by Doniella Davy | Trainee Make-up Artist | “Hi Randy, it’s Donni again, Doniella Davy. I need to go over the Local 706 eligibility requirements one more time—the ones that pertain to a film flipping. I know we went over all of this last week and also the week before, and I still have that list.
by Daniel Curet | Journeyman Hair Stylist I’m here with the fantastic make-up and hair team from Empire, make-up artist Beverly Jo Pryor and hair stylist Melissa (Missy) Forney, currently in Los Angeles working on Inner City, a film with Denzel Washington, Colin Farrell and many others. These two gals have been working together so long […]
by Mary Ann Hennings | Department Head Hair Stylist Speechless is a show that I am very proud to be a part of. It’s about parents, Maya and Jimmy DiMeo, who keep moving and changing schools until they find the perfect situation for their son, J.J., who has cerebral palsy. They also have a preteen daughter […]
Last August, the Nisei Week Japanese Festival celebrated its 75th anniversary, and the woman honored as the Grand Marshal of the parade is a familiar figure to Local 706, make-up artist Kaori Nara Turner. Born in Tokyo, Japan, in 1933, Kaori started her career as a dancer. In 1966, she met and married well-known Hollywood […]
The 2017 Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists (MUAHS)Guild Awards were held February 19 at The Novo by Microsoft at L.A. Live. The audience of more than 700 included Guild members, industry executives and press. Sue Cabral-Ebert, President, and Tommy Cole, Business Representative, presided over the awards ceremony with comedian Loni Love (The Real) serving as […]
by Christina Smith | Department Head Make-up & Barbara Lorenz | Department Head Hair | This film was a labor of love. These pictures give you a good idea of the locations we used and the extreme conditions of the Anza-Borrego Desert where we worked. The majority of the film was done solely by Oscar nominees Christina Smith and Barbara Lorenz.
by Brian Badie | Trainee Hair Stylist Styling hair for film and television has long been a dream of mine. A native of New Orleans, Louisiana, I relocated to New York City in 2001 to pursue my passion. With the utmost gratitude, I have been fortuitous in my endeavors thus far and was privileged to achieve […]
by Felicity Bowring | Journeyman Make-up Artist Thank goodness that I have an actor who is very loyal—that would be Mr. Matthew McConaughey. We were working on The Free State of Jones when he asked me to consider his character for Gold (Kenny Wells). Matthew gave me some ideas, as he usually does, and I went […]
The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) tonight 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 “La La Land,” “Nocturnal Animals,” “Suicide Squad,” “Hail Caesar!” and “Star Trek Beyond.” Television winners included “Westworld,” “Dancing With the Stars,” “Game […]
Ryan Murphy, four-time Emmy® Award-winning producer, director and screenwriter, will receive this year’s Distinguished Artisan Award at the Annual Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) honoring both make-up artists and hairstylists outstanding achievements in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater. The black-tie gala will be held on Sunday, February 19, 2017, at […]