UNIVERSAL CITY, CA — American Cinema Editors (ACE) has announced the nominations for the 63rd Annual ACE Eddie Awards, which recognize outstanding editing in nine categories. Winners will be revealed during the organization’s annual awards ceremony on Saturday, February 16, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Actor/comedian David Cross (Arrested Development) will serve as the master of ceremonies that evening.
The following is the list of nominees. A tie in the Best Animated Feature Film category resulted in four nominees this year instead of three.
BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (DRAMATIC):
William Goldenberg, A.C.E.
Life of Pi
Tim Squyres, A.C.E.
Michael Kahn, A.C.E.
Stuart Baird, A.C.E.
Zero Dark Thirty
Dylan Tichenor, A.C.E. and William Goldenberg, A.C.E.
BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (COMEDY OR MUSICAL):
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Melanie Ann Oliver & Chris Dickens, A.C.E.
Andrew Weisblum, A.C.E.
Silver Linings Playbook
Jay Cassidy, A.C.E. & Crispin Struthers
Jeff Freeman, A.C.E.
BEST EDITED ANIMATED FEATURE FILM:
Nicolas C. Smith, A.C.E.
Chris Lebenzon, A.C.E. & Mark Solomon
Rise of the Guardians
BEST EDITED DOCUMENTARY (FEATURE):
Ron Fricke & Mark Magidson
Searching for Sugar Man
West of Memphis
BEST EDITED DOCUMENTARY (TELEVISION):
American Masters - Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune
Pamela Scott Arnold
The Dust Bowl - Episode 1: The Great Plow Up
The Weight of the Nation: Episode 1: Consequences
BEST EDITED HALF-HOUR SERIES FOR TELEVISION:
Robert Frazen, A.C.E. & Catherine Haight
Modern Family: “Mystery Date”
Nurse Jackie: “Handle Your Scandal”
BEST EDITED ONE-HOUR SERIES FOR COMMERCIAL TELEVISION:
Breaking Bad: “Dead Freight”
Skip Macdonald A.C.E.
Breaking Bad: “Gliding Over All”
Kelley Dixon, A.C.E.
Mad Men: “The Other Woman”
Andrew Weisblum, A.C.E.
BEST EDITED ONE-HOUR SERIES FOR NON-COMMERCIAL TELEVISION:
Homeland: “The Choice”
Terry Kelley, A.C.E.
Homeland: “State of Independence”
The Newsroom: “We Just Decided To (Pilot)”
Anne McCabe, A.C.E.
BEST EDITED MINISERIES OR MOTION PICTURE FOR TELEVISION:
Lucia Zucchetti, A.C.E.
Hatfields & McCoys, Part 1
Hemingway & Gellhorn
Walter Murch, A.C.E.
BEST EDITED NON-SCRIPTED SERIES:
Beyond Scared Straight : " Oklahoma County, OK - The Weight"
Rob Goubeaux, A.C.E., Mark Andrew, A.C.E., Paul J. Coyne, A.C.E., Mark Baum, Jeremy Gantz, Johnny Skaare, J.C. Solis & Ken Yankee
Frozen Planet: “Ends of the Earth”
Andy Netley & Sharon Gillooly
Deadliest Catch: “I Don't Want to Die”
Josh Earl, A.C.E. & Alex Durham
All 700-plius ACE members vote during the final balloting of the ACE Eddies, including active members, life members, affiliate members and honorary members.