NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED FOR THE MAKE-UP ARTISTS AND HAIR STYLISTS GUILD (MUAHS) 2016 ANNUAL AWARDS RECOGNIZING OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENTS IN MOTION PICTURES, TELEVISION, COMMERCIALS AND LIVE THEATER
Ceremony to Take Place February 20, 2016 at Paramount Studios
Johnny Depp to Present Lifetime Achievement Awards
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13, 2016 – Nominees for the Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) in 23 categories honoring make-up artists and hair stylists outstanding achievements in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater were announced today by MUAHS President Sue Cabral-Ebert. Winners will be revealed during the black-tie annual MUAHS Guild Awards ceremony, hosted by comedian Loni Love, on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at Paramount Studios. M.A.C. Cosmetics is the official host of the cocktail party.
"We are so excited to receive a record number of entries for our crafts from all over the world," said Cabral-Ebert. "The enthusiastic response of the entertainment community and our members is remarkable. We are proud of our talented nominees and the work that was submitted this year represents the finest of our crafts."
NOMINEES FOR THE ANNUAL MAKE-UP ARTISTS AND HAIR STYLISTS GUILD AWARDS ARE:
1. FEATURE MOTION PICTURE - BEST CONTEMPORARY MAKE-UP
THE BIG SHORT
Make-Up Artists: Julie Hewett, Pamela Westmore
Make-Up Artists: James MacKinnon, Autumn Butler, Roxy D'Alonzo
THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS
Make-Up Artists: Patricia Denney, Marlene Mason, Kathy Jones
23. DAYTIME TELEVISION - BEST HAIR STYLING
THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL
Hair Stylists: Michele Arvizo, Brittany Madrigal-Field, Cora Diggins
DAYS OF OUR LIVES (12596)
Hair Stylists: Aubrey Marie Lescault, Bia Iftikhar, Armando Licon
DAYS OF OUR LIVES (12749)
Hair Stylists: Bia Iftikhar, Meghan Heaney, Armando Licon
Hair Stylist: Roberta Gardener Rogers
THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS
Hair Stylists: Shannon Bradberry, Regina Rodrigue
As previously announced, make-up artist Ve Neill and hair stylist Yolanda Toussieng, both Oscar® and Emmy® winners, will receive the Guild's Lifetime Achievement Awards. Trophies will also be given in more than 23 different categories honoring nominees for outstanding achievements in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater. A special Distinguished Artisan Award will spotlight an actor or actress who was a distinguished creative partner in the process of making memorable characters throughout their career, to be announced in the near future.
Final ballot on-line voting closes on February 16. Winners will be announced on February 20 at the Awards gala. Further inquiries regarding the MUAHS Awards may be directed to Kathy Sain in the MUAHS Awards Office at 818.295.3933, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
MUAHS Sponsors: M.A.C. Cosmetics as the Premier Color Cosmetic Sponsor and official host of the cocktail party; Ardell Lashes as the Ruby Level Sponsor; Make Up Artist Magazine and Make-Up Designory as the Silver Sponsors; IATSE and Nigel Beauty Emporium as the Bronze Sponsors; and American Revolution Vodka as the Alcohol Sponsor. Gift bag sponsors include Beauty Blender, Belegenza, Brush Off, Burt's Bees, Colgate Optic White, DS Laboratories, Federici Brands/Color Wow, Frends Beauty, Fromm International, Hempz, Infinity Sun, Jafra Cosmetics International, Kevyn Aucoin, Naturalook, Robanda/Bodyography Professional Cosmetics and Rock Your Hair. MEDIA Sponsors: Below the Line, The Hollywood Reporter, SHOOTMagazine/SHOOTonline and Variety.
NOTE to MEDIA: Media credentials required. To apply for media credentials, visit http://bit.ly/1JsCyW6.
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ABOUT LOCAL 706:
The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild (IATSE, Local 706) was chartered in November 1937. Today, membership includes over 1,800 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 follow MUAHS on Facebook and Twitter (@Local706).
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