FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
FOR THE 2016 ANNUAL AWARDS CELEBRATING ARTISTIC EXCELLENCE
Awards Ceremony Set for February 20, 2016 at Paramount Studios
LOS ANGELES, September 28, 2015 – The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) today announced nominations for the Lifetime Achievement Awards honoring both make-up artists and hair stylists outstanding achievements in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater. The black tie Awards gala will be held Saturday, February 20, at Paramount Studios Theatre, Hollywood. The announcement was made today by Sue Cabral-Ebert, President of IATSE Local 706.
The Make-Up Artists Lifetime Achievement Nominees are Bernadine Anderson, Leonard Engelman, Ve Neill, Maurice Steinand Michael Westmore. The Hair Stylists Lifetime nominees are Judy Crown, Renate Leuschner, Martin Samuel, Robert Louis Stevenson and Yolanda Toussieng. One winner from each category will be honored as the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award recipients at the Awards gala.
Online voting for the Lifetime Achievement Awards will begin on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 by all eligible members of the IATSE Local 706 Guild. Winners will be announced on November 15, 2015. Submissions of qualified entries will also begin online on Tuesday, October 13.
Further inquiries regarding the MUAHS Awards may be directed to Kathy Sain in the MUAHS Awards Office at 818.295.3933, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The entry and voting timeline for the 2016 Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards are:
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 – Submissions Open
Friday, November 20, 2015 – Submissions close at 5 p.m. PT
Monday, December 7, 2015 – Nominations voting opens
Monday, January 11, 2016 – Nominations voting closes at 5 p.m. PT
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 – Awards Nominations Announcement
Monday, January 18, 2016 – Final voting opens
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 – Final voting closes at 5 p.m. PT
Saturday, February 20, 2016 – Winners Announced at the Local 706 Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards
*Dates subject to change
About Local 706:
The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild (IATSE, Local 706) was chartered in November 1937. Today, membership includes over 1,900 artisans in the entertainment industry worldwide. Local 706 members are make-up artists and hair stylists who have created the looks for Hollywood’s most memorable characters and stars of stage, screen, television and now the Internet. The wide-ranging domains of these artists include feature films and television, commercials; “live” network television, all types of theatrical productions, new media and Disneyland theme parks. Local 706 Members have created notable characters competing for Academy Awards®, Primetime Emmys®, Daytime Entertainment Emmys®, Saturn Awards®, BAFTA Awards®, and many other honors for make-up and hair styling artistry including their own Hollywood Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards. The Local 706 Guild publishes The Artisan, a glossy quarterly magazine, and provides panels, workshops and training both for members and others interested in the field to foster a spirit of innovation in the craft. For more information, visit www.local706.orgor follow MUAHS on Facebook and Twitter.
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