66th Annual ACE Eddie Award Nominations – Say Hello to ‘Sicario’ and ‘Joy’

sicario_movie-BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (DRAMATIC):

  • Mad Max: Fury Road
    Margaret Sixel
  • The Martian
    Pietro Scalia, ACE
  • The Revenant
    Stephen Mirrione, ACE
  • Sicario
    Joe Walker, ACE
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens
    Maryann Brandon, ACE & Mary Jo Markey, ACE

BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (COMEDY):

  • Ant-Man
    Dan Lebental, ACE & Colby Parker, Jr., ACE
  • The Big Short
    Hank Corwin, ACE
  • Joy
    Jay Cassidy, ACE, Alan Baumgarten, ACE, 
Christopher Tellefsen, ACE & Tom Cross, ACE
  • Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
    David Trachtenberg
  • Trainwreck
    William Kerr, ACE & Paul Zucker

BEST EDITED ANIMATED FEATURE FILM:

  • Anomalisa
    Garret Elkins
  • Inside Out
    Kevin Nolting, ACE
  • The Good Dinosaur
    Stephen Schaffer, ACE

BEST EDITED DOCUMENTARY (FEATURE):

  • Amy
    Chris King
  • Cobain: Montage of Heck
    Joe Beshenkovsky & Brett Morgen
  • Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief
    Andy GrieveHe Named Me Malala
    Greg Finton, ACE, Brian Johnson & Brad Fuller
  • The Wrecking Crew
    Claire Scanlon

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
    Nick Paley
  • Silicon Valley: Two Days of the Condor
    Brian Merken, ACE
  • Veep: Election Night
    Gary Dollner

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”
    Tom Wilson

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

  • Game of Thrones: “The Dance of Dragons”
    Katie Weiland
  • Game of Thrones: “Hardhome”
    Tim Porter
  • 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:

  • Bessie
    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)
    William Turro

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

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Universal City, CA, Jan. 4 – 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.

Final Ballots will be mailed on January 8 and voting ends on January 20. The Blue Ribbon screenings where judging for all television categories and the documentary film category take place January 17. Projects in the aforementioned categories are viewed and judged by committees comprised of professional editors (all ACE members). All 800+ ACE members vote during the final balloting of the ACE Eddies, including active members, life members, affiliate members and honorary members.

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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 (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.