New York Women In Film & Television (NYWIFT) presents their annual Designing Women Honoring Costume, Makeup & Hair Designers on Thursday May 28th at Scholastic 557 Broadway in NYC from 7P to 9:30P. Designing Women includes the presentation of an award to a costume designer, a makeup artist & a hair stylist as well as the presentation of the Variety Ensemble Award to the entire costume, hair & makeup design team from a television series or a movie. This year they're honoring costume designer Ann Roth (MAMA MIA!, THE ENGLISH PATIENT, WORKING GIRL), hair stylist Francesca Paris (BOARDWALK EMPIRE, ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND, TWO WEEKS NOTICE) & makeup artist Beverly Jo Pryor (EMPIRE, SELMA, LEE DANIEL'S THE BUTLER). The Variety Ensemble Award will be presented to the costume, makeup & hair design team of ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK. The event features presentations by Gretchen Mol (BOARDWALK EMPIRE), Kate Mulgrew, Uzo Adubaand & more. Lea DeLaria (ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK) will emcee. Terry Lawler NYWIF President stated, “Join us for the 2015 Designing Women Awards, celebrating the creative alchemy of design, character and story! We have a great lineup this year! It's not to be missed!”
The award presentations are accompanied by video interviews of the honorees & clips illustrating their work. A reception follows the awards ceremony with costumes, sketches, posters & stills illustrating the work of the honorees on display.
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