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Nominees Announced For The 68th Annual ACE Eddie Awards Recognizing The Best Editing Of The Year In Film, Television And Documentaries
- Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018
Complete Nominees List; Winners will be announced at the 68th Annual ACE Eddie Awards presented by American Cinema Editors on January 26th
Universal City, CA
American Cinema Editors (ACE) today announced nominations for the 68th 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 26, 2018 in the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel and will be presided over by ACE President, Stephen Rivkin, ACE.
NOMINEES FOR 68th ANNUAL ACE EDDIE AWARDS
BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (DRAMATIC):
Blade Runner 2049
Joe Walker, ACE
Lee Smith, ACE
Alan Baumgarten, ACE, Josh Schaeffer & Elliot Graham, ACE
Michael Kahn, ACE & Sarah Broshar
The Shape of Water
Sidney Wolinsky, ACE
BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (COMEDY):
Jonathan Amos, ACE & Paul Machliss, ACE
Tatiana S. Riegel, ACE
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Jon Gregory, ACE
BEST EDITED ANIMATED FEATURE FILM:
Despicable Me 3
The Lego Batman Movie
David Burrows, ACE, Matt Villa & John Venzon, ACE
BEST EDITED DOCUMENTARY (FEATURE):
Cries From Syria
Aaron I. Butler
Joe Beshenkovsky, ACE, Will Znidaric, Brett Morgen
Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold
TJ Martin, Scott Stevenson, Dan Lindsay
BEST EDITED DOCUMENTARY (SMALL SCREEN):
The Defiant Ones – Part 1
Lasse Järvi, Doug Pray
Five Came Back: The Price of Victory
The Nineties - Can We All Get Along?
Inbal Lessner, ACE
Rolling Stone: Stories from the Edge - 01
Ben Sozanski, ACE, Geeta Gandbhir; Andy Grieve, ACE
BEST EDITED COMEDY SERIES FOR COMMERCIAL TELEVISION:
John Peter Bernardo, Jamie Pedroza
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: “Josh’s Ex-Girlfriend Wants Revenge”
Kabir Akhtar, ACE & Kyla Plewes
Heather Capps, Ali Greer, Jordan Kim
Will & Grace: “Grandpa Jack”
BEST EDITED COMEDY SERIES FOR NON-COMMERCIAL TELEVISION:
Curb Your Enthusiasm: “Fatwa!”
Steven Rasch, ACE
Curb Your Enthusiasm: “The Shucker”
Jonathan Corn, ACE
William Turro, ACE
Roger Nygard, ACE & Gennady Fridman
BEST EDITED DRAMA SERIES FOR COMMERCIAL TELEVISION:
Better Call Saul: “Chicanery”
Skip Macdonald, ACE
Better Call Saul: "Witness"
Kelley Dixon, ACE & Skip Macdonald, ACE
Henk Van Eeghen, ACE
Fargo: “Who Rules the Land of Denial”
Andrew Seklir, ACE
BEST EDITED DRAMA SERIES FOR NON-COMMERCIAL TELEVISION:
Big Little Lies: "You Get What You Need"
Game of Thrones: "Beyond the Wall"
Tim Porter, ACE
The Handmaid’s Tale: "Offred"
Julian Clarke, ACE & Wendy Hallam Martin
Stranger Things: "The Gate"
Kevin D. Ross, ACE
BEST EDITED MINISERIES OR MOTION PICTURE FOR TELEVISION:
Adam Penn, ACE & Ken Ramos
Genius: Einstein “Chapter One”
James D. Wilcox
The Wizard of Lies
BEST EDITED NON-SCRIPTED SERIES:
Deadliest Catch: “Lost at Sea”
Rob Butler, ACE & Ben Bulatao, ACE
Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath: “The Perfect Scientology Family”
Reggie Spangler, Ben Simoff, Kevin Hibbard & Vince Oresman
VICE News Tonight: “Charlottesville: Race & Terror”
Tim Clancy, Cameron Dennis, John Chimples & Denny Thomas
Final Ballots will be mailed on January 5 and voting ends on January 18. The Blue Ribbon screenings where judging for all television categories and the documentary film category take place January 14. Projects in the aforementioned categories are viewed and judged by committees comprised of professional editors (all ACE members). All 950+ ACE members vote during the final balloting of the ACE Eddies, including active members, life members,
affiliate members and honorary members.
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 68th 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.