LOS ANGELES – The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) announced winners...
of its Annual Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards in 23 categories of film, television, commercials and live theater.
Winners in the film categories include “DARKEST HOUR,” “PITCH PERFECT 3,” “I, TONYA” and “GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Vol 2.” Television winners include “GAME OF THRONES,” “DANCING WITH THE STARS,” “THE CROWN,” “BIG LITTLE LIES,” “FEUD: BETTE AND JOAN” and “AMERICAN HORROR STORY: CULT.”
Winners in the Daytime Television category were awarded to “THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL.” “HENRY DANGER” wins Best Children/Teen Program. Theatrical honors go to MAMA MIA and the Commercial/Music Video Award was presented to AMERICAN HORROR STORY: CULT – PROMOTIONAL CAMPAIGN.
The awards took place at The Novo by Microsoft at L.A. Live before an audience of more than 900, including guild members, industry executives and press. MUAHS President SUE CABRAL-EBERT presided over the awards ceremony with comedian LONI LOVE (The Real) returning to charm as host for the third year in a row.
For the first time, the annual MUAHS Awards Red Carpet was live-streamed from LA Live’s Novo Theater. Hosted by TV personality, actor and singer FRANKIE J. GRANDE.
Oscar®-nominee GARY OLDMAN (Darkest Hour) received the Distinguished Artisan Award, presented by actor MALCOLM MCDOWELL (Clockwork Orange). Oscar-winning Make-Up Artist GREG CANNOM (Titanic, Mrs. Doubtfire, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button) was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award by Oscar-winning Make-Up artist RICK BAKER. Eight Primetime Emmy®-winning Hair Stylist MARY GUERRERO (Dancing With the Stars, Hot In Cleveland) received a Lifetime Achievement Award from DWTS dance champion VAL CHMERKOVSKIY. Guerrero’s longtime client BETTY WHITE could not attend the show, but prepared a video tribute in honor of the hair stylist.
The night opened with a solo performance by FRANKIE GRANDE, accompanied by pianist JEREMY WEINGLASS. Another highlight of the evening was the moving In Memoriam, performed by long time MUAHS member and nominee ANGIE WELLS.
Presenters for this year’s awards included LILY TOMLIN (Grace & Frankie), ERNIE HUDSON (Grace & Frankie), TOM PAYNE (The Walking Dead), CARRIE ANN INABA (Dancing with the Stars), VAL CHMERKOVSKIY (Dancing with the Stars), ANNA CAMP (Pitch Perfect), MELORA HARDIN (The Bold Type, Transparent), JOE MANTEGNA (Criminal Minds), CHRISTOPHER McDONALD (Ballers, The Good Wife), PAUL SCHEER (The Disaster Artists, Veep, CHIN HAN (Ghost in a Shell), KATE LINDER (The Young & The Restless), MELISSA LEO (I’m Dying Up Here), KIRA KOSARIN (The Thundermans), KIRSTEN VANGSNESS (Criminal Minds), ROBERT PATRICK (Scorpion, True Blood), OLIVIA SANABIA (Just Add Magic), AMBER STEVENS WEST (Ghosted, The Carmichael Show), JACE NORMAN (Henry Danger), and CORBIN BLEU (High School Musical) among others.