The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) announced winners of its 7th Annual MUAHS Awards in 23 categories of film, television, commercials and live theater, during a formal gala at the NOVO by Microsoft at L.A. Live Downtown on Saturday night, January 11, 2020.

Winners in the Feature Motion Pictures categories include Bombshell, Joker and Downton Abbey. Televisionwinners include Big Little Lies, Fosse/Verdon and Chernobyl. For the categories in Television Special/Motion Picture Made for Television, winners include Saturday Night Live, Dancing with the Stars and Deadwood: The Movie.

Winners in the Daytime Television category were awarded to The Real and Children/Teen Program honors went to A Series of Unfortunate Events. Theatrical awards were bestowed upon Cats the Musical and Hamilton. The Commercial/Music Video Award was presented to Pose: Promo Campaign.

The awards took place before an audience of more than 900, including guild members, industry executives and press. Julie Socash, President, and Randy Sayer, Business Representative, presided over the awards ceremony. Returning again as producer of this year's MUAHS Awards (#MUAHSawards) was Erick Weiss of Honeysweet Creative.

Award-winning actor Sir Patrick Stewart, best known for his work in the Star Trek and X-Men series, received this year’s Distinguished Artisan Award celebrating his prolific acting career on stage and screen spanning nearly six decades. Presenting the Distinguished Artisan Award to Stewart were Brent Spiner, star of Star Trek: Picard and Star Trek: Next Generation; James MacKinnon, Emmy® Award-winning Makeup and Prosthetic Artist, Star Trek franchise including Star Trek: Picard; and Michael Westmore, Academy® and Emmy Award-winning Makeup Artist and Designer of the Star Trek franchise. Stewart has received multiple Emmy®, Golden Globe®, Grammy®, and SAG® Award nominations for his work across television and film and is a three-time Olivier Award® winner and a Tony Award® nominee for his distinguished stage work. Amongst his numerous honors, Queen Elizabeth conferred on Patrick the order of the Officer of the British Empire (O.B.E.), and in 2010, Patrick received a knighthood for his service to Drama.

Thomas Burman, Emmy-winning make-up artist, was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award for Make-up celebrating his 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 honor was presented by Vincent Van Dyke, Emmy-winning Make-up and Prosthetic Artist (Star Trek: Picard).

Martin Samuel, Oscar®-nominated film and celebrity hair stylist received the Lifetime Achievement Award for Hair Styling applauding his career spanning the last 40 years and credited with more than 60 films, including three Oscar nominations. Presenting his award was Michael Apted, English director, producer, writer and actor and past president of the Directors Guild of America.  

Another highlight of the evening was a moving In Memoriam segment, performed by singer Lisa Deveaux. A special John Singleton In-Memoriam honor was presented by longtime friends and associates Craig Brewer, writer and director of Memphis with John Singleton, and Rob Smith, Associate Producer, Dolemite is My Name. Daughter Justice Singleton was on hand to accept the award, given with love from the Guild whose members worked closely with Singleton on numerous projects.

Additional presenters include John Brotherton (Fuller House, Guardians of the Galaxy), Sharna Burgess (So You Think You Can Dance, Dancing With The Stars Pro), Isa Briones (Star Trek: Picard), Jon Jon Briones (Miss Saigon, Sons of Anarchy), John Corbett (My Big Fat Greek Wedding), Jonathan Del Arco (Star Trek: Picard, Major Crimes), Oscar winner Marcia Gay Harden (Code Black), Ian Harding (Pretty Little Liars), Melina Kanakaredes (CSI:NY), Kate Linder (The Young and the Restless), Dylan McDermott (American Horror Story, The Practice), Kel Mitchell (Dancing With The Stars) and Da’Vine Joy Randolph (Dolemite is My Name), among others.

TV personality, actor and singer Frankie J. Grande returned as star host of the “Live From the Red Carpet,” livestreaming on and on from LA Live’s Novo Theater, co-produced by IngleDodd Media and Honeysweet Creative.


Feature-Length Motion Picture – BEST CONTEMPORARY MAKE-UP

                    Vivian Baker, Cristina Waltz, Richard Redlefsen
Feature-Length Motion Picture – BEST PERIOD AND/OR CHARACTER MAKE-UP

                    Nicki Ledermann, Tania Ribalow, Sunday Englis
Feature-Length Motion Picture – BEST SPECIAL MAKE-UP EFFECTS
                    Kazu Hiro, Vivian Baker, Richard Redlefsen
Feature-Length Motion Picture – BEST CONTEMPORARY HAIR STYLING
                    Anne Morgan, Jaime Leigh McIntosh, Adruitha Lee 

          Downton Abbey
                    Anne Nosh Oldham, Elaine Browne, Marc Pilcher
Television Series, Mini-Series or New Media Series – BEST CONTEMPORARY MAKE-UP
          Big Little Lies 
                    Michelle Radow, Erin Good-Rosenmann
Television Series, Mini-Series or New Media – BEST PERIOD AND/OR CHARACTER MAKE-UP

