“Vecna’s Curse” covers multiple parallel story arcs: Hopper (David Harbour) imprisoned in Russia, Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown) tormented by bullies at a roller rink, and poor unfortunate student journalist Fred (Logan Riley Bruner) tormented and ultimately killed by Vecna. “A lot of our artists were all tethered to that episode,” Forsythe explains. “We have beauty, we’ve got character. Even though we’re not nominated for the prosthetic category it does showcase the amount of work our team did put into some of the prosthetics that
One of the most difficult tasks this season was de-aging Eleven for flashback scenes. “Before shooting we explored just about every option, including deepfake, full CG head replacement, smoothing and warping,” says VFX supervisor Michael Maher Jr. “Luckily, our experienced friends at Lola Visual Effects agreed to take on the work and help us out. They arranged a shoot with a special, proprietary camera and lighting rig called an egg.
The awards, which honoring achievements in make-up and hair styling in film, TV, commercials and live theater, will be bestowed at a gala January 11 at The Novo by Microsoft at L.A. Live. The guild will also award make-up artist Thomas Burman and hair stylist Martin Samuel with Lifetime Achievement Awards during the ceremony.
Final voting begins December 3 for the Muahs Guild Awards and closes January 3, 2020.
Here are this year’s nominees:
Feature-length Motion Picture – Best Contemporary Make-up
John Blake, Francisco Perez
Vivian Baker, Cristina Waltz, Richard Redlefsen
The two films received three nominations each in the five feature-film categories, with “Bombshell” being recognized for contemporary makeup, special makeup effects and contemporary hair styling, and “Rocketman” nominated for period and/or character makeup, special makeup effects and period and/or character hair styling.
“Hustlers,” “John Wick: Parabellum,” “Downton Abbey,” “Dolemite Is My Name,” “Joker” and “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood” were nominated for two awards each.
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In the television categories, “American Horror Story: 1984,” “Chernobyl,” “Fosse/Verdon” and “Saturday Night Live” led with three nominations each.
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Eligible for Hair and Makeup Oscars are Guild nominees “Deadpool,” “Florence Foster Jenkins,” “Hail, Caesar!,” “Star Trek Beyond” and “Suicide Squad.” Not Oscar shortlisted, however, are Guild nominees “La La Land,” “Loving,” and “Nocturnal Animals,” which garnered two nominations apiece. Also ineligible for the Oscar are nominees “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” “Silence,” “Hacksaw Ridge,” and “Doctor Strange.”
On the television side, “Saturday Night Live” led with four nominations, followed by “Westworld,” “Game of Thrones,” and “Penny Dreadful” with three each. “Transparent,” “Stranger Things,” and “Empire” each received two.
The Guild will
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