FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
SUBMISSIONS FOR THE MAKE-UP ARTISTS AND HAIR STYLISTS
GUILD AWARDS OPEN
IATSE Local 706 Awards to be Held
Saturday, February 20, 2016 at Paramount Studios Theatre
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 13, 2015 – Online submissions for the Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards (IATSE Local 706) honoring outstanding achievements for make-up artists and hair stylists in motion pictures, television, commercials, and live theater will open October 13, 2015. Voting will also begin for Lifetime Achievement and Artisan Awards. Submissions and voting will be made online at www.local706.org. This year’s awards gala will take place on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at Paramount Studios Theatre. The official announcement came from IATSE Local 706 President Sue Cabral-Ebert
The deadline for submissions is Friday, November 20, 2015 at 5 PM (PT). The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS) members will vote to determine the nominations. Further inquiries regarding the MUAHS Awards rules should be directed to Kathy Sain in the MUAHS Awards Office at (818) 295-3933, email firstname.lastname@example.org. For a complete list of the MUAHS Awards Rules and Regulations visit www.local706.org.
The 2016 Distinguished Artisan Award will be announced shortly. Honorees for the two Lifetime Achievement Awards honoring one outstanding make-up artist and one outstanding hair stylist will be announced on November 2, 2015.
The entry and voting timeline for the 2016 Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards is:
- Submissions Open – Tuesday, October 13, 2015
- Submissions Close – Friday, November 20, 2015 at 5:00PM (PT)
- Voting for Nominations Begins – Monday, December 7, 2015
- Voting for Nominations Close – Monday, January 11, 2016 at 5:00PM (PT)
- Nominations Announced – Wednesday, January 13, 2016
- Final Ballot Voting Begins – Monday, January 18, 2016
- Final Ballot Voting Close – Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 5:00PM (PT)
- Winners Announced at the Local 706 Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards – Saturday, February 20, 2016
*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 1,800 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 and Disneyland Resort. Local 706 members have created notable characters competing for Academy Awards®, Primetime Emmys®, Daytime Entertainment Emmys®, Saturns®, 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. The official website can be found
Cheri Warner • Nicole Player • Weissman/Markovitz Communications
Jill Carrigan • Laurie Flamholtz • IngleDodd Media
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