|Save the Date: Designing Women on Monday, June 13th @ 7 PM
NYWIFT’s Designing Women, a leading 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.
Save the date! This year’s Designing Women will be:
Date: Monday, June 13, 2016
|Confirmation, makeup by Anita Gibson|
Time: 7 PM
Location: The CUNY Graduate Center Proshansky Auditorium
365 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY, 10016
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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.
Honorees for 2016 include costume designer Sarah Edwards (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Michael Clayton), hair stylist Rose Chatterton (Shades of Blue, The Knick, It’s Complicated) and makeup designer Anita Gibson (Confirmation, Power, Madea’s Big Happy Family). The Variety Ensemble Award will be presented to the costume, makeup and hair design team of The Affair.
|The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, costumes by Sarah Edwards|
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.
Awards are presented by celebrities and creators who have worked with the honorees. Ray Liotta will be presenting the award to Rose Chatterton. Past presenters have included Tina Fey, Julia Roberts, Cynthia Nixon, Gretchen Mol, Kate Mulgrew, Uzo Aduba, Jessica Alba, Rose Byrne, Steve Buscemi, Glenn Close, and Jodie Foster.
|Shades of Blue, hair by Rose Chatterton|
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. 27, 2016