Official Rules and Regulations 2017

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Make-up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards


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INTRODUCTION

rules and regulationsThe following are the official rules and regulations for the 2016-2017 Make-up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards.

DEFINITIONS OF MAKE-UP AND HAIR STYLING

Subject to the specific requirements of any given award category, make-up shall be defined as any change in the appearance of a performer’s face or body created by the application of cosmetics, three-dimensional material, facial hair goods, and/or prosthetic appliances applied directly to the performer’s face or body using an appropriate adhesive. Make-up is not changes caused by special lighting, camera lenses, optical effects or computer imaging. It is not puppets or any device that is not on the performer’s face or body.

Subject to the specific requirements of any given award category, hair styling shall be defined as any change in the appearance of a performer’s hair by the act of hair styling, for example designing, cutting, coloring, arranging the performer’s hair, as well as the designing, preparation and application of wigs or hairpieces to create a character. It is not changes caused by special lighting, camera lenses, optical effects or computer imaging. It is not for hair styling on puppets, dummies, or any device that is not on the performer’s hair or head.

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

An Award will be given to one Local 706 make-up artist and one hair stylist, for contributions and accomplishments for their distinguished body of work. An appointed Guild Awards Lifetime Achievement Committee, approved by the Local 706 Executive Board, will make recommendations of nominees. The Local 706 active & active retiree membership will vote online for the most qualified Lifetime Achievement winner(s). October 28, 2016 voting begins for Lifetime Achievement Awards online at local706.org. You must be an Active or Active Retiree Local 706 member to vote. Please log into the MEMBERS ONLY section of the website under your own user name and password, go to Awards pull down section and look for the Simply Voting button. Cast your ballot for the most qualified Lifetime Achievement award recipient.


PRODUCTION CATEGORIES FOR WHICH AWARDS WILL BE GIVEN:

FEATURE LENGTH MOTION PICTURE – To qualify, entry must have over seventy (70) minutes running time, be first publicly shown in a commercial motion picture theater, and have a seven (7) consecutive day run in Los Angeles, starting prior to midnight, December 31, 2016.

BREAKDOWN OF AWARDS: A Maximum of 2 statues may be given per Category

Make-up – 3 Categories May be Entered

  • Best Contemporary Make-up – Make-up designed to represent years after 2000 to present day with continuity of application throughout the entry.
  • Best Period and/or Character Make-up – Period Make-up designed to represent years 2000 and prior, or Character Make-up of any period that changes the identity or appearance of an actor with NO use of prosthetics and continuity of application throughout the entry.throughout the entry.
  • Best Special Make-up Effects –
    • Make-up including the application of three-dimensional materials or prosthetics to the performers face and or body, with continuity of application throughout the entry. No mechanical, computer generated effects, or puppeteering will be considered.

Hair Styling – 2 Categories May be Entered

  • Best Contemporary Hair Styling – Hair styling designed to represent years after 2000 to present day with continuity of application throughout the entry.
  • Best Period and/or Character Hair Styling – Period Hair styling designed to represent years 2000 and prior, or Character Hairstyling of any period that changes the identity or appearance of an actor with or without the use of wigs, with continuity of application throughout the entry.

TELEVISION AND NEW MEDIA SERIES (ie: aired Netflix, Hulu, Amazon etc.) – To qualify, entry must have a minimum of five (5) episodes. The Series must be shown on Network, Cable Television or a streaming provider (ie: Netflix, Hulu, Amazon etc.) that is available in Los Angeles prior to Midnight December 31, 2016.

BREAKDOWN OF AWARDS: A Maximum of 2 statues may be given per Category

Make-up – 3 Categories May be Entered

  • Best Contemporary Make-up – Make-up designed to represent years after 2000 to present day with continuity of application throughout the entry.
  • Best Period and/or Character Make-up – Period Make-up designed to represent years 2000 and prior, or Character Make-up of any period that changes the identity or appearance of an actor with NO use of prosthetics and continuity of application throughout the entry.
  • Best Special Make-up Effects – Make-up including the application of three-dimensional materials or prosthetics to the performers face and or body, with continuity of application throughout the entry. No mechanical, computer generated effects, or puppeteering will be considered.

Hair Styling – 2 Categories May be Entered

  • Best Contemporary Hair Styling – Hair styling designed to represent years after 2000 to present day with continuity of application throughout the entry.
  • Best Period and/or Character Hair Styling – Period Hair styling designed to represent years 2000 and prior, or Character Hairstyling of any period that changes the identity or appearance of an actor with or without the use of wigs, with continuity of application throughout the entry.

TELEVISION MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

To qualify for the Mini-series, the complete program must have a minimum of two (2) parts, with a minimum total running time for all segments combined of four (4) hours. To qualify as a Motion Picture Made for Television it must be over seventy (70) minutes running time and not part of a series. All Mini-series and Motion Pictures Made for Television must first be shown on Network or Cable Television or a streaming provider (ie: Netflix, Hulu, Amazon etc.) that is available in Los Angeles prior to midnight, December 31, 2016.

