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“To paint, to draw, to create” is the motto of Ankara Eden, a full IATSE 891 member, and one of New Image College’s most senior makeup instructors.“It’s amazing to visualize something in your mind and watch that come to life” says Anakara, who has been working in the makeup industry for 19 years. “I have  Read more ➝

“The most important thing is your attitude. You have to be a positive person in this industry”.Positivity is something that Melissa Meretsky brings plenty of when teaching in our classrooms, “I am an inspirational and creative teacher”. Her desire to inspire others to follow their dreams is what brought her to New Image College. Melissa  Read more ➝

Millions were inspired around the globe by Micheal Jackson’s “Thriller” music video. Young children would sit at home and idolize the pop sensation, mimicking his every move and lyric. Tanya Yeats’ adolescent obsession was equal in measure, though she was fixated on an entirely different aspect of the video… the werewolves.“I remember thinking how incredible  Read more ➝

“I had known I wanted to paint faces since I was 9 years old”. This is a drive that has made Marie one of Vancouver’s most revered body painters.   Marie began her career in the UK but soon found herself moving back to her native Vancouver to train. Has a top grad of the  Read more ➝

Amber Downing   Amber has over 15 years of experience in the esthetics industry. She has gained valuable experience working on commercial sets and film. Amber gained a deep knowledge of esthetics in Europe. She travelled to Germany, Spain, India, France, and Scotland to explore different spas, products and treatments. She started as a skin  Read more ➝

Keely has been with New Image for over 10 years and has been a professional in the beauty industry for over 15 years.   She is an expert beauty blogger, a bridal and editorial makeup artist, an updo hair designer and a product mixologist.   Keely is forever learning and spreading the latest trends and the newest innovations in the  Read more ➝

Phil Granger’s successes have spanned a career where accomplishments and heralded performance have moulded his tenured career.   The tenacious nature of his acting experience aids the student body under his teaching and management style. By providing the richest learning experience for every single Acting Conservatory student, Phil takes intense pride in giving current students and alumni access to  Read more ➝

Photography was always Amir’s first love; it was where he was most comfortable and given room to demonstrate his creativity.   Amir has since edited, produced and shot a multitude of TV shows and pilots and directed a handful of short films. At New Image he serves as the Head of Film Department.   As  Read more ➝

Zahf Paroo is an internationally featured performer who has been working professionally since 1995 in film, television, theatre and animation.   A trained theatre veteran, Zahf has spent much of his career alternating in work between stage and screen. His credits include “Scooby Doo 2”, “3 Moons Over Milford”, “Defying Gravity”, “Fairly Legal”, “Fringe”, “Continuum”  Read more ➝

John has worked extensively in theatre, film, television, commercials and voiceovers.   He has performed at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London and is the recipient of the Jessie Richardson Theatre Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Lead Role.   TV/film credits include Supernatural, Smallville, Fringe, The Killing, Psych, Assassin’s Creed III and  Read more ➝