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ACE Eddie Nominations!

NOMINEES FOR 64th ANNUAL ACE EDDIE AWARDS

BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (DRAMATIC):

  • 12 Years a Slave, Joe Walker
  • Captain Phillips, Chris Rouse, A.C.E.
  • Gravity, Alfonso Cuarón & Mark Sanger
  • Her, Eric Zumbrunnen, A.C.E. & Jeff Buchanan
  • Saving Mr. Banks, Mark Livolsi, A.C.E.

BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (COMEDY OR MUSICAL):

  • American Hustle, Jay Cassidy, A.C.E., Crispin Struthers & Alan Baumgarten, A.C.E.  
  • August: Osage County, Stephen Mirrione, A.C.E.
  •  Inside Llewyn Davis, Roderick Jaynes
  • Nebraska, Kevin Tent, A.C.E.
  • The Wolf of Wall Street, Thelma Schoonmaker, A.C.E.

BEST EDITED ANIMATED FEATURE FILM:

  • Despicable Me 2, Gregory Perler, A.C.E
  • Frozen, Jeff Draheim
  • Monsters University,  Greg Snyder

BEST EDITED DOCUMENTARY (FEATURE):

  • 20 Feet from Stardom, Douglas Blush, Kevin Klauber & Jason Ze
  • Blackfish, Eli Despres
  • Tim’s Vermeer, Patrick Sheffield

BEST EDITED DOCUMENTARY (TELEVISION):

  • American Masters: Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train a Comin’, Stephen Ellis, Gordon Mason & Phil McDonald
  •  American Winter, Aaron I. Butler
  • The Assassination of President Kennedy, Chris A. Peterson

BEST EDITED HALF-HOUR SERIES FOR TELEVISION:

  • 30 Rock: “Hogcock! / Last Lunch”, Meg Reticker / Ken Eluto, A.C.E.
  • Arrested Development: “Flight of the Phoenix”, Kabir Akhtar & A.J. Dickerson
  • The Office: “Finale”, David Rogers & Claire Scanlon

BEST EDITED ONE-HOUR SERIES FOR COMMERCIAL TELEVISION:

  • Breaking Bad: “Buried”, Skip MacDonald A.C.E. & Sharidan Williams-Sotelo
  • Breaking Bad: “Felina”, Skip MacDonald A.C.E.
  • Breaking Bad: “Granite State”, Kelley Dixon, A.C.E. & Chris McCaleb
  • Breaking Bad: “Ozymandias”, Skip MacDonald A.C.E.
  • The Good Wife: “Hitting the Fan”, Scott Vickrey, A.C.E.

BEST EDITED ONE-HOUR SERIES FOR NON-COMMERCIAL TELEVISION:

  • Game of Thrones: “The Rains of Castamere”, Oral Norrie Ottey
  • Homeland: “Big Man in Tehran” , Terry Kelley, A.C.E.
  • House of Cards: “Chapter 1”, Kirk Baxter, A.C.E.

BEST EDITED MINISERIES OR MOTION PICTURE FOR TELEVISION:

  • American Horror Story: Asylum: “The Name Game”, Stewart Schill, A.C.E.
  • Behind the Candelabra, Mary Ann Bernard
  • Phil Spector, Barbara Tulliver, A.C.E.          

BEST EDITED NON-SCRIPTED SERIES:

  • Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown: Tokyo, Nick Brigden
  • Beyond Scared Straight: “The Return of Hustle Man”, Rob Goubeaux, A.C.E., Mark S. Andrew, A.C.E., Paul J. Coyne, A.C.E., Jennifer Nelson, Martin Skibosh, Trevor Campbell
  • Deadliest Catch: “Mutiny on the Bering Sea”, Josh Earl, A.C.E.  Alex Durham, Rob Butler

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American Cinema Editors (ACE) today announced nominations for the 64th Annual ACE Eddie Awards recognizing outstanding editing in ten categories of film, television and documentaries. Winners will be revealed during ACE’s annual black-tie awards ceremony on Friday, February 7, 2014 in the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel.  Next week ACE will announce the Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year honoree and two Career Achievement honorees.

Final Ballots will be mailed on January 13 and voting ends on January 29.  The Blue Ribbon panels where judging for all television categories and the documentary film category take place January 26.  Projects in the aforementioned categories are viewed and judged by panels comprised of professional editors (all ACE members).  All 700+ ACE members vote during the final balloting of the ACE Eddies, including active members, life members, affiliate members and honorary members.

The ACE Eddie Awards is considered an integral precursor to the Oscars®.  No film has won Best Picture at the Oscars® without also having received at least a Best Editing nomination since ORDINARY PEOPLE in 1981.  Since the ACE membership boasts a very high crossover within its membership of Academy® members, it represents a very accurate bellwether for the eventual Oscar® outcome. 

About American Cinema Editors

AMERICAN CINEMA EDITORS (ACE) is an honorary society of motion picture editors founded in 1950.  Film editors are voted into membership on the basis of their professional achievements, their dedication to the education of others and their commitment to the craft of editing.     

The objectives and purposes of the AMERICAN CINEMA EDITORS are to advance the art and science of the editing profession; to increase the entertainment value of motion pictures by attaining artistic pre-eminence and scientific achievement in the creative art of editing; to bring into close alliance those editors who desire to advance the prestige and dignity of the editing profession

ACE produces several annual events including EditFest (a bicoastal editing festival), Invisible Art/Visible Artists (annual panel of Oscar® nominated editors), and the ACE Eddie Awards, now in its 64th year, recognizing outstanding editing in ten categories of film, television and documentaries.

The organization publishes a quarterly magazine, CinemaEditor, highlighting the art, craft and business of editing and editors.