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Crafts Spotlight: Hillbilly Elegy Makeup Team Eryn Krueger Mekash & Matthew Mungle

November 27, 2020 | By
Crafts Spotlight: <em>Hillbilly Elegy</em> Makeup Team Eryn Krueger Mekash & Matthew Mungle

Based on J.D. Vance’s best-selling novel of the same name, Netflix’s upcoming The Hillbilly Elegy focuses on the author’s trip down childhood memory lane while juggling a present-day high-stakes job interview and his mother’s drug relapse. The film stars Amy Adams as Vance’s mother Bev, and Glenn Close as his grandmother Mawmaw. Despite weak reviews,... »

EMMY WATCH 2020: Michelle Radow’s Big Little Lies Make-Up

August 31, 2020 | By
EMMY WATCH 2020: Michelle Radow’s <em>Big Little Lies</em> Make-Up

Having completed its second season, HBO’s series Big Little Lies, created by David E. Kelley, is nominated for a Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Contemporary Makeup, for its fourth episode, “She Knows.”  Makeup department head Michelle Radow, who has been in charge of the show’s makeup for all of Season Two, was among the nominees. Steve Artmont... »

Emmy Contender Burton LeBlanc: Makeup for The Handmaid’s Tale

July 9, 2020 | By
Emmy Contender Burton LeBlanc: Makeup for <em>The Handmaid’s Tale</em>

For Toronto-based makeup department head Burton LeBlanc, the Hulu series The Handmaid’s Tale was a dream assignment, where he was given free reign to create makeup as he best saw fit for the show’s characters. “Reed Morano established the first few episodes,” LeBlanc explained of the director and executive producer of the pilot and... »

Oscar Contender: Best Make-Up 1917 Naomi Donne

January 31, 2020 | By
Oscar Contender: Best Make-Up <em>1917</em> Naomi Donne

When director Sam Mendes first contacted makeup and hair designer Naomi Donne about his World War I film, 1917, her natural reaction was immediate agreement to participate. However, Mendes’ film came with a caveat: the action would be staged as if the entire movie was one continuous shot. “We would rehearse for months, and... »

Oscar Contender: Bombshell Make-Up and Hair Styling

January 17, 2020 | By
Oscar Contender: <em> Bombshell</em> Make-Up and Hair Styling

When Charlize Theron, producer and star of director Jay Roach’s Bombshell, was preparing to play former Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly, she knew that she would need to physically transform herself to deliver the most accurate onscreen portrayal possible. Moreover, Bombshell’s other main characters, notably Fox News chief Roger Ailes and host Gretchen Carlson,... »

Contender: Makeup Artist Jeremy Woodhead Judy

December 31, 2019 | By
Contender: Makeup Artist Jeremy Woodhead <em>Judy</em>

Veteran makeup artist Jeremy Woodhead faced a major hurdle in designing the makeup and hairstyles for the film Judy, about a particular time in the life of legendary singer and actress Judy Garland. To depict Garland at age 46 going on 47 in the film’s setting of winter of 1968 going into 1969, Woodhead... »

2020 MUAHS Awards Nominations Announcement

November 16, 2019 | By
2020 MUAHS Awards Nominations Announcement

The Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) has announced nominations for the 7th Annual MUAHS Guild Awards honoring outstanding achievements in make-up and hair styling in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater. Winners will be honored at the black-tie gala on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at The Novo by Microsoft at L.A. Live. Today’s... »

2020 MUAHS Lifetime Achievement Awards Recipients

September 19, 2019 | By
2020 MUAHS Lifetime Achievement Awards Recipients

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... »

Emmy Contender Debbie Zoller: Best Make-Up For Fosse/Verdon

August 24, 2019 | By
Emmy Contender <em>Debbie Zoller</em>: Best Make-Up For <em>Fosse/Verdon</em>

In the FX Network’s limited series Fosse/Verdon, across the show’s eight episodes, we see the contentious but also tender personal and working relationship between director/choreographer Bob Fosse and actress/dancer Gwen Verdon, both of whom triumphed on Broadway and in Hollywood films. Portraying Bob Fosse was Sam Rockwell, and Michelle Williams played Gwen Verdon—both actors... »

MUAHS Q&A With 2019 Emmy Nominees

August 8, 2019 | By
MUAHS Q&A With 2019 Emmy Nominees

The 3rd Annual Red Carpet and Q&A with Emmy-nominated Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists will be hosted by the Make-Up & Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) and the Beverly Center on Sunday, August 11 beginning at 4:15 p.m. PT/ 7:15 p.m. ET. Emmy-winning make-up artist David Williams joins Conrad Hilton, hair stylist... »

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