FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
 

NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED FOR THE
2021 MAKE-UP ARTISTS & HAIR STYLISTS GUILD
AWARDS


Awards to be Presented on April 3, 2021
 
There is a TIE in three categories: 
Feature-Length Motion Picture - Best Special Make-Up Effects;
Television Series, New Media Series - Best Contemporary Make-Up;
Television Series, New Media Series - Best Period/Character Make-Up;

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 18, 2021 – The Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) has announced nominations for the 8th Annual MUAHS Guild Awards representing a spectrum of outstanding achievements in make-up and hair styling in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater. Winners will be honored at the reimagined virtual gala on
Saturday, April 3, 2021. Today’s announcement was made by MUAHS President Julie Socash.

THE NOMINEES FOR OUTSTANDING MAKE-UP ARTISTS AND HAIR STYLISTS ARE:


1. FEATURE-LENGTH MOTION PICTURE – Best Contemporary Make-Up
Bill & Ted Face the Music
Bill Corso, Dennis Liddiard, Stephen Kelley

Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) 
Deborah Lamia Denaver, Sabrina Wilson, Miho Suzuki, Cale Thomas

Borat Subsequent Moviefilm 
Katy Fray, Lisa Layman, Thomas Kolarek

The Prom
Eryn Krueger Mekash, J. Roy Helland, Kyra Panchenko, Donald McInnes

Promising Young Woman 
Angela Wells, Brigitte Hennech, Adam Christopher
 

2. FEATURE-LENGTH MOTION PICTURE – Best Period and/or Character Make-Up
Bill & Ted Face the Music 
Bill Corso, Dennis Liddiard, Stephen Kelley, Bianca Appice

Hillbilly Elegy
Eryn Krueger Mekash, Jamie Hess, Devin Morales, Jessica Gambardella     

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom 
Matiki Anoff, Sergio Lopez-Rivera, Carl Fullerton, Debi Young

Mank
Gigi Williams, Michelle Audrina Kim

Mulan
Denise Kum, Rick Findlater, Georgia Lockhart-Adams, James Mackinnon    
 
3. FEATURE-LENGTH MOTION PICTURE – Best Special Make-Up Effects **TIE**

Bill & Ted Face the Music
Bill Corso, Kevin Yagher, Steve Wang, Stephen Kelley

Hillbilly Elegy
Eryn Krueger Mekash, Matthew Mungle, Jamie Hess

Mulan
Denise Kum, Chris Fitzpatrick

Pinocchio
Mark Coulier

The United States vs. Billie Holiday
Adrian Morot

Wonder Woman 1984
Jan Sewell, Mark Coulier
 
4. FEATURE-LENGTH MOTION PICTURE – Best Contemporary Hair Styling

Bill & Ted Face the Music 
Donna Spahn-Jones, Budd Bird, Jeri Baker, Ulla Gaudin  

Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) 
Adruitha Lee, Cassie Russek, Margarita Pidgeon, Nikki Nelms

Borat Subsequent Moviefilm 
Kimberly Boyenger, Tyler Ely                    

The Prom
Chris Clark, Natalie Driscoll, Ka’Maura Eley, J. Roy Helland

Promising Young Woman 
Daniel Curet, Bryson Conley, Lee Ann Brittenham
 
5. FEATURE-LENGTH MOTION PICTURE  Best Period Hair Styling and/or Character Hair Styling

Hillbilly Elegy
Patricia Dehaney, Tony Ward, Martial Corneville, Stacey Butterworth

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Mia Neal, Larry Cherry, Leah Loukas, Tywan Williams

Mank
Kimberley Spiteri, Colleen LaBaff

Mulan
Denise Kum, Rick Findlater, Georgia Lockhart-Adams, Terry Baliel

Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey
Sharon Martin, Kat Fa                                               

6. TELEVISION SERIES, TELEVISION LIMITED OR MINISERIES OR TELEVISION NEW MEDIA SERIES – Best Contemporary Make-Up **TIE**

Dead to Me                            
Jacqueline Knowlton, Toryn Reed, Kim Greene, Liz Lash

Grace and Frankie
Melissa Sandora, David De Leon, Bonita De Haven

Ozark                                     
Tracy Ewell, Jillian Erickson, Susan Reilly Lehane

RuPaul’s Drag Race
Natasha Marcelina, Jen Fregozo

Schitt’s Creek
Candice Ornstein, Kerry Vaughan

Westworld
Elisa Marsh, John Damiani, Jennifer Aspinall, Rachel Hoke
 
7. TELEVISION SERIES, TELEVISION LIMITED OR MINISERIES OR TELEVISION NEW MEDIA SERIES – Best Period and/or Character Make-Up **TIE**

Bridgerton
Marc Pilcher, Lynda J. Pearce, Claire Matthews, Louise Bannell

The Crown
Cate Hall, Emilie Yong-Mills

Hollywood
Eryn Krueger Mekash, Kim Ayers, Kerrin Jackson, Ana Gabriela Quinonez

The Mandalorian        
Brian Sipe, Alexei Dmitriew, Samantha Ward, Carlton Coleman              

