Local 706 - The Artisan

Summer 2019

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30 • THE ARTISAN SUMMER 2019 CHRISTINA SMITH With nearly 100 credits to her résumé, Christina Smith began her career in make-up after assisting the renowned fashion photographer Bud Fraker. Christina started by advising Fraker on innovative make-up trends, and after a short time, Liza Minnelli asked Christina to work with her on the film Cabaret. Christina became one of the first female make-up artists to join Local 706 in 1974 and she used that experi- ence to help mentor numerous other artists. She earned Academy Award and BAFTA nominations for Schindler's List and another Oscar nom for Hook. In addition, Christina was Emmy-nominated for her work on King. She has been hon- ored twice by the Canadian Film Council for her outstanding contribution to film. In 1994, Christina was the recipient of the Crystal Award, presented by the prestigious Women In Film organization, as well as being honored by The Girl Scouts of America as an Outstanding Female Achiever. 2003 brought an award nomination from the Local 706 Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild for her work on Life as a House. In 2004, Maria Shriver listed her as an outstanding female achiever in California. Running alongside her film career, Christina has created a couture eyelash atelier that provides lashes to some of the biggest female celebrities in the world. Her clients include Kate Hudson, Lindsay Lohan, Julia Roberts, Rachel McAdams, Milla Jovovich, Monica Bellucci, Amber Valletta, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Liza Minnelli, Cher, Dolly Parton and Shirley MacLaine, to name a few. This success is due to her amazing beauty work and the fact that Christina makes the only handmade eyelashes on the market. She is a spokesperson for Smart Cover Cosmetics and has previously partnered with M•A•C Cosmetics to develop a line of lashes. She has also been featured in numerous editorials for maga- zines such as Vogue and has appeared on QVC and HSN. Most recent film credits are Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, starring Milla Jovovich, and The Last Days in the Desert with Ewan McGregor. Christina is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. MAURICE STEIN Make-up artist Maurice Stein designed Barbra Streisand's look for the film Funny Girl, was a member of the Academy Award-winning make-up team for Planet of the Apes and created Estelle Getty's old-age make-up for the television series Golden Girls. He was the first make-up artist to be inducted to the California Cosmetology Association Hall of Fame, as well as the National Cosmetology Hall of Renown. Maurice served as Local 706 Vice President for two terms, served on the Welfare Committee for many years and was involved with the "Deb Star Ball" and the annual picnic. He was a generous educator, teaching and sponsoring many classes for Local 706 members, as well as personally men- toring them to achieve their goals. His philanthropic out- reach to burn survivors and cancer patients was one of his proudest achievements. Stein was one of the first make-up professionals to provide corrective make-up techniques and educational services to the national "Look Good, Feel Better Program." His make-up formulations satisfied the needs of the entertainment business and advanced standards for clinical applications in the medical industry. He worked with volunteers, medical personnel and patients at the City of Hope, The Phoenix Society, five children's burn units in Shriners hospitals, the Johns Hopkins Burn Rehabilitation Center, and the Grossman Burn Centers. In 1984, Maurice retired and established Cinema Secrets, created not only his iconic cosmetics line, but also the Woochie foam prosthetics popular for Halloween make-ups. Throughout his 50-year career, Maurice Stein worked on over 200 films and televi- sion shows, more than 4,000 commercials, and even three U.S. Presidents. He was a driving force in the movement between the professional make-up industry and professional products. Maurice Stein's body of work includes The Golden Girls, Ice Pirates, Soap, Land of the Lost, Evel Knievel and numerous other productions. Although he is uncredited, he was honored in the film documentary Making Apes: The Artists Who Changed Film. make-up artists Lifetime Achievement Award Nominees 2 0 2 0 M A K E - U P A R T I S T S & H A I R S T Y L I S T S G U I L D A W A R D S

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