2017 Makeup Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards nominations: ‘La La Land,’ ‘Fantastic Beasts,’ ‘Doctor Strange’

Five of the seven semi-finalists for Best Makeup & Hairstyling at the Oscars — “Deadpool,” “Florence Foster Jenkins,” “Hail Caesar!”  “Star Trek Beyond” and “Suicide Squad”– reaped bids with the guild, which announced nominations in five film categories and 11 TV races on Wednesday (two days before Oscar nominations voting ends). Oscar semi-finalists “The Dressmaker” and “A Man Called Ove” were snubbed by the Makeup Artists & Hair Stylists Guild.

“Florence Foster Jenkins,” which we are predicting will win the Oscar, contends in period/character hairstyling while its closest rival, “Deadpool,” is up for special makeup effects. Also vying in that latter race are “Star Trek Beyond” and “Suicide Squad.” And “Hail Caesar!” is nominated for both period/character hairstyling and makeup.

While each of the five guild races has five contenders, members do not always nominate those films that contend for the Best Makeup & Hairstyling Oscar. For example, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” which was spurned by the academy, reaped three bids with the guild for both period/character hair and makeup as well as special makeup effects. And two-time guild nominee “Doctor Strange” was likewise left off the academy’s shortlist.

Of the contemporary films in competition, only “La La Land” and “Nocturnal Animals” earned nominations for both hairstyling and makeup.

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Last year, “Mad Max: Fury Road” claimed both Special Makeup Effects and the makeup prize for Period/Character films here before prevailing at the Oscars; the only guild prize “Mad Max” lost was the Period/Character Hairstyling award, which went to “Cinderella.” Conversely, the guild completely snubbed the two other Oscar contenders for Best Makeup & Hairstyling: “The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared” and “The Revenant.”

In 2014, “The Grand Budapest Hotel” won the awards for both period/character hairstyling and makeup before winning at the Oscars.  One of its two rivals at the Oscars — “Guardians of the Galaxy’ — won both contemporary and special makeup (the other Oscar nominee, “Foxcatcher” contended in that latter category). However, “Guardians” lost the contemporary hairstyling race to “Birdman.”

And in 2013, “Dallas Buyers Club” won the Period/Character Makeup prize here before prevailing at the Oscars. One of its rival Oscar nominees, “Bad Grandpa,” claimed the Special Makeup Effects prize while the third Oscar contender, “The Lone Ranger,” was shut out.

These awards will be handed out on Feb. 19. Make-up artist Leonard Engelman and hair stylist Barbara Lorenz will be feted for their lifetime achievements while Ryan Murphy will receive the Distinguished Artisan Award.

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FILM 

BEST CONTEMPORARY MAKE-UP
“Captain Fantastic”
Make-Up Artists: Karen McDonald, Akemi Hart

“La La Land”
Make-Up Artists: Torsten Witte, Angel Radefeld-Wright

“Manchester by the Sea”
Make-Up Artists: Liz Bernstrom, Sherryn Smith

“Nocturnal Animals”
Make-Up Artist: Donald Mowat, Malanie J. Romero, Elaine Offers

“Zoolander 2”
Make-Up Artists: Maurizio Silvi

BEST PERIOD AND/OR CHARACTER MAKE-UP
“Doctor Strange”
Make-Up Artist: Jeremy Woodhead

“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”
Make-Up Artists: Fae Hammond, Marilyn MacDonald

“Hail, Caesar!”
Make-Up Artists: Jean Ann Black, Julie Hewett, Zoe Hay

“Loving”
Make-Up Artists: Julia Lallas, Katie Middleton

“Suicide Squad”
Make-Up Artist: Alessandro Bertolazzi

BEST SPECIAL MAKE-UP EFFECTS
“Deadpool”
Make-Up Artists: Bill Corso, Andrew Clement

“Doctor Strange”
Make-Up Artist: Jeremy Woodhead

“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”
Make-Up Artist: Fae Hammond

“Star Trek Beyond”
Make-Up Artists: Joel Harlow, Richie Alonzo

“Suicide Squad”
Make-Up Artists: Christopher Nelson, Sean Sansom, Greg Nicotero

BEST CONTEMPORARY HAIR STYLING
“La La Land”
Hair Stylists: Barbara Lorenz, Jackie Masteran, Frida Aradottir

“Nocturnal Animals”
Hair Stylists: Yolanda Toussieng, Jules Holdren

“Sully”
Hair Stylists: Patricia Dehaney, Jose Zamora”Spectre”

“The Girl on the Train”
Hair Stylist: Alan D’Angerio

“Spy”
Hair Stylists: Aldo Signoretti

BEST PERIOD AND/OR CHARACTER HAIR STYLING
“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”
Hair Stylists: Fae Hammond, Marilyn MacDonald

“Florence Foster Jenkins”
Hair Stylist: J. Roy Helland

“Hail, Caesar!”
Hair Stylists: Cydney Cornell, Pauletta Lewis-Irwin, Matt Danon

“Jackie”
Hair Stylists: Catherine Leblanc-Caraes, Tony Rochetti

“Loving”
Hair Stylists: Kenneth Walker, Elizabeth Paschall

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One thought on “2017 Makeup Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards nominations: ‘La La Land,’ ‘Fantastic Beasts,’ ‘Doctor Strange’

  1. Hell or High Water was the best film of the year – in any category, so it should definitely win the Oscar.

    The Hair an Makeup Styling in Star Trek Beyond was incredibly inventive and tops any other film in this category for me!

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