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American Cinema Editors (ACE) To Present The 72nd Annual ACE Eddie Awards in a Live Ceremony at the Brand-New Academy Museum on Saturday, February 26, 2022
- Tuesday, Jul. 27, 2021
The ACE Eddie Awards annually recognizes outstanding editing in film and television in 14 competitive categories and bestows honorary awards to two career achievement honorees and the Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year
American Cinema Editors (ACE) announced today that the 72nd Annual ACE Eddie Awards, recognizing outstanding editing in film and television, will be held on Saturday, February 26, 2022. The event will be held at the brand-new Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles. ACE is planning an in-person, black-tie affair adhering to all COVID safety protocols. The 71st Annual ACE Eddie Awards took place in a virtual ceremony due to the pandemic. “We are so pleased to bring our ceremony to the newly minted Academy Museum and celebrate the incredible achievements in film and TV editing of the year in a one-of-a-kind environment that celebrates the history of cinema,” stated ACE president Kevin Tent, ACE. “We are looking forward to celebrating in person but will, of course, continue to watch the COVID situation very closely and adjust as needed.”
The awards ceremony will unveil winners for outstanding editing in 14 categories of film and television including:
- Best Edited Feature Film (Dramatic)
- Best Edited Feature Film (Comedy)
- Best Edited Animated Feature Film
- Best Edited Animated Series (Non-Theatrical)
- Best Edited Documentary (Feature)
- Best Edited Documentary (Non-Theatrical)
- Best Edited Variety Talk/Sketch Show or Special
- Best Edited Comedy Series for Commercial Television
- Best Edited Comedy Series for Non-Commercial Television
- Best Edited Drama Series for Commercial Television
- Best Edited Drama Series for Non-Commercial Television
- Best Edited Miniseries or Motion Picture for Television
- Best Edited Non-Scripted Series
- Anne V. Coates Award for Student Editing
Three special honors will be handed out that evening including two Career Achievement recipients presented to film editors of outstanding merit and the Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year honor presented to a filmmaker who exemplifies distinguished achievement in the art and business of film. Honorary award recipients will be announced later this year.
Submission deadlines and film/TV eligibility dates will be announced soon. For more information, please visit the ACE web site.
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 preeminence 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 (the annual panel of Oscar® nominated editors), and the ACE Eddie Awards, now in its 73rd year, recognizing outstanding editing in 14 categories of film, television and documentaries. The organization publishes a quarterly magazine, CinemaEditor, highlighting the art, craft and business of editing and editors.