by John Blake| Department Head & Make-up Designer | When I first met director James Gunn, it was to discuss his vision of make-up. As you no doubt know, James wrote both scripts for the two movies so I was aware that his vision would be personal and strong. As a make-up designer, my job is to encapsulate his vision and transpose it onto the screen…
by Claire Alexandra Doyle As a child, I loved being involved in theater and dance. Each equipped with our individual skills, we would come together to create a beautiful piece of work. This artistic-minded community is one of the reasons why I sought out a career in film and television, as well as joining Local […]
On July 13, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominees for the 69th Annual Emmy Awards. The ceremony will be held on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at the Microsoft Theater in Downtown Los Angeles, California, and will be broadcast by CBS. The ceremony will be hosted by Stephen Colbert. The 69th Primetime […]
On April 28, 2017, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the winners of the 44th Annual Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards, in a presentation at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.
by Camille Friend | Department Head Hair Stylist | Throughout my career working in film and television, I’ve done a world of hair styles. But never before was I put in charge of literally creating a universe of hair designs. Get ready to take a little trip with me into the awesome alien realm of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.
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 […]