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'DALLAS BUYERS CLUB,' 'JACKASS PRESENTS: BAD GRANDPA,' and 'THE WALKING DEAD' Among Make-Up Artist Winners at the Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards

'AMERICAN HUSTLE,' 'BEHIND THE CANDELABRA,' and 'THE VOICE' Among Winners for Hair Stylists

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/16/14 --


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The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild tonight announced winners of its Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists awards in 14 categories of film, television, commercials and live theater during the black-tie ceremony at the Paramount Studios Theatre. MAC Cosmetics was the Official Cocktail Reception Sponsor. The awards took place before an audience of more than 500, including guild members, industry executives and press. The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild's President Sue Cabral-Ebert presided over the awards ceremony with actor/comedian Tom Arnold serving as host.

Johnny Depp received the Guild's Distinguished Artisan Award presented by Oscar®-Winning Make-Up Artist Joel Harlow, who is currently nominated for an Academy Award® for his artistry in The Lone Ranger and also worked on creating Depp's transformation in The Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. Oscar®-winner Gail Ryan was presented with the Hair Stylists Lifetime Achievement Award by Benicio Del Toro and Rick Baker presented the Make-Up Artists Lifetime Achievement Award to Oscar®-winner Dick Smith who was unable to attend.

Presenters for this year's awards included Jane Lynch (Glee), Johnny Knoxville (Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa), June Squibb (Nebraska), Ed Asner (Up, The Mary Tyler Moore Show), Nicollette Sheridan (Desperate Housewives), Tippi Hedren (The Birds), Joelle Carter (Justified), Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (Pompeii), Melissa Leo (Prisoners), Kat Graham (The Vampire Diaries), and Camilla Luddington (Grey's Anatomy).

WINNERS FOR THE MAKE-UP ARTISTS AND HAIR STYLISTS GUILD AWARDS:

FEATURE LENGTH MOTION PICTURE (FEATURE FILMS)

BEST CONTEMPORARY HAIR STYLING:
Lee Daniels' The Butler
Candace Neal
Robert Stevenson

BEST CONTEMPORARY MAKE-UP:
Prisoners

Donald Mowat
Pamela Westmore

BEST PERIOD AND/OR CHARACTER HAIR STYLING:
American Hustle

Kathrine Gordon
Michelle Johnson

BEST PERIOD AND/OR CHARACTER MAKE-UP:
Dallas Buyers Club

Robin Mathews

BEST SPECIAL MAKE-UP EFFECTS:
Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa

Stephen Prouty
Tony Gardner

TELEVISION and NEW MEDIA SERIES (Episodic Television)

BEST CONTEMPORARY HAIR STYLING:
The Voice
Shawn Finch
Jerilynn Stephens

BEST CONTEMPORARY MAKE-UP:
Breaking Bad
Tarra Day
Steve LaPorte

BEST PERIOD AND/OR CHARACTER HAIR STYLING:
Vikings
Dee Corcoran

BEST PERIOD AND/OR CHARACTER MAKE-UP:
Boardwalk Empire
Michele Paris

BEST SPECIAL MAKE-UP EFFECTS:
The Walking Dead
Greg Nicotero
Jake Garber

TELEVISION MINI-SERIES or MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION (M.O.W) -
CABLE NETWORK/M.O.W.s

BEST PERIOD AND/OR CHARACTER HAIR STYLING:
Behind the Candelabra
Marie Larkin
Yvette Stone

BEST PERIOD AND/OR CHARACTER MAKE-UP:
Behind the Candelabra
Kate Biscoe
Deborah Rutherford
Hiroshi Yada

THEATRICAL PRODUCTIONS (LIVE STAGE - LIVE THEATER)

BEST MAKE-UP/HAIR STYLING:
Magic Flute
Darren Jinks
Samantha Wootten
Brandi Strona

COMMERCIALS

BEST CONTEMPOARARY MAKE-UP:
Wash the Day Away (Delta)
Tyson Fountaine
Brian Penikas

MUAHS Awards Sponsors: Official Cocktail Reception Host and Diamond Level Sponsor: MAC Cosmetics; Emerald: IT&LY Hair Fashion; Additional Sponsors and Supporters include Paramount Pictures, The Weinstein Company, Cinema Makeup School, iTalent, Key Publishing, The Criterion Group, Warner Bros., Columbia Pictures, Focus Features and AMC, Media: Variety and The Hollywood Reporter.

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 theme parks. 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 at www.local706.org
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