ACE Eddie Awards moved to March 5th
January 5, 2022

ACE Eddie Awards moved to March 5th

LOS ANGELES — American Cinema Editors ( has announced that its 72nd Annual ACE Eddie Awards will be held on Saturday, March 5th at the Theater at the ACE Hotel, with an after-party to be held at the historic Clifton’s Republic. The awards, which recognize outstanding editing in film and television, were  previously scheduled to be held on February 26th. 
“We are thrilled to be partnering with the Theater at the ACE Hotel for the 72nd Annual ACE Eddie Awards, with added safety precautions due to the recent spike of COVID numbers,” states ACE executive director Jenni McCormick. “We are planning for a 50 percent capacity in-person event, as the safety of all attendees is of the utmost importance to us. We are monitoring the situation and should we deem it necessary, we are prepared to make the Eddies completely virtual this year. We are also working alongside our counterparts at the Art Directors Guild to avoid any overlap in our ceremonies.”

Eligibility dates remain the same. Television programming must have aired between January 1st and December 31st, 2021. Films must have be released between March 1st and December 31st. Submissions are now open, and the deadline close is January 10th. 

The ACE Eddie Awards honor winners for outstanding editing in 14 categories of film and television. The following is a full list of categories:

Best Edited Feature Film (Dramatic) 
Best Edited Feature Film (Comedy) 
Best Edited Animated Feature Film 
Best Edited Animated Series
Best Edited Documentary (Feature)
Best Edited Documentary (Non-Theatrical) 
Best Editing of a Variety Talk/Sketch Show or Special 
Best Edited Multi-Camera Comedy Series 
Best Edited Single-Camera Comedy Series 
Best Edited Drama Series 
Best Edited Limited Series 
Best Edited Motion Picture (Non-Theatrical) 
Best Edited Non-Scripted Series 
Anne V. Coates Award for Student Editing