On Monday, Oct. 16, IATSE Local 706 President Sue Cabral-Ebert announced the opening of online submissions for consideration for the Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards. The awards honor outstanding achievements for make-up artists and hairstylists in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater. This year’s awards gala returns to The Novo by Microsoft in L.A. Live on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018.

Voting and submissions can be made online at local706.org – visit this site for a complete list of MUAHS Awards Rules and Regulations as well. Submissions close on Friday, Nov. 17 at 5 p.m. (PT). MUAHS members will vote to determine nominations.

Online voting will begin for Lifetime Achievement and Distinguished Artisan Awards on Oct. 18, and recipients will be announced later in the year.

If you have further inquiries regarding the MUAHS Awards rules, contact Kathy Sain in the MUAHS Awards Office at (818) 295-3933 or [email protected]

KEY DEADLINES FOR THE 2018 MAKE-UP ARTISTS & HAIR STYLISTS GUILD AWARDS:

  • Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 – Submissions open for qualified entries ONLINE
  • Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017 – Voting begins for Lifetime Achievement & Artisan Awards
  • Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 – Voting closes for Lifetime Achievement & Artisan Awards (5:00 p.m. PST)
  • Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 – Deadline for submission of qualified entries close (5:00 p.m. PST)
  • Friday, Dec. 8, 2017 – Nomination voting begins
  • Friday, Dec. 28, 2017 – Nomination voting closes (5:00 p.m. PST)
  • Thursday, Jan. 5, 2018 – Nominations announced
  • Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018 – Final voting begins – ONLINE
  • Friday, Feb. 16, 2018 – Final voting closes (5:00 p.m. PST)
  • Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 – Winners announced at the Make-up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards

*Dates subject to change

THE 23 CATEGORIES FOR SUBMISSION ARE AS FOLLOWS:

  • Feature-Length Motion Picture – Best Contemporary Make-Up
  • Feature-Length Motion Picture – Best Contemporary Hair Styling
  • Feature-Length Motion Picture – Best Period and/or Character Make-Up
  • Feature-Length Motion Picture – Best Period and/or Character Hair Styling
  • Feature-Length Motion Picture – Best Special Make-Up Effects
  • Television and New Media Series – Best Contemporary Make-Up
  • Television and New Media Series – Best Contemporary Hair Styling
  • Television and New Media Series – Best Period / Character Make-Up
  • Television and New Media Series – Best Period / Character Hair Styling
  • Television and New Media Series – Best Special Make-Up Effects
  • Television Mini-Series, Motion Picture Made for Television, or Special – Best Contemporary Make-Up
  • Television Mini-Series, Motion Picture Made for Television, or Special – Best Contemporary Hair Styling
  • Television Mini-Series, Motion Picture Made for Television, or Special – Best Period / Character Make-Up
  • Television Mini-Series, Motion Picture Made for Television, or Special – Best Period / Character Hair Styling
  • Television Mini-Series, Motion Picture Made for Television, or Special – Best Special Make-Up Effects
  • Commercials & Music Videos – Best Make-Up
  • Commercials & Music Videos – Best Hair Styling
  • Theatrical Production – Best Make-Up
  • Theatrical Production – Best Hair Styling
  • Children and Teen Programming – Best Make-Up
  • Children and Teen Programming – Best Hair Styling
  • Daytime Television – Best Make-Up; Daytime Television – Best Hair Styling