BREAKDOWN OF AWARDS: A Maximum of 2 statues may be given per Category

Make-up – 3 Categories May be Entered

  • Best Contemporary Make-up – Make-up designed to represent years after 2000 to present day with continuity of application throughout the entry.
  • Best Period and/or Character Make-up – Period Make-up designed to represent years 2000 and prior, or Character make-up of any period that changes the identity or appearance of an actor with NO use of prosthetics and continuity of application throughout the entry.
  • Best Special Make-up Effects – Make-up including the application of three-dimensional materials or prosthetics to the performers face and or body, with continuity of application throughout the entry. No mechanical, computer generated effects, or puppeteering will be considered.

Hair Styling – 2 Categories May be Entered

  • Best Contemporary Hair Styling – Hair styling designed to represent years after 2000 to present day with continuity of application throughout the entry.
  • Best Period and/or Character Hair Styling – Period Hair styling designed to represent years 2000 and prior, or Character Hairstyling of any period that changes the identity or appearance of an actor with or without the use of wigs, with continuity of application throughout the entry.

DAYTIME TELEVISION – To qualify, entry must have a minimum of five (5) episodes. The Program must be aired prior to 6:00PM PST and be shown on Network, Cable Television or a streaming provider (ie: Netflix, Hulu, Amazon etc.) that is available in Los Angeles prior to Midnight December 31, 2016.

BREAKDOWN OF AWARDS: A Maximum of 2 statues may be given per Category

  • Best Make-up – All categories: Contemporary, Period, Character and Special Make-up Effects
  • Best Hair Styling – All categories: Contemporary, or Period/Character

CHILDREN AND TEEN TELEVISION PROGRAMMING – To qualify, entry must have a minimum of five (5) episodes. The Series must be shown on Network, Cable Television or a streaming provider (ie: Netflix, Hulu, Amazon etc.) that is available in Los Angeles prior to Midnight December 31, 2016.

BREAKDOWN OF AWARDS: A Maximum of 2 statues may be given per Category

  • Best Make-up – All categories: Contemporary, Period, Character and Special Make-up Effects
  • Best Hair Styling – All categories: Contemporary, or Period/Character

COMMERCIALS & MUSIC VIDEOS –To qualify, entry must be aired or streamed in Los Angeles prior to Midnight December 31, 2016.

BREAKDOWN OF AWARDS: A Maximum of 2 statues may be given per Category

  • Best Make-up – All categories: Contemporary, Period, Character and Special Make-up Effects
  • Best Hair Styling – All categories: Contemporary, or Period/Character

THEATRICAL PRODUCTIONS (LIVE STAGE) – To qualify entry must be performed within California prior to Midnight December 31, 2016. The entry may be judged on the merits of Make-up Artistry, Hair Styling or both. Submission does not have to be an original or new production; but nominee must have dealt in a hands-on manner with creation/design and implementation of production submitted.

BREAKDOWN OF AWARDS: A Maximum of 2 statues may be given per Category

  • Best Make-up – All categories: Contemporary, Period, Character and Special Make-up Effects
  • Best Hair Styling – All categories: Contemporary, or Period/Character

GENERAL GUILD AWARDS RULES

1) Voting on all categories will be restricted to active and active retired members of Local 706, l.A.T.S.E. in good standing.

2) The established statue trophy licensed by the Guild shall be awarded for all categories.

3) Voting for nominations and awards shall be by secured member login thru the Local 706 website with online balloting.

4) A Maximum of 2 statues may be given per Award Category. In special instances, the Guild’s Awards Rules Committee may be petitioned thru the application process to consider ONE additional nominee per category. Awards are allocated as per the “Breakdown of Awards”. The petition must be included at the time of submission.

5)Ineligible entries will be disqualified at any stage of the competition when grounds for such disqualification come to the Guild Awards Committee’s attention. The Guild Awards Rules Committee reserves the right to determine the eligibility of all entries, persons and nominations and to reject any entries for any reason, including, but not limited to, inability to verify information or failure to satisfy the applicable rules.   The Guild Awards Rules Committee retains the right to determine the accuracy of the information contained in the entries. ned in the entries.

6) In the event of a tie for first place in the final balloting, awards shall be given for both achievements.

7) Eligibility for a Guild Award shall be limited to entries which have met the following        requirements (where applicable) and have completed the application in full which will include:

a. Full and complete credits authenticated by their ending screen credits, or producer, production company verification or a studio Awards Department. In any and all disputes, final determination shall be made by the Guild Awards Rules Committee. Intentional falsification of credits will result in disqualification of the entire entry.

b. For theatrical productions, the name of the theater, for television productions the network where the entry has played or aired. All must include the dates of the run, airing or the performance.

c. Statement of 100 words or less by the nominee of the techniques used to achieve the make-up or hair application. Anything over 100 words will be cut.

