- Monday, Jan. 4, 2016
American Cinema Editors (ACE) today announced nominations for the 66th 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, January 29, 2016 in the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel and will be presided over by ACE President, Alan Heim.
As previously announced, writer/director Nancy Meyers will receive the ACE Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year award. Two Career Achievement honorees will be announced later this week.
Mad Max: Fury Road
Pietro Scalia, ACE
Stephen Mirrione, ACE
Joe Walker, ACE
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Maryann Brandon, ACE & Mary Jo Markey, ACE
BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (COMEDY):
Dan Lebental, ACE & Colby Parker, Jr., ACE
The Big Short
Hank Corwin, ACE
Jay Cassidy, ACE, Alan Baumgarten, ACE, Christopher Tellefsen, ACE & Tom Cross, ACE
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
William Kerr, ACE & Paul Zucker
BEST EDITED ANIMATED FEATURE FILM:
Kevin Nolting, ACE
The Good Dinosaur
Stephen Schaffer, ACE
BEST EDITED DOCUMENTARY (FEATURE):
Cobain: Montage of Heck
Joe Beshenkovsky & Brett Morgen
Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief
He Named Me Malala
Greg Finton, ACE, Brian Johnson & Brad Fuller
The Wrecking Crew
BEST EDITED DOCUMENTARY (TELEVISION):
Keith Richards: Under the Influence
Joshua L. Pearson
The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst "Chapter 1"
Richard Hankin, ACE, Zac Stuart-Pontier, Caitlyn Greene, Shelby Siegel
The Seventies: The United State vs. Nixon
Chris A. Peterson, ACE
BEST EDITED HALF-HOUR SERIES FOR TELEVISION:
Inside Amy Schumer: 12 Angry Men
Silicon Valley: Two Days of the Condor
Brian Merken, ACE
Veep: Election Night
BEST EDITED ONE-HOUR SERIES FOR COMMERCIAL TELEVISION:
Better Call Saul: "Five-O"
Kelley Dixon, ACE
Better Call Saul: “Uno”
Skip Macdonald, ACE
Fargo: “Did You Do This? No, You Did It!”
Skip Macdonald, ACE & Curtis Thurber
The Good Wife: “Restrain”
Scott Vickrey, ACE
Mad Men: “Person to Person”
BEST EDITED ONE-HOUR SERIES FOR NON-COMMERCIAL TELEVISION:
Game of Thrones: "The Dance of Dragons"
Game of Thrones: "Hardhome"
Homeland: “The Tradition of Hospitality”
Harvey Rosenstock, ACE
House of Cards: “Chapter 39”
Lisa Bromwell, ACE
The Knick: “Wonderful Surprises”
Mary Ann Bernard
BEST EDITED LONGFORM (MINISERIES OR MOTION PICTURE) FOR TELEVISION:
Brian A. Kates, ACE
Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors
Maysie Hoy, ACE
Orange is the New Black: “Trust No Bitch” (90 minute episode)
BEST EDITED NON-SCRIPTED SERIES:
Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown: “Bay Area”
Hunter Gross, ACE
Deadliest Catch: “Zero Hour”
Josh Earl, ACE & Ben Bulatao
Whale Wars: “The Darkest Hour”
Eric Driscoll, Nik Jamgocyan, Chris Kirkpatrick, David Michael Maurer, ACE, Greg McDonald, Marcus Miller & Alexandria Scott
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 (an international editing festival), Invisible Art/Visible Artists (annual panel of Oscar® nominated editors), and the ACE Eddie Awards, now in its 66th 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.