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New York Women in Film & Television to Honor Behind-the-Scenes Talent at Designing Women Awards

The New York Women in Film & Television Designing Women Awards will present honors to “Behind the Candelabra” hairstylist Kerrie Smith, “American Hustle” makeup artist Evelyne Noraz (pictured above) and “Annie” costume designer Renée Ehrlich Kalfus.

As part of the ceremony, Jessica Alba, Denis Leary and Rose Byrne will present the awards to the honorees at the 14th annual event, co-presented by Variety and paying tribute to the creative work of hair, makeup and costume design in the entertainment industry.

The Variety Ensemble Award will be presented to the hair, makeup and costume design team of recent Robin Williams starrer “The Angriest Man in Brooklyn,” including costume designer Emma Potter, hair stylist Erin Hicks and makeup artist Cheri Minns.

The Designing Women program will also include a display of costumes, photographs and film clips highlighting the work of the honorees.

“It is our absolute honor to be able to turn the spotlight on the extraordinary talent of all of these women,” said NYWIFT executive director Terry Lawler. “The inspired work done by each honoree to bring unforgettable characters to life on the big- and smallscreen serves as a shining example of the incredible creative vision of women in the entertainment industry.”

The event will take place June 18 in Gotham.

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