Oscar Watch 2015: Nominees Announced for Achievement in Makeup and Hairstyling Oscar

Oscar Watch 2015: Nominees Announced for Achievement in Makeup and Hairstyling Oscar
FROM LEFT: Foxcatcher, The Grand Budapest Hotel and Guardians of the Galaxy
FROM LEFT: Photo by Bill Corso, Sony Pictures Classics; photo courtesy of Mark Coulier, Fox Searchlight Pictures; photo © 2014 Marvel Studio 

Posted: Thursday January 15, 2015

This morning the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the 87th Academy Awards nominations. Below are the nominees for the Achievement in Makeup and Hairstyling Oscar.

Foxcatcher: Bill Corso and Dennis Liddiard

This is make-up department head Bill Corso’s third nomination; he previously won an Oscar for Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events (2005). This is the first Oscar nomination for key make-up artist Dennis Liddiard. He previously worked on 22 Jump Street, Captain America: The Winter Solder and Killing Them Softly; he has also been the personal make-up artist for actor Kurt Russell. For more on Foxcatcher, see Issue 111 of Make-Up Artist magazine.

The Grand Budapest Hotel: Frances Hannon and Mark Coulier

This is the first Oscar nomination for make-up, hair and prosthetics designer Frances Hannon; she previously won two BAFTA awards. Her list of credits includes Captain Phillips, World War Z, X-Men: First Class and The King’s Speech. Prosthetics make-up designer Mark Coulier previous won an Oscar for his work on The Iron Lady (2012). He previously worked on In the Heart of the Sea, Rush, Merlin and the Harry Potter series. For more on the film, see Issue 108 of Make-Up Artist magazine.

Guardians of the Galaxy: Elizabeth Yianni-Georgiou and David White

This is the first Oscar nomination for make-up and hair designer Elizabeth Yianni-Georgiou; she previously worked on Thor: The Dark World, Made in Dagenham and An Education. This is also the first Oscar nomination for special make-up effects designer David White. His list of credits includes Maleficent, Captain America: The First Avenger, Quantum of Solace and La Vie en Rose. For more on the film, see Issue 110 of Make-Up Artist magazine.

A pre-Academy Awards celebration of the nominations for make-up and hairstyling will be held Feb. 21. Get the latest coverage of the 2015 Achievement in Makeup and Hairstyling Oscar, which will be awarded Feb. 22, on the Make-Up Artist magazine Oscar Watch 2015 page.

 

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