- Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018
As previously announced, Oscar®-nominee GARY OLDMAN (Darkest Hour) will be honored with the prestigious Distinguished Artist Award. Oscar-winning make-up artist GREG CANNOM will join Emmy-winning hair stylist MARY GUERRERO to receive Lifetime Achievement Awards. The Gala will be hosted by comedienne LONI LOVE, who returns for the third year. Legendary actress TIPPI HEDREN (The Birds) joins CARRIE ANN INABA (Dancing With The Stars) and actor JOE MANTEGNA (Criminal Minds) are also slated to present. Additional presenters to be announced shortly.
Winners in 23 competitive categories honoring outstanding achievements in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater will be revealed at the February 24 ceremony and live via Twitter (twitter.com/local_706, hashtag: #MUAHSawards).
The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylist Guild Awards is proud to be sponsored by DIAMOND LEVEL: M.A.C. Cosmetics; RUBY LEVEL: Ardell and Hask; SAPPHIRE LEVEL: Glamcor, Nigel's Beauty Emporium, Schwarzkopf Professional; PREMIER LEVEL: Dermaflage, Focus Features, Netflix, Olivia Garden, RCMA Makeup; PLATINUM LEVEL: IATSE Local 798, Fox Searchlight Pictures; GOLD LEVEL: Showtime Network; SILVER LEVEL: Cinema Makeup School, Japonesque Beauty, Kryolan, Make-up Designory, Naimie's Beauty Center, NYX Cosmetics, Premiere Products, Inc., Skindinavia, The Criterion Group; GIFT BAG SPONSORS include Beauty Blender, Brush Off, Hempz, IT Cosmetics, Jacque Mqido, Moroccan Magic, Schneider Entertainment, Senna Cosmetics; MEDIA SPONSORS include The Hollywood Reporter, Variety, SHOOT, Los Angeles Confidential Magazine.
About Local 706
The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild (IATSE, Local 706) was chartered in November 1937. Today, membership includes over 2,000 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 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.org or get #MUAHSawards updates on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.