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‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ Emerges as Big Winner at Makeup and Hairstylist Awards

“Furious 7,” “Pitch Perfect 2” and “Cinderella” also score film wins; “American Horror Story: Hotel” dominates TV with five prizes

Notch up another big night for “Mad Max: Fury Road.”

The Oscar contender gained more momentum at tonight’s Makeup Artists and Hairstylists Guild awards, where it won trophies for best period and/or character makeup and for best special makeup effects.

Other feature film winners included “Furious 7,” “Pitch Perfect 2” and “Cinderella.”

Television winners included “American Horror Story: Hotel,” “Game of Thrones,” “Dancing With the Stars,” “The Walking Dead” and “Scream Queens.”

“Mad Max,” with three noms, led the field in the feature competition. “American Horror Story” was rewarded with five wins.

The Guild distributed prizes in 23 categories of film, television, commercials and live theater.

The ceremony took place at Paramount Studios Theatre before an audience of more than 700, including guild members, industry execs and press. MUAHS president Sue Cabral-Ebert presided over the ceremony with “The Real’s” Loni Love serving as host. M.A.C. Cosmetics was the presenting sponsor.

Johnny Depp gave out lifetime achievement awards to Oscar-winning makeup artist Ve Neill (“The Hunger Games”) and Oscar-winning hairstylist Yolanda Toussieng (“Insurgent”).

Other presenters included Tamera Mowry-Housley (“The Real”), Brandy (“Zoe Ever After”), Timothy Omundson (“Galavant”), LeVar Burton (”Star Trek: The Next Generation”), Kate Flannery (“The Office”), June Diane Raphael (“Grace and Frankie”), Lauren Lapkus (“Orange Is the New Black”), Arielle Kebbel (“Ballers”), Dove Cameron (“Liv and Maddie”), Melody Thomas Scott (“The Young and the Restless”), Brian Letscher (“Scandal”), Dash Mihok (“Ray Donovan”), Doug Jones (“The Strain”), AMPAS president Cheryl Boone Isaacs, and Michael Key, publisher of Makeup Artist Magazine.

The complete winners list:

FEATURE FILM

Best Contemporary Makeup – “Furious 7”
Makeup Artists: James Mackinnon, Autumn Butler, Roxy D’Alonzo

Best Contemporary Hair Styling – “Pitch Perfect 2”
Hairstylists: Cheryl Marks, Meagan Herrera, Daina Daigle

Best Period And/Or Character Makeup – “Mad Max: Fury Road
Makeup Artists: Lesley Vanderwalt, Nadine Prigge, Ailie Smith

Best Period And/Or Character Hair Styling – “Cinderella”
Hairstylists: Carol Hemming, Orla Carroll, Wakana Yoshihara

Best Special Makeup Effects – “Mad Max: Fury Road”
Makeup Artists: Damian Martin, Elka Wardega, Jaco Snyman

TELEVISION AND NEW MEDIA SERIES

Best Contemporary Makeup – “Dancing With the Stars”
Makeup Artists: Zena Shteysel, Angela Moos, Patti Bortoli

Best Contemporary Hair Styling – “Dancing With the Stars”
Hairstylists: Mary Guerrero, Kimi Messina, Jennifer Guerrero

Best Period And/Or Character Makeup – “Game of Thrones”
Makeup Artist: Jane Walker

Best Period And/Or Character Hair Styling – “Game of Thrones”
Hairstylists: Kevin Alexander, Candice Banks

Best Special Makeup Effects – “The Walking Dead”
Makeup Artists: Greg Nicotero, Garrett Immel

TELEVISION MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

Best Contemporary Makeup – “Scream Queens”
Makeup Artists: Eryn Krueger Mekash, Kelley Mitchell, Melissa Buell

Best Contemporary Hair Styling – “Whitney”
Hairstylists: Emanuel Millar, Rhonda O’Neal

Best Period And/Or Character Makeup – “American Horror Story: Hotel
Makeup Artists: Eryn Krueger Mekash, Kim Ayers, Sarah Tanno

Best Period And/Or Character Hair Styling – “American Horror Story: Hotel”
Hairstylists: Monte C Haught, Darlene Brumfield, Frederic Aspiras

Best Special Makeup Effects – “American Horror Story: Hotel”
Makeup Artists: Eryn Krueger Mekash, Michael Mekash, David Anderson

COMMERCIALS AND MUSIC VIDEOS:

Best Makeup – “American Horror Story: Hotel” promo
Makeup Artists: Kerry Herta, Jason Collins

Best Hair Styling – “American Horror Story: Hotel”
Stylists: Nicole Alkire, Marissa Smith

THEATRICAL PRODUCTIONS (LIVE STAGE):

Best Makeup – “Alice in Wonderland”
Makeup Artists: Vanessa Dionne, Rheanne Garcia, Deborah Bryan

Best Hair Styling – “Alice in Wonderland”
Hairstylists: Vanessa Dionne, Cassandra Russek

CHILDREN AND TEEN PROGRAMMING:

Best Makeup – “Henry Danger”
Makeup Artists: Michael Johnston, Patti Brand Reese, Melanie Mills

Best Hair Styling – “Henry Danger”
Hairstylists: Joe Matke, Roma Goddard, Mary Lum

DAYTIME TELEVISION:

Best Makeup – “The Young and the Restless”
Makeup Artists: Patricia Denney, Marlene Mason, Kathy Jones

Best Hair Styling – “The Real”
Hairstylist: Roberta Gardener Rogers

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