|Save the Date for Designing Women: June 6th, 2017
NYWIFT’s Designing Women, a leading New York City awards event taking place in New York City, honors renowned costume designers, makeup artists and hairstylists in film, television and digital media. This unique showcase, co-presented by Variety, is attended by actors, producers, directors, writers, fashion industry leaders and, of course, designers. Proceeds from Designing Women benefit the nonprofit educational programs of New York Women in Film & Television.
This year's ceremony will take place:
Date: Tuesday, June 6th, 2017
Time: 7 PM
Location: NYU School of Law (40 Washington Square South)
The honorees are: hair stylist Melissa Forney (Hidden Figures, Empire, Selma); makeup artist Kyra Panchenko (The Girl on the Train, Money Monster, Inside Amy Schumer); and costume designer Melissa Toth (Manchester by the Sea, The Visitor, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind). The costume, hair and makeup design team from the Netflix hit Jessica Jones will receive the Variety Ensemble Award.
The presenters and emcee will be announced soon. Stay tuned!
See highlights from last year's ceremony here!
Designing Women includes the presentation of an award to a costume designer, a makeup artist and a hair stylist as well as the presentation of the Variety Ensemble Award to the entire costume, hair and makeup design team from a television series or a movie. The award presentations are accompanied by video interviews of the honorees and clips illustrating their work. At a reception following the awards ceremony, costumes, sketches, posters and stills illustrating the work of the honorees are displayed.
Designing Women, celebrating the creative alchemy of design, character and story, is one of the most exciting events in the New York entertainment industry’s spring calendar!
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NYWIFT programs, screenings and events are supported, in part, by grants from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
Last updated: Apr. 21, 2017