(Los Angeles--December 9, 2014) The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards
is pleased to announce that online voting is now available through MUAHS' website local706.org
The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards, taking place Saturday, February 14
at Paramount Studios Theatre in Hollywood, CA, honors both make-up artists and hair stylists outstanding achievements in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater. The cocktail reception will be presented by MAC Cosmetics.
Voting for nominations shall be by secured member login through the Local 706 website and will be restricted to active and active retired members in good standing.
The deadline for voting is 5 PM (PT) on Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Nominees from six competitive categories including best contemporary make-up, best period and/or character make-up, best special make-up effects, best contemporary hair styling and best period and/or character hair styling will be announced on January 8, 2015
. As previously announced, Oscar®-winning make-up artist Rick Baker and Emmy®-nominated hair stylist Kathryn Blondell will receive Lifetime Achievement Awards.
2015 MUAHS AWARDS TIMELINE:
• Monday, December 8, 2014 - Voting Begins for Nominations
• Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 5 PM (PT) - Voting Closes for Nominations
• Thursday, January 8, 2015 - Nominations Announced
• Monday, January 19, 2015 - Final Ballot Voting Begins
• Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 5 PM (PT) - Final Ballot Voting Closes
• Saturday, February 14, 2015 - Winners Announced at the Local 706 Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards Gala
*All dates subject to change
Full details for the MUAHS Awards are available at the web site: muahsawards.com
For questions about the 2015 Awards, voting process and /or eligibility rules, please contact Kathy Sain at 818.295.3933 x104
ABOUT MAKE-UP ARTISTS AND HAIR STYLISTS GUILD (IATSE, 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 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 local706.org
or follow MUAHS on Facebook
and Twitter (@Local706)