Perry Mason               
Christien Tinsley, Corinne Foster, Steve Costanza, Gerry Quist

The Queen’s Gambit 
Daniel Parker

8. TELEVISION SERIES, TELEVISION LIMITED OR MINISERIES OR TELEVISION NEW MEDIA SERIES – Best Special Make-Up Effects

Hollywood 
Eryn Krueger Mekash, Kerrin Jackson, Ana Gabriela Quinonez, Vincent Van Dyke

Lovecraft Country
Carey Jones, Heather Beauvais, Sabrina Wilson, Matt Sprunger

The Mandalorian 
Brian Sipe, Alexei Dmitriew, Samantha Ward, Scott Stoddard

Star Trek: Picard
James Mackinnon, Richard Redlefsen, Alexei Dmitriew, Vincent Van Dyke

Westworld      
Justin Raleigh, Chris Hampton, Thom Floutz                   
 
9. TELEVISION SERIES, TELEVISION LIMITED OR MINISERIES OR TELEVISION NEW MEDIA SERIES – Best Contemporary Hair Styling

Empire
Melissa Forney, Nolan Kelly, Al Payne, Sterfon Demings

Grace and Frankie
Kelly Kline, Jonathan Hanousek, Marlene Williams

Ozark 
Rita Parillo, Anna Hilton, Tanya Walker

RuPaul’s Drag Race
Curtis Foreman, Ryan Randall

Schitt’s Creek
Annastasia Cucullo, Ana Sorys
 
10. TELEVISION SERIES, TELEVISION LIMITED OR MINISERIES OR TELEVISION NEW MEDIA SERIES – Best Period and/or Character Hair Styling

Bridgerton
Marc Pilcher, Lynda J. Pearce, Adam James Phillips, Tania Couper

The Crown
Cate Hall, Emilie Yong-Mills

Hollywood
Michelle Ceglia, Barry Lee Moe, George Guzman, Michele Arvizo

The Queen’s Gambit
Daniel Parker

Ratched 
Chris Clark, Natalie Driscoll, Michelle Ceglia, Dawn Victoria Dudley              
 
11.  TELEVISION SPECIAL, ONE HOUR OR MORE LIVE PROGRAM SERIES OR MOVIE FOR TELEVISION – Best Contemporary Make-Up

Dancing with the Stars 
Zena S. Green, Julie Socash, Donna Bard, Victor Del Castillo

Killing Eve Season 3 
Juliette Tomes, Amy Brand

Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas Special
Bruce Grayson, Angela Moos, Kristofer Buckle, James Mackinnon

The Oscars
Bruce Grayson, Angela Moos, Jennifer Aspinall, James Mackinnon

Saturday Night Live 
Louie Zakarian, Amy Tagliamonti, Jason Milani, Joanna Pisani

12. TELEVISION SPECIAL, ONE HOUR OR MORE LIVE PROGRAM SERIES OR MOVIE FOR TELEVISION – Best Period and/or Character Make-Up

The Clark Sisters: First Ladies of Gospel
LaLette Littlejohn, Christopher Pizzarelli, Dorota Zajac

Saturday Night Live
Louie Zakarian, Amy Tagliamonti, Jason Milani, Rachel Pagani

Sherman’s Showcase Black History Month Spectacular 
Rebecca DeHerrera, Pam Farmer, Rebecca Lee Castro, Karen Knopp

Sylvie’s Love
Angela Wells, Angel Radefeld-Wright, Brigitte Hennech

Uncle Frank 
Lindsay Irish Desarno, Diane Heller
 
13. TELEVISION SPECIAL, ONE HOUR OR MORE LIVE PROGRAMS SERIES, OR MOVIEFOR TELEVISION – Best Contemporary Hair Styling

Dancing with the Stars
Kimi Messina, Jani Kleinbard, Regina Rodriquez, Roma Goddard

Euphoria "Trouble Don’t Last Always" 
Melanie Smith, Kaity Licina

Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas Special 
Jayson Medina, Abraham Esparza, Nicole Walpert, Brian Steven Banks

Saturday Night Live/Adele as Host
Jodi Mancuso, Cara Hannah, Inga Thrasher

The Voice
Jerilynn Stephens, Danilo Dixon, Roberto Ramos, Robert "LaMarr" Randle
 
14. TELEVISION SPECIAL, ONE HOUR OR MORE LIVE PROGRAMS SERIES, OR MOVIE FOR TELEVISION – Best Period Hair Styling and/or Character Hair Styling

The Clark Sisters: First Ladies of Gospel 
Etheline Joseph, Yasmine Crosdale, Tenika Smith

Godmothered
Melissa Yonkey, Susan Buffington, Marie Larkin

Hamilton
Frederick Waggoner

Saturday Night Live/Kristen Wiig as Host
Jodi Mancuso, Cara Hannah, Inga Thrasher

