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2018 Film Critics Awards News: Today, December 12, nominations from Online Association of FemaleFC and WomenFCC. Winners from Film Comment magazine.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

2018 Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards Winners


A few days back the guild had their award ceremony and for the first time, the event red carpet was live-streamed from The Novo by Microsoft at L. A. and was hosted by Frankie Grande.  If you wish to check the red carpet event watch video at the end of post.

Frankie Grande also hosted the ceremony.  The night opened with a solo performance by him accompanied by pianist Jeremy Weinglass.

Winners are in *BLUE.  To check winners in all categories go official site here.  

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The Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) have announced nominations for outstanding achievements in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater during 2017. Winners will be honored at the black-tie annual MUAHS Guild Awards ceremony on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at The Novo by Microsoft at L.A. Live, hosted by Comedienne Loni Love.

The announcement was made by MUAHS President Sue Cabral-Ebert.  “Congratulations to all the nominees who should be very proud of their extraordinary creations! We had a record number of artisan entries this year, and we look forward to celebrating their unique achievements and exceptional bodies of work,” said Cabral-Ebert.

As previously announced, legendary Academy Award nominated actor Gary Oldman will be honored with the 2018 Distinguished Artisan Award. Oscar winning Make-Up Artist Greg Cannom  and Emmy Winning Hair Stylist Mary Guerrero will receive the Guild’s Lifetime Achievement Awards. Additional awards will honor nominees for outstanding achievements in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater.

Besides special make-up effects, find categories are not easy to guess winner, possible Oscar nominees or Oscar winner; so, my best guess is there are three films with outstanding special make-up effects: Wonder, Darkest Hour and The Shape of Water.  For other categories have no idea, except that I, Tonya make-up and hair is so good (add costumes) that you (visually) hate characters and end-up disliking film -yes, happened to me.

These are the Nominees

Feature-Length Motion Picture 

Best Contemporary Make-Up
Fionagh Cush and Phyllis Temple for Baby Driver
Leon Won and Kirsten Sylvester for The Big Sick
Deborah La Mia Denaver and Jane O'Kane for Ghost in the Shell
*Melanie Huges-Weaver, Judy Yonemoto and Erica Kyker for Pitch Perfect 3
Naomi Bakstad, Jean Black and Megan Harkness for Wonder

Best Contemporary Hair
Tonia Ciccone and Toni Roman-Grimm for The Big Sick
*Camille Friend, Louisa Anthony and Jules Holdren for Guardians of the Galaxy - Vol 2
Cydney Cornell and Susan Buffington for Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri
Cheryl Marks, Melissa Malkasian and Andrea Bowman for Pitch Perfect 3
Robert Pandini and Alisa Macmillian for Wonder

Best Period and/or Character Make-Up
Donald Mowat, Jo-Ann MacNeil and Csilla Horvath Blake for Blade Runner 2049
Alessandro Bertolazzi, Cristina Waltz and Judy Murdock for Bright
*Ivana Primorac and Flora Moody for Darkest Hour
Nicki Ledermann, Tania Ribalow and Sunday Englis for The Greatest Showman
Deboarah La Mia Denaver, Teresa Vest and Bill Myer for I, Tonya

Best Period and/or Character Hair
Enzo Angileri for Atomic Blonde
Jenny Shircore, Marc Pilcher and Charlotte Hayward for Beauty and the Beast
Kerry Warn, Lizzie Lawson Zeiss and Jaime Leigh Mcintosh for Blade Runner 2049
Ivana Primorac and Flora Moody for Darkest Hour
*Adruitha Lee and Mary Everett for I, Tonya

Best Special Make-Up Effects
John Blake and Brian Sipe for Guardians of the Galaxy - Vol 2
*Kazuhiro Tsuji, David Malinowski and Lucy Sibbick for Darkest Hour
Mike Hill and Shane Mahan for The Shape of Water
Neal Scanian and Peter Swords King for Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Arjen Tuiten and Michael Nickiforek for Wonder



To check nominees in all categories (TV, New Media, etc) go official site here.  Final ballot on-line voting at closes on February 16, 2018. Winners will be announced on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at the Awards gala and live on Twitter via @Local_706 (#MUAHSawards).

The Red Carpet

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