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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

"LA LA LAND," "NOCTURNAL ANIMALS," 
"STAR TREK BEYOND" and "SUICIDE SQUAD" 
Among Feature Film Winners at the 
2017 Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards

"WESTWORLD," "GAME OF THRONES," "DANCING WITH THE STARS," 
"THE PEOPLE V. O.J. SIMPSON" and "THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW"
Among Television Winners  


Darren Criss Presented Distinguished Artisan Award to Ryan Murphy

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LOS ANGELES, Feb. 19, 2017 – The  Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) tonight announced winners of its Annual Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards in 23 categories of film, television, commercials and live theater. Winners in the film categories include "La La Land," "Nocturnal Animals," "Suicide Squad," "Hail Caesar!" and "Star Trek Beyond." Television winners included "Westworld," "Dancing With the Stars," "Game of Thrones," "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" and "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story." The awards took place at The Novo by Microsoft at L.A. Live before an audience of more than 700, including guild members, industry executives and press. MUAHS President Sue Cabral-Ebert presided over the awards ceremony with comedian Loni Love (The Real) serving as host for the second year in a row. M.A.C. Cosmetics served as the Diamond Sponsor and the Official Cocktail Reception Sponsor.

Ryan Murphy, four-time Emmy® Award-winning producer, received the Distinguished Artisan Award, presented by Darren Criss (Glee). Lifetime Achievement Awards were presented to Emmy-nominated make-up artist Leonard Engelman and Oscar® and Emmy-nominated hair stylist Barbara Lorenz (La La Land). Engleman's longtime client Chercould not attend the show, but prepared a video tribute in honor of the Lifetime Achievement honoree. 

Presenters for this year's awards included Oscar-winning make-up artist and 2015 MUAHS Lifetime Achievement recipient Rick BakerCharlotte Ross (Arrow), Violett Beane (The Flash), Chelsea Kane and Melissa Peterman (Baby Daddy), Logan Browning (Netflix's Dear White People), Meg Donnelly (American Housewife), Kate Linder (The Young and the Restless), Bill Brochtrup (Criminal Minds), Mark D. Espinoza (The Bold and the Beautiful), Mara Hall (Grey's Anatomy), Riley Schmidt (Scream Queens) and former Academy president Hawk Koch. Catering was provided by Wolfgang Puck, and entertainment was provided by DJ Gianna courtesy of Hey Mister DJ.

Below please find winners of the 2017 Annual Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards:

Winners for Feature Length Motion Picture (Feature Films):

BEST CONTEMPORARY MAKE-UP

Nocturnal Animals
Make-Up Artists: Donald Mowat, Malanie J. Romero, Elaine Offers

BEST CONTEMPORARY HAIR STYLING

La La Land
Hair Stylists: Barbara Lorenz, Jackie Masteran, Frida Aradottir

BEST PERIOD AND/OR CHARACTER MAKE-UP

Suicide Squad
Make-Up Artist: Alessandro Bertolazzi

BEST PERIOD AND/OR CHARACTER HAIR STYLING

Hail, Caesar!
Hair Stylists: Cydney Cornell, Pauletta Lewis-Irwin, Matt Danon

BEST SPECIAL MAKE-UP EFFECTS

Star Trek Beyond
Make-Up Artists: Joel Harlow, Richie Alonzo 


Winners for Television and New Media Series:

BEST CONTEMPORARY MAKE-UP 

Westworld
Make-Up Artists: Christien Tinsley, Elisa Marsh, Rolf Keppler

BEST CONTEMPORARY HAIR STYLING 

Dancing With the Stars
Hair Stylists: Kimi Messina, Gail Ryan, Dean Banowetz

BEST PERIOD / CHARACTER MAKE-UP

Game of Thrones

Make-Up Artists: Jane Walker, Kay Bilk

BEST PERIOD / CHARACTER HAIR STYLING

Game of Thrones

Hair Stylists: Kevin Alexander, Candice Banks

BEST SPECIAL MAKE-UP EFFECTS 

Westworld

Make-Up Artists: Christien Tinsley, Georgia Allen, Hiroshi Yada


Winners for Television Mini Series or Movie Made for Television

BEST CONTEMPORARY MAKE-UP

The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let's Do The Time Warp Again
Make-Up Artists: Julia Valente, Pip Ayote

