INDUSTRY NEWS: A NIGHT OF RED CARPET GLAMOUR AT THE 2016 MAKE-UP ARTISTS AND HAIR STYLIST GUILD AWARDS

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The professional makeup and hair stylist industry’s best was on display this past week at The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706). Bringing makeup and hair styling talent out from behind the scenes and into the spotlight, the event showcased 23 categories of hair and makeup and featured a red carpet entrance worthy of the biggest Hollywood celebrities.

The event, which was held on February 20th at Paramount Studios Theater in Los Angeles, honored the top talent in make-up artists and hair stylists achievements in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater. The awards were presided over by Local 706 President Sue Cabral-Ebert and hosted by The Real’s Loni Love. MAC Cosmetics served as the Presenting Sponsor and the Official Cocktail Reception Sponsor.

Winners were announced from 23 categories. Winning projects in makeup categories included Furious 7, Mad Max: Fury Road, Dancing With the Stars, Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, Scream Queens, Alice in Wonderland, Henry Danger, The Young and the Restless and American Horror Story: Hotel, who swept the awards taking home five wins across makeup and hair styling categories. Aside from the category awards, Lifetime Achievement Awards were presented by Johnny Depp to Oscar-winning make-up artist Ve Neill  and Oscar-winning hair stylist Yolanda Toussieng.

Makeup category winners can be found below and a complete list of all categories and winner can be found at www.local706.org

Photos Michael DeVellis

WINNERS FOR THE MAKEUP CATEGORIES FOR THE ANNUAL MAKE-UP ARTISTS AND HAIR STYLISTS GUILD AWARDS ARE: 

FEATURE MOTION PICTURE – BEST CONTEMPORARY MAKE-UP
FURIOUS 7

Make-Up Artists: James MacKinnon, Autumn Butler, Roxy D’Alonzo

FEATURE MOTION PICTURE – BEST PERIOD AND/OR CHARACTER MAKE-UP
MAD MAX: FURY ROAD
Make-Up Artists: Lesley Vanderwalt, Nadine Prigge, Ailie Smith

FEATURE MOTION PICTURE – BEST SPECIAL MAKE-UP EFFECTS
MAD MAX: FURY ROAD

Make-Up Artists: Damian Martin, Elka Wardega, Jaco Snyman

TELEVISION AND NEW MEDIA SERIES – BEST CONTEMPORARY MAKE-UP
DANCING WITH THE STARS

Make-Up Artists: Zena Shteysel, Angela Moos, Patti Bortoli

TELEVISION AND NEW MEDIA – BEST PERIOD AND/OR CHARACTER MAKE-UP
GAME OF THRONES

Make-Up Artist: Jane Walker

TELEVISION AND NEW MEDIA SERIES – BEST SPECIAL MAKE-UP EFFECTS
THE WALKING DEAD
Make-Up Artists: Greg Nicotero, Garrett Immel

TELEVISION MINI SERIES (MOW) – BEST CONTEMPORARY MAKE-UP
SCREAM QUEENS

Make-Up Artists: Eryn Krueger Mekash, Kelley Mitchell, Melissa Buell

TELEVISION MINI SERIES (MOW) – BEST PERIOD AND/OR CHARACTER MAKE-UP
AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL

Make-Up Artist: Eryn Krueger Mekash, Kim Ayers, Sarah Tanno

TELEVISION MINI SERIES (MOW) – BEST SPECIAL MAKE-UP EFFECTS
AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL

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

COMMERCIALS AND MUSIC VIDEOS – BEST MAKE-UP
AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL

Make-Up Artists: Kerry Herta, Jason Collins

THEATRICAL PRODUCTION – BEST MAKE-UP
ALICE IN WONDERLAND
Make-Up Artists: Vanessa Dionne, Rheanne Garcia, Deborah Bryan

CHILDREN AND TEEN PROGRAMMING – BEST MAKE-UP
HENRY DANGER

Make-Up Artists: Michael Johnston, Patti Brand Reese, Melanie Mills

DAYTIME TELEVISION – BEST MAKE-UP
THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS
Make-Up Artists: Patricia Denney, Marlene Mason, Kathy Jones

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