Sylvie’s Love
Carla Joi Farmer, Linda Villalobos, Lillie Frierson, Stacey Morris 

15. DAYTIME TELEVISION – Best Make-Up

The Bold and the Beautiful 
Christine Lai Johnson, Stacey Alfano, James Elle 

The Ellen DeGeneres Show 
Dionne Wynn

The Kelly Clarkson Show
Jason McGlothin, Gloria Elias-Foeillet, Chanty LaGrana, Josh Foster

The Real 
Melanie Mills, Glen Alen Gutierrez, Motoko Honjo-Clayton

The Young and the Restless
Patricia Denney, Kathy Jones, Laura Schaffer, Kelsey Collins

16. DAYTIME TELEVISION – Best Hair Styling

The Bold and the Beautiful
Lisa Long, Danielle Spencer, Lauren Larsen, Christina Joseph

The Kelly Clarkson Show 
Roberto Ramos, Tara Copeland

The Young and the Restless 
Adriana Lucio, Lauren Mendoza, Regina Rodriquez. Jackie Zavala

The Real  
Roberta Gardener-Rogers, Rachel Mason, Ray Dobson, Noogie Thai

Dr. Phil "From Tech Genius to Unmotivated Mess"
Mimi Vodnoy Love, Annette Jones            

17. CHILDREN AND TEEN TELEVISION PROGRAMMING – Best Make-Up

All That
Michael Johnston, Melanie Mills, Tyson Fountaine, Nadege Schoenfeld

The Baby-Sitters Club 
Zabrina Matiru, Darah Wyant, Lindsay Pilkey

Danger Force
Michael Johnston, Brad Look, Kevin Westmore, Tyson Fountaine

Henry Danger
Michael Johnston, Brad Look, Kevin Westmore, Robert Maverick

Sesame Street
Jane DiPersio
 
18. CHILDREN AND TEEN TELEVISION PROGRAMMING – Best Hair Styling

All That
Joe Matke, Dwayne Ross, Theresa Broadnax

The Baby-Sitters Club 
Florencia Cepeda, Sasha Carnovale

Danger Force
Joe Matke, Roma Goddard, Yunea Cruz

Ghostwriter
Liz Roelands

Sesame Street
Jacqueline Payne

19. COMMERCIALS & MUSIC VIDEOS – Best Make-Up 

Bud Light Super Bowl LV "Post Malone"
Linda Barcojo, Kentaro Yano

Capital One "John Travolta Santa/Hungry Man" 
Michael Ornelaz, Richard Redlefsen

Justin Bieber "Anyone"
Julie Hassett, Ally McGillicuddy, Kevin Haney, VyVy Tran

Lady Gaga "911"
Sarah Tanno, Mike Mekash, Eryn Krueger Mekash

The Weeknd "In Your Eyes"
Koji Ohmura, Shelby Smith

20. COMMERCIALS & MUSIC VIDEOS – Best Hair Styling

Frito-Lays "My Favorite Things" 
Craig Gangi               

Mountain Dew Zero "Bryan Cranston"
Vito Trotta

Rufus Wainwright "Devils and Angels"
Sean James

Ozzy Osbourne "Under the Graveyard"
Melissa Yonkey, Troy Zestos

Workout/State Farm "Chris Paul and Alfonso Ribeiro"
Stacey Morris

21. THEATRICAL PRODUCTIONS (Live Stage) – Best Hair Styling

Frozen - Live at the Hyperion 
Erin Zachary, Charles La Pointe 

Frozen 
Suzanne Storey, Elaine Jarblanski, Chanthy Orellana

Hamilton (And Peggy Company)
Marcelo Donari, Robert Mrazik

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child 
Vicky Martinez, Sophia Robinson, Jason Torres

Little Shop of Horrors
Sharon Peng, Jenny Maupin
 
As previously announced, Matthew Mungle, Oscar® and Emmy®- winning make-up artist, andTerry Baliel, Emmy®-winning hair stylist, will receive the 2021 MUAHS Lifetime Achievement Awards honoring their extraordinary spectrum of acclaimed work, exceptional contributions to the motion picture arts and sciences, and outstanding service to their union and the entertainment industry. The Distinguished Artisan award will be announced shortly. Final ballot on-line voting begins on Friday, March 5, 2021 on www.local706.org, and closes on Thursday, March 18, 2021. Winners will be announced at the virtual 8th Annual MUAHS Awards Gala on Saturday, April 3, 2021.
 
The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylist Guild Awards is proud to be sponsored by Presenting Sponsor: HASK Beauty; Sapphire Sponsors: Nigel Beauty, Schwarzkopf Professional; Silver Sponsor: Skindinavia; Media Sponsors: Variety, InStyle, ON MAKEUP Magazine and SHOOT.
 
ABOUT LOCAL 706:
The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild (IATSE, Local 706) was chartered in November 1937. Today, their diverse membership includes over 2,400 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 Emmys®, Saturn Awards®, BAFTA Awards®, and many other honors for make-up and hair styling artistry including their own 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 info, visit local706.org or get #MUAHSawards updates on Facebook Twitter and Instagram.
  
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