BEST CONTEMPORARY HAIR STYLING

American Horror Story: Roanoke

Hair Stylists: Michelle Ceglia, Valerie Jackson

BEST PERIOD / CHARACTER MAKE-UP

The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
Make-Up Artists: Eryn Krueger Mekash, Zoe Hay, Heather Plott

BEST PERIOD / CHARACTER HAIR STYLING 

The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
Hair Stylists: Chris Clark, Natalie Driscoll

BEST SPECIAL MAKE-UP EFFECTS

American Horror Story: Roanoke

Make-Up Artists: Eryn Krueger Mekash, Michael Mekash, David Anderson


Winners for Commercials and Music Videos:

BEST MAKE-UP


American Horror Story: Roanoke - Promo
Make-Up Artists: Kerry Herta, Jason Collins, Cristina Waltz

BEST HAIR STYLING

Dior J'adore "The Absolute Femininity" Feat. Charlize Theron

Hair Stylist: Enzo Angileri


Winners for Theatrical Productions (Live Stage):

BEST MAKE-UP

A Chorus Line

Make-Up Artists: Vanessa Dionne, Donna Levy, Romain Markus Myers

BEST HAIR STYLING

Amadeus
Hair Stylists: Laura Caponera, Melanie Hinchee


Winners for Children and Teen Programming:

BEST MAKE-UP


So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation
Make-Up Artists: Tonia Green, Danielle Rush 

BEST HAIR STYLING

So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation

Hair Stylists: Dean Banowetz, Cory Rotenburg, Kimi Messina 


Winners for Daytime Television:

BEST MAKE-UP

The Real

Make-Up Artists: Melanie Mills, Kevin Haney, Brian Penikas

BEST HAIR STYLING

The Young and The Restless

Hair Stylists: Regina Rodriguez, Adriana Lucio 

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MUAHS Awards is proudly sponsored by: Diamond Sponsor: M.A.C. Cosmetics; Ruby Sponsor: Ardell Professional; Sapphire Sponsors: Hask Beauty, Nigel Beauty Emporium; Emerald Sponsor: CROC, Make-Up Designory, RCMA Makeup; Double Platinum Sponsors: Focus Features, Netflix; Platinum Sponsors: Beverly Center, Fox Television, FX Networks, HBO, IATSE Local 798 (Make-up Artists & Hair Stylists), Paramount, Universal Pictures; Silver Sponsors: Cinema Make-Up School, Cinema Secrets, Criterion Group, Dermaflage, Kryolan, Make Up For Ever, The Make Up Show; Premiere Products, Schwartzkopf Professional and Skindinavia. Gift bag sponsors include Ardell Professional, Brush Off, DHC Skin Care, European Body Art, Freeze Frames, Frends Beauty, Hair & Pins, Hempz, Hygeniskin, IT Cosmetics, Jovovo Naturals, Kevyn Aucoin, Novex Hair Care, ONLY YOURx, Pro Vision Care Associates, Qosmedix, Schwarzkopf; In-Kind Sponsors: The Powder Group, The Makeup Light and LirpaMakeup L.A. Media Sponsors include TheHollywood Reporter, SHOOTonline and Variety.

About Local 706:
The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild (IATSE, Local 706) was chartered in November 1937. Today, membership includes over 1,900 artisans in the entertainment industry worldwide. Local 706 members are make-up artists and hair stylists who have created the looks for Hollywood's most memorable characters and stars of stage, screen, television and now the Internet. The wide-ranging domains of these artists include feature films and television, commercials; "live" network television, all types of theatrical productions and Disneyland theme parks. Local 706 Members have created notable characters competing for Academy Awards®, Primetime Emmys®, Daytime Entertainment Emmys®, Saturn Awards®, BAFTA Awards®, and many other honors for make-up and hair styling artistry including their own Hollywood Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards. The Local 706 Guild publishes The Artisan, a glossy quarterly magazine, and provides panels, workshops and training both for members and others interested in the field to foster a spirit of innovation in the craft. For more information, visit www.local706.org or get #MUAHSawards updates on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

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