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 […]
Emmy-nominated make-up artist Leonard Engelman and Oscar and Emmy-nominated hair stylist Barbara Lorenz, will receive Lifetime Achievement Awards at the Annual Make-ˇUp Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards, honoring outstanding achievements for make-up artists and hair stylists in motion pictures, television, commercials, and live theater. “Leonard Engelman and Barbara Lorenz’s bodies of work are legendary, and we are […]
By Daniel Curet | Journeyman Hair Stylist and By Christien Tinsley | Make-up Set. Head and Make-up Effects Creator HAIR I arrived at an undisclosed location in Santa Clarita in the middle of the night. I parked and shuttled into one of the most organized background rooms. I was there to work with a core […]
Local 706 make-up artist Melanie Levitt has had a noteworthy career for decades, garnering many accolades. She won an Emmy in 2002 for Outstanding Makeup for a Series (Non-Prosthetic) for CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and between 2003-2009, received six additional nominations for the show. Artisan supervising editor Jeff Angell interviewed Melanie about her work and […]