Training courses in prosthetics, special effects makeup & animatronics

Gorton Studio, Europe’s leading prosthetics and makeup FX school, was founded in 2003 by multi-award winning prosthetics designer Neill Gorton and has led the way in teaching the subject since.

We teach prescribed and bespoke courses for newcomers, professionals and tutors and provide education sector support from within the industry. Our courses are 100% practical, 100% industry-relevant and taught by current, senior film and TV professionals. We also offer a wide and growing range of online courses taught by Neill Gorton.

Bespoke Courses

Our bespoke courses meet your unique training requirements with our expertise.

We work with you to identify what you need to learn and design a course to deliver exactly that. We can teach you at our studio in Aylesbury or your own premises in the UK or abroad. The content, duration and size of these courses are completely flexible and the level can be tailored to suit any ability, from beginners to professionals and tutors.

Student Gallery

A selection of work created by students on our 7-week and short courses

Answers to your questions

Everything you need to know about our prosthetics, makeup FX and animatronics courses, along with general Gorton Studio information...