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On Dec. 15, the Makeup Artists and Hairstylists Branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the long list of films in contention for the 2013 Achievement in Makeup and Hairstyling Oscar. Make-Up Artist magazine highlighted all of these films in Issues 96, 98, 99 and 100. Here are the hopefuls:

Oscar Watch 2013: List of Seven Contenders
Howard Berger with Anthony Hopkins

Hitchcock (make-up and hairstyling for the character of Hitchcock)

Howard Berger
Peter Montagna
Martin Samuel

 

 

 

Oscar Watch 2013: List of Seven Contenders
The Hobbit cast

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (make-up and hairstyling and special effects characters for the film in its entirety)

Peter King
Rick Findlater
Tami Lane

 

 

 

Oscar Watch 2013: List of Seven Contenders
Hugh Jackman as Jean Valjean in Les Misérables

Les Misérables (make-up and hairstyling for the film in its entirety)

Lisa Westcott
Julie Dartnell

 

 

 

 

 

Oscar Watch 2013: List of Seven Contenders
Daniel Day-Lewis and Joseph Gordon-Levitt in Lincoln

Lincoln (make-up and hairstyling for the film in its entirety)

Lois Burwell
Kay Georgiou

 

 

 

 

 

Oscar Watch 2013: List of Seven Contenders
Tsuji touching up Gordon-Levitt on the set of Looper

Looper (make-up for the character Joe, played by Joseph Gordon-Levitt)

Kazuhiro Tsuji
Jamie Kelman

 

 

 

 

 

Oscar Watch 2013: List of Seven Contenders
Baker touching up Jemaine Clement on the set of Men in Black 3

Men in Black 3 (make-up for the characters Young Agent K and Boris the Animal)

Rick Baker
Christien Tinsley

 

 

 

 

 

Oscar Watch 2013: List of Seven Contenders
Charlize Theron in Snow White and the Huntsman

Snow White and the Huntsman (make-up and hairstyling for the special effects characters)

Sharon Martin
Luca Vannella
David White

All members of the academy’s Makeup Artists and Hairstylists Branch will view 10-minute excerpts from each film and vote to nominate three finalists for Oscar consideration at the annual bake-off event on Jan. 5. The awards nominations will be announced live Jan. 10 at 5:30 a.m. PST. Return here for the latest coverage of the 2013 Achievement in Makeup and Hairstyling Oscar race. (Click here for details on the category’s name change.)

 

 

 


Photo credits:

Hitchcock photo courtesy of Howard Berger

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey photo by James Fisher, courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures

Les Misérables photo by Laurie Sparham ©2013 Universal Pictures

Lincoln photo by David Jones ©2012 DreamWorks Distribution Co. II, LLC and 20th Century Fox Film Corporation. All rights reserved

Looper photo by Alan Markfield, courtesy of Kazuhiro Tsuji ©2011 Looper, LLC

Men in Black 3 photo courtesy of Cinovation Studios/Columbia Pictures

Snow White and the Huntsman photo ©2012 Universal Pictures