FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
LILY TOMLIN JOINS CO-STAR ERNIE HUDSON
TO PRESENT AT THE
2018 MAKE-UP ARTISTS & HAIR STYLISTS GUILD AWARDS
Awards Gala to be held at the NOVO at L.A. Live on February 24
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 13, 2018 – Emmy® and Tony®-winning, Academy Award®-nominated actress and animal advocate LILY TOMLIN joins Grace and Frankie co-star ERNIE HUDSON as presenters at the Annual Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706). The black-tie awards gala returns to the NOVO by Microsoft in L.A. Live on Saturday,February 24, 2018. The announcement was made today by Sue Cabral-Ebert, President of IATSE Local 706. The complete list of nominees can be viewed on www.local706.org/.
As previously announced, Oscar®-nominee GARY OLDMAN (Darkest Hour) will be honored with the prestigious Distinguished Artist Award. Oscar-winning make-up artist GREG CANNOMwill join Emmy-winning hair stylist MARY GUERRERO to receive Lifetime Achievement Awards. The Gala will be hosted by comedienne LONI LOVE, who returns for the third year. Legendary actress TIPPI HEDREN (The Birds) joins CARRIE ANN INABA (Dancing With The Stars) and actor JOE MANTEGNA (Criminal Minds) are also slated to present. Additional presenters to be announced shortly.
Winners in 23 competitive categories honoring outstanding achievements in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater will be revealed at the February 24 ceremony and live via Twitter (twitter.com/local_706, hashtag: #MUAHSawards).
Further inquiries regarding the MUAHS Awards may be directed to Kathy Sain in the MUAHS Awards Office at 818.295.3933 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylist Guild Awards is proud to be sponsored by DIAMOND LEVEL: M.A.C. Cosmetics; RUBY LEVEL: Ardell and Hask; SAPPHIRE LEVEL: Glamcor, Nigel's Beauty Emporium, Schwarzkopf Professional; PREMIER LEVEL: Dermaflage, Focus Features, Netflix, Olivia Garden, RCMA Makeup; PLATINUM LEVEL: IATSE Local 798, Fox Searchlight Pictures; GOLD LEVEL: Showtime Network; SILVER LEVEL: Cinema Makeup School, Japonesque Beauty, Kryolan, Make-up Designory, Naimie's Beauty Center, NYX Cosmetics, Premiere Products, Inc., Skindinavia, The Criterion Group; GIFT BAG SPONSORS include Beauty Blender, Brush Off, Hempz, IT Cosmetics, Jacque Mqido, Moroccan Magic, Schneider Entertainment, Senna Cosmetics; MEDIA SPONSORS include The Hollywood Reporter, Variety, SHOOT, Los Angeles Confidential Magazine.
COMEDIENNE AND ACTRESS LONI LOVE RETURNS
AS HOST OF MAKE-UP ARTISTS & HAIR STYLISTS GUILD AWARDS
Honorees include Gary Oldman, Make-Up Artist Greg Cannom and
Hair Stylist Mary Guerrero, Feb. 24 at The Novo L.A. Live
LOS ANGELES, December 5, 2017 – Comedienne, actress and author Loni Love will return as host for the Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild 2018 Annual Awards (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) honoring both make-up artists and hair stylists outstanding achievements in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater. The black-tie gala, held on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at The Novo by Microsoft at L.A. Live, will mark Love’s third year as host. The announcement was made today by Susan Cabral-Ebert, President of IATSE Local 706.
Named by Variety as "One of the top ten comics to watch," Love has taken stand-up comedy to new heights. She found her niche as a co-host on the hit Daytime Talk show The Real, which has been nominated for two Emmys® and two NAACP Image Awards. She currently co-hosts the Gracie Award-winning Café Mocha radio show with Rapper Yo Yo, the only nationally syndicated show of its kind created exclusively by and for women of color.
In addition, Love has made a name for herself as an award-winning stand-up comedienne bringing her comedy to audiences across the United States. She is the subject of the documentary "Being Loni Love," which traces her life story as a latchkey young girl growing up in Detroit’s Brewster- Douglas housing projects to a national stand up comedienne, TV and movie star.
As previously announced, legendary Academy Award®-nominated actor Gary Oldman will be honored with the 2018 Distinguished Artisan Award. Oscar®-winning Make-Up Artist Greg Cannom and Emmy®-Winning Hair Stylist Mary Guerrero will receive the Guild’s Lifetime Achievement Awards. Additional awards will honor nominees for outstanding achievements in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater.
Nominations for this year’s awards will be announced on January 5, 2018. Final ballot on-line voting at www.local706.org on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at the Awards gala and live on Twitter via @Local_706 (#MUAHSawards). Further inquiries may be directed to Kathy Sain in the MUAHS Awards Office at 818.295.3933 or email@example.com
MUAHS Awards is proudly sponsored by Diamond Level: M.A.C. Cosmetics; Ruby Level: Hask and Ardell; Sapphire Level: Schwarzkopf Professional and Dermaflage; Silver Level: Cinema Makeup School, Japonesque, Kryolan, Make-up Designory; Media Sponsors: The Hollywood Reporter, Variety and SHOOT.