Thomas Burman, Emmy-winning make-up artist, and Martin Samuel, Oscar-nominated film and celebrity hair stylist, will receive Lifetime Achievement Awards at the Annual Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards, (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) honoring outstanding achievements for make-up artists and hair stylists in motion pictures, television, commercials, and live theater. The black-tie awards gala returns to the NOVO by Microsoft in L.A. Live on Saturday, January 11, 2020.
Thomas Burman has an award-winning career in motion pictures and television for over five decades. He has won seven Emmy Awards, received 31 Emmy nominations, and one Oscar nomination, among many other accolades. His documentary film Making Apes, honoring the crew that changed make-up history, recently premiered at the New Filmmakers LA Festival.
An internationally renowned film and celebrity hair stylist, Martin Samuel is acclaimed for his period hair styling and expertise with wigs, working with leading actors and rock stars. During Samuel’s career spanning the last 40 years, he is credited with more than 60 films, including three Oscar nominations: Hitchcock (2013), Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (2008) and Curse of the Black Pearl (2004).
Additional awards will honor a Distinguished Artisan and nominees for outstanding achievements in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater. Online voting will be made at www.local706.org. Nominations for this year’s awards will be announced on Monday, November 11, 2019. Final ballot on-line voting closes on Friday, January 3, 2020. Winners will be announced at the Annual Awards Gala on Saturday, January 11, 2020.