8) For final nominees, a submission of a maximum 10 minute clip in the format as prescribed   will be required: Upload instructions for 10 minute clip will be available online at the Local 706 website. Only 10-minute clips will be allowed. Anything over 10 minutes will be disqualified and not offered for viewing convenience.

No additional scoring or music allowed.

For Theatrical nominees; press kits, clips or photos may be submitted and become the Property of Local 706.

9) All Official Guild Entry Forms must be received by the Guild Awards Rules Committee, via the website submission process, by 5:00PM PST, Tuesday, November 29, 2016.

10) All entries must be completed online and must contain adequate evidence of authorization to use any names, likenesses, clips/excerpts/photographs associated with the entry and any other intellectual property necessary for evaluation of the entry, consideration of a nomination or otherwise in connection with the nomination and award-granting process. Official submission forms may be accessed through the website at local706.org.

11) Award winners agree, by accepting the statue, that they may not sell, lease, license, reproduce or otherwise transfer the statue to any other person or entity for any purpose, including any commercial purpose. A statue recipient shall be allowed, upon that recipient’s death, to pass the statue on only to his or her lawful heir (s). Statue recipients are prohibited from making any modifications, alterations or other physical changes of any kind to the statue, including the removal of any plate or plaque identifying the awards recipient. Once a statue recipient’s lawful heir(s) has died, the statue must be returned to Local 706.

12) Any person or entity seeking to qualify an entry, all nominees and award winners and any production company, network or other production-related entity associated with any of the foregoing agrees, by virtue of his/her/its participation in the entry qualification, nomination and award process, to recognize and abide by all restrictions on the use of the Guild’s intellectual property and, further, to take appropriate steps to assure that he/she/it safeguards and honors any limitations, prohibitions and restrictions on the use of the Awards statue and the Guild’s intellectual property, including, but not limited to, the guidelines for use of the trademarks, service marks and copyrights promulgated by the Guild, the Awards Committee or any licensee (within the scope of his/her/its license), whether now in existence or promulgated hereafter.


HOW NOMINATIONS WORK

October 28, 2016, submissions for consideration are opened to Make-up Artists & Hair Stylists of the film, television, theatrical and commercial production communities. Entries may be submitted by Department Heads, Personal Artists, Studios and/or productions. Entries must be done online at www.local706.org and submitted no later than 5:00 PM PST, November 29, 2016.

BALLOTING

  1. The ballot to determine the first eligible five (5) nominations will be available for voting on the Local 706 website by Friday December 9, 2016. All Ballots are voted upon by Local 706 Active & Active Retiree membership only.
  2. Voting for nominations closes Friday January 6, 2017 5:00 PST
  3. Nominations will be announced Tuesday, January 10, 2016.

THE FINAL BALLOT

  1. The final ballot will include a list of the five (5) nominated productions in each category. The final ballot will be available for voting through the Guild’s website, www.local706.org, with member log in available to all active members, in good standing of Local 706 l.A.T.S.E. starting on Monday, January 20, 2017 and must be completed no later than Friday, February 10, 2017 at 5:00 PM PST. Online voting only-NO PAPER BALLOTS will be offered.
  2. Online tallying will be done in real time and available for a certified audit trail by Simply Voting. Winners will be announced at the Award Show on Sunday, February 19, 2017.

HOW TO PROMOTE YOUR ENTRIES AND/OR NOMINATIONS  

Local 706 members are eligible for a special member discount on all awards campaign advertising.   For all reservations, please contact IngleDodd Media at 310-207-4410 or local706@ingledodd.com for more information. All artists or artist representatives may promote qualified work to voters through the following methods:

Print

‘For your consideration’ display ads may be placed in the The Artisan

‘For your consideration’ inserts may be carried in the The Artisan

Digital

‘For your consideration’ web ads may be placed on www.Local706.org

Screening invitations and calendars may be sent via email to the membership

Other

Screening invitations and DVD’s may be sent by direct mail to the membership


GENERAL VOTING TIMETABLE

Friday, October 28, 2016: Voting begins for Lifetime Achievement & Artisan Awards

Friday, October 28, 2016: Submission begins of qualified entries to Guild Awards ALL ONLINE

Friday, November 11, 2016: Lifetime Achievement Award voting ends at 5:00 PM PST

Wednesday, November 16, 2016: Announcement of Lifetime Achievement Recipient & Artisan Recipient

Tuesday, November 29, 2016: Deadline for submission of qualified entries for Guild Awards 5:00PM PST

Friday, December 9, 2016: Voting begins for qualified nominations

Friday, January 6, 2017: Voting for qualified nominations closes 5:00PM PST

Tuesday, January 11, 2017: Nominations announced by Guild Awards Committee

Friday, January 20, 2017: Online balloting opens-www.local706.org secure member login

Friday, February 10, 2017: Online balloting closes 5:00 PM PST

Sunday, February 19, 2017: Awards Presentation Winners Announced

 

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