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ACE Eddie winners – Boyhood, Lego Movie, Grand Budapest Hotel

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BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (DRAMATIC) – Boyhood, Sandra Adair. BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (COMEDY OR MUSICAL) – The Grand Budapest Hotel, Barney Pilling BEST EDITED ANIMATED FEATURE FILM – The Lego Movie, David Burrows & Chris McKay BEST EDITED DOCUMENTARY (FEATURE)
 – Citizenfour, Mathilde Bonnefoy BEST EDITED DOCUMENTARY (TELEVISION) – The ...

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American Cinema Editors announce nominees

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BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (DRAMATIC): TIE! American Sniper Joel Cox, ACE & Gary Roach, ACE Boyhood Sandra Adair, ACE Gone Girl Kirk Baxter, ACE The Imitation Game William Goldenberg, ACE Nightcrawler John Gilroy, ACE Whiplash Tom Cross BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (COMEDY OR MUSICAL): Birdman Douglas Crise & Stephen Mirrione, ...

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Captain Philips, American Hustle win ACE Eddie Awards

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Best Edited Feature Drama Captain Philips, Christopher Rouse Best Edited Feature Comedy/Musical American Hustle Jay Cassidy, A.C.E., Crispin Struthers & Alan Baumgarten Best Edited Animated Feature Frozen, Jeff Draheim Best Edited Documentary 20 Feet from Stardom, Douglas Blush, Kevin Klauber & Jason Zeldes Golden Eddie Award Paul Greengrass Best Edited ...

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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 ...

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Ace Eddie Preview

Tomorrow, the Editors Guild announce their nominees.  The Eddie is so intertwined with Best Picture that it’s nearly impossible to win without having an Eddie nod.  The editors nomination at the Oscars is also crucial to the Best Picture win, almost even more than director (not quite) or screenplay. Predictions ...

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Argo and Silver Linings win Ace Eddies, Les Mis and Brave take Cinema Audio Society awards

ACE Eddie Winners: ARGO, Best Edited Feature Drama, William Goldenberg SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK, Best Edited Feature Comedy, Jay Cassidy, Crispin Struthers SEARCHING FOR SUGAR MAN, Best Edited Documentary, Malik Bendjelloul BRAVE, Best Edited Animated Feature, Nicholas C. Smith CAS Winners: Les Miserables – Sound Mixing, Live Action Brave – Sound ...

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Ace Eddie Nominees!

NOMINEES FOR 62nd ANNUAL ACE EDDIE AWARDS BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (DRAMATIC): The Descendants Kevin Tent, A.C.E. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Angus Wall, A.C.E. & Kirk Baxter, A.C.E. Hugo Thelma Schoonmaker, A.C.E. Moneyball Christopher Tellefsen, A.C.E. War Horse Michael Kahn, A.C.E.   BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (COMEDY OR MUSICAL): ...

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ACE Eddie nominees!

BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (DRAMATIC): Black Swan, Andrew Weisblum, A.C.E. The Fighter, Pamela Martin Inception, Lee Smith, A.C.E. The King’s Speech, Tariq Anwar The Social Network, Angus Wall, A.C.E. & Kirk Baxter BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (COMEDY OR MUSICAL): Alice in Wonderland, Chris Lebenzon, A.C.E. Easy A, Susan Littenberg The ...

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RIP Dede Allen

The editing master, Dede Allen, has passed way at 86 years old. In an obit in the LA Times, Bonnie and Clyde director Arthur Penn said of Allen: “She was just an extraordinary collaborator, and in the course of editing that film, I came to develop confidence in Dede … ...

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Stats Favor The Hurt Locker

Reader David Hanks sent in this bit of detective work, from davidhanks.com/dhformula.html History will be made regardless of who wins – but here is another group of stats to consider. The big change this year is the preferential ballot and the ten nominees for Best Picture. Nonetheless– When the Director’s ...

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The Hurt Locker Tops Ace Eddie Awards

Best Editing, Drama: The Hurt Locker Best Editing, Comedy: The Hangover Best Editing, Documentary: The Cove Best Editing, Animated Feature: Up Best Editing, Miniseries: Grey Gardens Best Editing, Drama Series: Dexter Best Editing, Comedy Series: 30 Rock Waiting on the American Cinema Editors Guild to announce their big winners for ...

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Ace Eddie Preview

The American Cinema Editor (ACE) will hand out their awards this weekend. The ACE Eddie is the right up there with the SAG ensemble for being kind of a barometer of overall Academy taste.¬† What I’ve found in looking over ACE vs. Oscar history is that the nominees for editing ...

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Only One Film

It’s worth noting, at this stage of the game, that only one film has hit every marker necessary to win Best Picture. Does that mean that The Hurt Locker is the only film that can win Best Picture? No. Most are predicting that Avatar will win the Golden Globe for ...

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Cat by Cat Part Two

Where did we leave off? I think we’d gotten through Screenplay. Now we’re on to the more important categories. Just kidding. How can you tell a true Oscar watcher from a fair weather one? The true Oscar watcher really cares about who will win Sound Effects Editing. Best Editing Frost/Nixon ...

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Slumdog About to Make History

Reader Andrew points out: Slumdog is making history here. What are the only 2 other movies to win Golden Globe (Best Picture- Drama), Critics Choice, SAG ensemble, PGA and DGA??? Answer: Lord of the Rings Return of the King and American Beauty, both of which also won BAFTA. Chicago won ...

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