Daniel Philips

Daniel Philips

Daniel has recently been nominated for an Oscar for his design work in ‘Victoria & Abdul’, and has won a BAFTA for ‘Florence Foster Jenkins’ in 2017.

Following a Hair Styling apprenticeship and training as a Technical Graphic artist in the Marine industry, award winning hair & makeup artist Daniel Phillips continued his studies at the London College of Fashion studying Media, Film and Editorial Makeup & Hair, resulting in 2 years within the Fashion & Beauty circuit. 

From there he spent 7 years at the BBC in London honing his craft in the Makeup department, covering a host of Period and Contemporary film and studio based projects. Now a freelance designer in Film, Daniel has recently been awarded a Bafta for his work on Florence Foster Jenkins  to add to his Two Emmy awards and an RTS award, along with 4 previous Bafta nominations.

At Creative Media Skills we have a constantly growing bank of tutors. We understand the importance of perfecting key skills. Most importantly we understand that the soft skills accumulated from simply spending time with those who have great knowledge and  experience is invaluable.

We hand pick the most experienced and generous professionals from some of the biggest sets in the world. By being adaptable around working schedules, we succeed in continually persuading these top level professionals to give of their time.

All of our course leaders at CMS share a passion to enlighten younger crew coming up behind them. They love to pass on their huge knowledge and expertise that only years of experience can bring. Most importantly in this way crew receive highly professional training targeted to their greatest point of need.