided to students at a very competitive price and are based on industry needs to enable the students to utilise their kits for any work experience, work placement and for freelance work.

The makeup kits are stocked with selected products from Elementwo, MAKE UP FOR EVER and Kryolan. These brands are strongly regarded for their reputation in the makeup industry. The products are highly pigmented which enable the artist to provide makeup services for the retail and media industry.