Stuart Conran


Stuart is principal tutor on the Creative & Character Make-Up course and also teaches bespoke and short courses for us. He has almost 30 years experience of working in special effects make-up for film and TV, since beginning as a trainee on Hellraiser in 1986. He has a wide range of skills from working on various features, TV shows, pop promo’s and advertising campaigns. He is skilled in all aspects of prosthetics from lifecasting, sculpting and mouldmaking to painting, finishing, make-up & prosthetic application.

Stuart spent three years in Tornonto, Canada recently, where he worked for CMU as an instructor for their Film/TV, Prosthetic & Creature Design courses. He was the Prosthetics Designer on Shaun Of The Dead and his other credits include Peter Jackson’s Braindead, The Piano, The Descent, Attack The Block, The Peter Serafinowicz Show, Look Around You and promos for Fatboy Slim, Squarepusher and Goldie Lookin’ Chain amongst others. Ad & corporate work includes that for Tussauds, London Underground, Nicorette and Wrigley’s. Stuart has worked for Millennium FX over the years on many projects including From Hell, Saving Private Ryan, The Tenth Kingdom, Strange and Doctor Who amongst others.