CATEGORY: Makeup and Hairstyling
SPEECH BY: Frances Hannon and Mark Coulier
FILM: The Grand Budapest Hotel
Hello, I’d like to say thank you so much to the Academy. This is a great honor. Secondly, I’d like to thank my dear friend, Bill Murray, who introduced me to Wes 17 years ago in Rushmore and, of course to thank Wes. Without you, Wes, we wouldn’t be here, any of us. It’s been such a pleasure working with you over all these years. I’d like to thank my family, of course. And all the amazing assistants who made this possible for both of us. Julie Dartnell and Emma Mash, Norma Webb and all my other people with me. Thank you so much.
And I’d like to thank, uh, thank Wes. Such an amazing movie and a great experience. I’d like to thank my crew: Duncan Jarman, Stephen Murphy, Dave Malinowski, Josh Weston. And I’d like to thank the legendary makeup artist Dick Smith, whose innovation and—who passed away last year—his innovation and his generosity has helped us all raise the bar.
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