                    Daniel Parker, Natasha Nikolic-Dunlop
Television Series, Mini-Series or New Media – BEST SPECIAL MAKE-UP EFFECTS

                    Daniel Parker, Barrie Gower, Paul Spateri
Television Series, Mini-Series or New Media – BEST CONTEMPORARY HAIR STYLING

          Big Little Lies
                    Jose Zamora, Lorena Zamora, Lona Vigi
Television Series, Mini-Series or New Media – BEST PERIOD AND/OR CHARACTER HAIR STYLING

                    Christopher Fulton, Christen Edwards, Christine Cantrell
Television Special, One Hour or More Live Program Series or Movie Made for Television – 


          Saturday Night Live
                    Louie Zakarian, Amy Tagliamonti, Jason Milani
Television Special, One Hour or More Live Program Series or Movie Made for Television – 


          Saturday Night Live
                    Louie Zakarian, Amy Tagliamonti, Jason Milani
Television Special, One Hour or More Live Program Series or Movie Made for Television – 


          Saturday Night Live
                    Louie Zakarian, Jason Milani, Tom Denier Jr.
Television Special, One Hour or More Live Program Series or Movie Made for Television – 


          Dancing with the Stars
                    Mary Guerrero, Kimi Messina, Gail Ryan

Television Special, One Hour or More Live Program Series or Movie Made for Television – 


Deadwood: The Movie
                    Melissa Yonkey, Laine Trzinski, Jose Zamora

Daytime Television – BEST MAKE-UP

          The Real
                    Melanie Mills, Uzmee Krakovszki, Motoko Honjo-Clayton 
Daytime Television – BEST HAIR STYLING 

          The Real              
                   Roberta Gardener-Rogers, Noogie Thai, Ray Dodson
Children & Teen Television Programming – BEST MAKE-UP

          A Series of Unfortunate Events
                    Rita Ciccozzi, Tanya Hudson, Krista Seller

Children & Teen Television Programming – BEST HAIR STYLING

          A Series of Unfortunate Events
                    Julie McHaffie, Dianne Holme
Commercials & Music Videos – BEST MAKE-UP

          Pose: Promo Campaign
                    Kerry Herta, Sherri Lawrence
Commercials & Music Videos – BEST HAIR STYLING 

          Pose: Promo Campaign                                           
                    Joe Matke, Fernando Navarro, Barry Lee Moe
Theatrical Production (Live Stage) – BEST MAKE-UP

          Cats the Musical
                    Jakey Hicks, Sierra Peterson

Theatrical Production (Live Stage) – BEST HAIR STYLING

                    Charles LaPointe, Daryl Terry

The Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylist Guild Awards gala is proud to be sponsored by Diamond Sponsors: HASK Beauty, EI School of Professional Make-up; Ruby Sponsor: Japonesque Beauty; Sapphire Sponsors: Ardell Professional, Clubman Pinaud, MAC Cosmetics, Nigel Beauty, Schwarzkopf Professional; Premier Sponsors: BIGMACK Hair & Makeup Trailers, Casa Noble Tequila, Focus Features, I-Envy Lashes, Netflix, Paramount, RCMA Makeup, Salon Tech, Sony Pictures, Universal Pictures; Platinum Sponsors: Lionsgate Films, Warner Bros. Pictures; Gold Sponsors: HBO, Professional Beauty Association; Silver Sponsors: Cinema Makeup School, Disney Television Studios & FX Networks, First Entertainment Credit Union, His & Her Hair Goods, Kryolan, Make-up Designory, MYO Cosmetic Cases, Premiere Products Int’l, Skin Illustrator, Skindinavia, Stila Cosmetics, The Criterion Group;  Gift Bag Sponsors: Ardell Professional, B3Balm Skincare, BIGMACK Hair & Makeup Trailers, China Glaze, Cinema Secrets, Clubman Pinaud, Duo Cement, HASK Beauty, Hempz, Hollywood Fashion Secrets, I-Envy Lashes, Japonesque Beauty, Make Up For Ever, Melanie Mills Hollywood, MYO Cosmetic Cases, Nigel's Beauty, Nolio, Orlane, Professional Beauty Association. Schwarzkopf Professional, Qosmedix, Skindinavia, Stila Cosmetics, Temptu, Vertere: Liquor Sponsors: Casa Noble Tequila, Real McCoy Rum, High West Whiskey; 

Media Sponsors: The Hollywood Reporter, InStyle Magazine, The Powder Group,Variety, and SHOOTVIP Transportation Partner: BLS Limousine Service.
About LOCAL 706
The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild (IATSE, Local 706) was chartered in November 1937. Today, their diverse membership includes over 2,100 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 theme parks. Local 706 Members have created notable characters competing for Academy Awards®, Primetime Emmys®, Daytime Emmys®, Saturn Awards®, BAFTA Awards®, and many other honors for make-up and hair styling artistry including their own 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 info, visit or get #MUAHSawards updates on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.