All VFS Makeup instructors have a minimum of five years experience as industry professionals and artists. They have worked on numerous feature films, television shows, and commercials for major studios and networks such as Universal, Fox, Dreamworks, MGM, and Disney. Working within a well-defined curriculum, instructors work intimately with students toward a practical understanding of industry relevant practices.
Head of Makeup Design for Film & Television
Stan Edmonds has been a motion picture Makeup Artist for over 25 years. He has over 50 film and television credits and has served as Head of Department on such films as I, Robot, The Butterfly Effect, The Five People You Meet in Heaven, Scary Movie, and Clint Eastwood's Academy Award-winning film Unforgiven.
Originally from Calgary, Alberta, Stan has worked across Canada and the United States, gaining a diversity of experience that he brings to VFS. Working with well known actors like Sylvester Stallone, Drew Barrymore, Angelica Huston and Ashton Kutcher has provided him with unique insights to pass on.
Currently, Stan looks forward to advancing the industry via his work in developing digital makeup design techniques.