Saturn Award for Best Make-up
|Saturn Award for Best Make-Up|
|Awarded for||Best make-up of the year for a genre film|
|Presented by||Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films|
|Currently held by||Joel Harlow, Ken Diaz for Black Panther (2018)|
The Saturn Award for Best Make-up is one of the annual awards given by the American Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films. The Saturn Awards, which are the oldest film-specialized awards to reward science fiction, fantasy, and horror achievements (the Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation is the oldest award for science fiction and fantasy films), included the category for the first time at the 2nd Saturn Awards for the 1973 film year, eight years before the creation of the Academy Award for Best Makeup.
Rick Baker holds the record for most wins with seven, and for the most nominations with seventeen.
Winners and nominees
"†" indicates an Academy Award-winning movie on the same category.
"‡" indicates an Academy Award-nominated movie on the same category.
|Year||Makeup artist(s)||Motion Picture|
|Dick Smith||The Exorcist|
|William J. Tuttle||Young Frankenstein|
|William J. Tuttle||Logan's Run|
|Rick Baker and Stuart Freeborn||Star Wars|
|Bob Westmoreland, Thomas R. Burman and Carlo Rambaldi||Close Encounters of the Third Kind|
|Thomas R. Burman||Demon Seed|
|John Chambers||The Island of Dr. Moreau|
|Dick Smith||The Sentinel|
|William J. Tuttle and Rick Baker||The Fury|
|Lee Harman, Vincent Callaghan and Lynn Donahue||Eyes of Laura Mars|
|Thomas R. Burman and Edouard F. Henriques||Invasion of the Body Snatchers|
|Joe McKinney and Thomas R. Burman||The Manitou|
|Stan Winston||The Wiz|
|William J. Tuttle||Love at First Bite|
|Tom Savini||Dawn of the Dead|
|Fred B. Phillips, Janna Phillips and Ve Neill||Star Trek: The Motion Picture|