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Oscars 2017: Moonlight Becomes Them

February 27, 2017 | By
Oscars 2017: <em>Moonlight</em> Becomes Them

One could write about the just-concluded Oscars from a Below the Line standpoint — the lack of La La Land tsunami, for example, and the interesting spread of awards — or from an Above the Line vantage, talking about the remarkable Mahershala Ali being the first Muslim actor to ever win an Oscar, for... »

Packed House Sees Vitality of Screen Makeup/Hairstyling in Oscar Symposium

February 27, 2017 | By
Packed House Sees Vitality of Screen Makeup/Hairstyling in Oscar Symposium

At the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills on February 25, a full house witnessed the importance of cinema makeup artistry and hairstyling brilliance to the overall success of a film. Indeed, three wholly disparate projects were presented by Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Makeup Branch governors Kathryn Blondell, Lois Burwell, and... »

The World of a Cinema Craft Celebrated at 2017 Makeup Artists and Hairstylists Guild Awards

February 23, 2017 | By
The World of a Cinema Craft Celebrated at 2017 Makeup Artists and Hairstylists Guild Awards

The 2017 Makeup Artists and Hairstylists Guild Awards, as others before it, served as a celebration of an entire craft in cinema. Much more than an awards show, the evening was, in truth, a gathering of the best in their area of the industry. For only one night, these artists, typically spread out around... »

Presenters Announced for 2017 Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards

February 16, 2017 | By

Comedian Loni Love (The Real) as been confirmed to host the Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild‘s (IATSE, Local 706) Annual Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards on Sunday February 19th, 2017, at the Novo by Microsoft, honoring excellence in make-up and hair styling in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater. In addition, four-time Emmy... »

Contender – Makeup Artist Joel Harlow, Star Trek Beyond

February 15, 2017 | By
Contender – Makeup Artist Joel Harlow, <em>Star Trek Beyond</em>

For any below-the-line craftsperson, being nominated for an Academy Award represents the culmination of a career’s worth of relentless, diligent, pinnacle-level work. In Joel Harlow’s case, he has been nominated thrice: for 2008’s Star Trek feature film reboot, for which he won the Oscar, for 2014’s The Lone Ranger, and this year for Star... »

The View from La La Land

January 24, 2017 | By
The View from La La Land

So the Oscar nomination process is on the one hand modernizing: the Academy realized they no longer have to gather everyone “live” at 5 in the morning, feeding all those press minions breakfast before they head back to their newspaper offices with printed handouts, to type up stories for afternoon editions. Instead, they could... »

2017 Oscar Nominations

January 24, 2017 | By

BEST PICTURE La La Land Moonlight Manchester by the Sea Arrival Lion Hidden Figures Fences Hell or High Water Hacksaw Ridge ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE Emma Stone, La La Land Natalie Portman, Jackie Ruth Negga, Loving Meryl Streep, Florence Foster Jenkins Isabelle Huppert, Elle ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE Viola Davis, Fences Naomie Harris,... »

Nominees Announced for Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards 2017

January 12, 2017 | By

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 on... »

7 Features Advance in Race for Makeup & Hairstyling Oscar

December 21, 2016 | By

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that seven films remain in competition in the Makeup and Hairstyling category for the 89th Academy Awards. The films are listed below in alphabetical order: Deadpool The Dressmaker Florence Foster Jenkins Hail, Caesar! A Man Called Ove Star Trek Beyond Suicide Squad On Saturday, January... »

Emmy-Nominated Make-Up Artist Leonard Engelman & Oscar-Nominated Hair Stylist Barbara Lorenz to Receive Lifetime Achievement Awards at 2017 Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards

November 16, 2016 | By
Emmy-Nominated Make-Up Artist Leonard Engelman & Oscar-Nominated Hair Stylist Barbara Lorenz to Receive Lifetime Achievement Awards at 2017 Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards

Emmy-nominated make-up artist Leonard Engelmanand Oscar and Emmy-nominated hair stylist Barbara Lorenz, will receive Lifetime Achievement Awards at the Annual Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards, honoring outstanding achievements for make-up artists and hair stylists in motion pictures, television, commercials, and live theater. The black tie event will be held Sunday, February 19,... »

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