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New York Women in Film & Television’s 18th Annual Designing Women Awards

June 6, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

| $150

New York Women in Film and Television honors extraordinary women behind the scenes of the entertainment industry.

The 18th annual event will honor the renowned makeup artists, hair stylists and costume designers that truly bring characters to life in film, television and digital media. This unique showcase of remarkable achievements by women in the film, television and digital media industries, co-presented by Variety, is attended by actors, producers, directors, writers, fashion industry leaders and, of course, designers.

Saturday Night Live actor Sasheer Zamata will host the evening’s festivities and actor David Costabile (Billions, Suits, Breaking Bad, Lincoln) will present the award to Costume Designer Melissa Toth. Additional presenters will be added to the program and announced over the coming weeks, including a special surprise celebrity guest.

The 2017 Designing Women honorees include three of the most talented women behind the scenes:

  • Makeup Artist Kyra Panchenko (Snatched, The Girl on the Train, Kill Bill)
  • Hair Stylist Melissa Forney (Hidden Figures, Empire, Selma)
  • Costume Designer Melissa Toth (Manchester by the Sea, The Visitor, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind)
  • The smash-hit Netflix series Jessica Jones will receive Variety’s Ensemble Award for its makeup, hair and costume design teams.


June 6, 2017
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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