Friday, January 14, 2011
American Cinema Editors (ACE) has announced its nominees for the 61st annual ACE Eddie Awards in film, television and documentaries. The five nominees for Best Edited Feature Film - Dramatic are Black Swan, The Fighter, Inception, The King's Speech and The Social Network. Astoundingly, the brilliantly edited 127 Hours was not selected as a nominee. Nor were other contenders such as True Grit.
They also have a separate Comedy or Musical category for feature films. The nominees for comedy/musical are Alice in Wonderland, Easy A, The Kids Are All Right, Made in Dagenham and Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World. The three Animated Feature nominees are Despicable Me, How To Train Your Dragon and Toy Story 3. On the Documentary division, they chose Exit Through the Gift Shop, Inside Joband Waiting For "Superman" as their nominees.
Writer-director Christopher Nolan has been selected to receive the ACE Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year Award. ACE will announce two career achievement honourees next week.
Last year's feature film winners were The Hurt Locker, The Hangover, Up and The Cove.
On the television side, the nominees for Miniseries or Motion Picture for Television were Boardwalk Empire, Dexter and Treme. For One-Hour Series, they selected Breaking Bad, Friday Night Lights, Glee, The Good Wife and The Walking Dead.
The 61st annual ACE awards ceremony takes place on Feb. 19 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
Complete list of nominees for the 61st annual American Cinema Editors (A.C.E.) Eddie Awards
BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (DRAMATIC):
Andrew Weisblum, A.C.E.
Lee Smith, A.C.E.
The King's Speech
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.
The Kids Are All Right
Jeffrey M. Werner
Made in Dagenham
Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World
Jonathan Amos & Paul Machliss
BEST EDITED ANIMATED FEATURE FILM:
Gregory Perler & Pam Ziegenhagen
How To Train Your Dragon
Maryann Brandon, A.C.E. & Darren T. Holmes, A.C.E.
Toy Story 3
Ken Schretzmann & Lee Unkrich, A.C.E.
BEST EDITED HALF-HOUR SERIES FOR TELEVISION:
The Big C: "Pilot"
Brian A. Kates, A.C.E.
Modern Family: "Family Portrait"
Nurse Jackie: "Years of Service"
BEST EDITED ONE-HOUR SERIES FOR COMMERCIAL TELEVISION:
Breaking Bad: "Sunset"
Friday Night Lights: "I Can't"
Mark Conte, A.C.E.
Bradley Buecker, Doc Crotzer, Joe Leonard & John Roberts
The Good Wife: "Running"
Scott Vickrey, A.C.E.
The Walking Dead: "Days Gone Bye"
BEST EDITED ONE-HOUR SERIES FOR NON-COMMERCIAL TELEVISION:
Boardwalk Empire: "Pilot"
Sidney Wolinsky, A.C.E.
Dexter: "Take It!"
Louis Cioffi, A.C.E.
Treme: "Do You Know What it Means"
Kate Sanford, A.C.E. & Alexander Hall
BEST EDITED MINISERIES OR MOTION PICTURE FOR TELEVISION:
The Pacific: "Okinawa"
Marta Evry, A.C.E. & Alan Cody, A.C.E.
Leo Trombetta, A.C.E.
You Don't Know Jack
BEST EDITED DOCUMENTARY:
Exit Through the Gift Shop
Tom Fulford & Chris King
Chad Beck & Adam Bolt
Waiting For "Superman"
Jay Cassidy, A.C.E., Greg Finton & Kim Roberts
BEST EDITED REALITY SERIES:
The Deadliest Catch: "Redemption Day"
Kelly Coskran & Josh Earl
If You Really Knew Me: "Colusa High"
Rob Goubeau, Jeremy Gantz, Hilary Scratch, Ken Yankee, Mark S. Andrew, A.C.E., Heather Miglin, John Skaare & Paul J. Coyne
Whale Wars 3: "Vendetta"
Yvette Mangassarian-Amirian, Eric Myerson, Michael Caballero, David Michael Maurer & Edward Salier, A.C.E.