Discover the stories that make up our Blanche World.
Many Blanche Macdonald Makeup graduates have gone on to work at the highest levels of the film and TV industry. They don’t only have amazing résumés; they have amazing stories too. Here are just a few.
Winnipeg-born Victoria Ferguson stumbled upon Blanche Macdonald and dove head first into the thrilling world of TV&Film Makeup Artistry. Her perseverance and open-minded approach helped make her an in-demand artist for top shows and dramas including The Good Doctor, Lost in Space, Supernatural and Van Helsing, and propelled her to create her very own skincare line!
Superstar Film and TV Makeup Artist Jenna Servatius was recognized for her brilliance by winning the Daytime Emmy Award for her work on children's favourite Odd Squad, beating household names like Live With Kelly, The View and The Talk.
From a Vancouver basement to the sets and FX shops behind global hits like The X-Files, Millennium, Stargate, Supernatural, Fringe, Once Upon A Time, Battlestar Galactica, Falling Skies, iZombie, Lone Gunman, Harsh Realm and countless others, Special FX Makeup superstar Rachel Griffin has proved that passion and practice can turn a fan into an industry insider.
If you find yourself in one of Vanessa Giles’ classes on Canada's best Makeup Artist Course, pay attention to every word. You never know when you’re going to be treated to a magical story from the daily adventure that is the TV and film industry.
Students lucky enough to be attending Leah Ehman's classes at one of Canada's very best Makeup Schools soon realize that they’re being treated to more than expert training from a Gemini Award-winning artist.