|62nd Annual ACE Career Achievement Honorees||62nd Annual Presenters Announcement||Alexander Payne Golden Eddie Release||Nominees For The 62nd Annual ACE Eddie Awards||Patton Oswalt Hosting ACE Eddie Awards|
Beverly Hills, February 18 â€“ â€œThe Descendants,â€ (edited by Kevin Tent, A.C.E.) and â€œThe Artistâ€ (edited by Anne-Sophie Bion & Michel Hazanavicius) won Best Edited Feature Film (Drama) and Best Edited Feature Film (Comedy or Musical) respectively at the 62ndÂ Annual ACE Eddie Awards tonight where trophies were handed out in nine (9) categories of film, television and documentaries.Â Â The black-tie ceremony was held in the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel with over 1,000 in attendance to celebrate the yearâ€™s best editing.Â Â â€œRangoâ€ (edited by Craig Wood, A.C.E.) won Best Edited Animated Feature Film and â€œFreedom Ridersâ€Â (edited by Lewis Erskine & Aljernon Tunsil ) won Best Edited Documentary.Â Television winners included â€Curb Your Enthusiasm – Palestinian Chickenâ€ (edited by Steven Rasch, A.C.E.) for Best Edited Half-Hour Series for Television, â€œBreaking Bad â€“ Face Offâ€ (edited by Skip MacDonald) for Best Edited One-Hour Series for Commercial television, Â â€œHomeland â€“ Pilotâ€ (edited by Jordan Goldman and David Latham) for Best Edited One-Hour Series for Non-Commercial Television, â€œCinema Veriteâ€ (edited by Sarah Flack, A.C.E. and Robert Pulcini) for Best Edited Miniseries or Motion Picture for Television, and â€œAnthony Bourdain – No Reservations Haitiâ€ (edited by Eric Lasby) for Best Edited Reality Series.
The Student Editing Competition winner was Eric Kench of Video Symphony who beat out hundreds of competitors from film schools and universities around the country. Â Esteemed film editor Anne V. Coates, A.C.E. presented the ACE Eddie Award to the winner.
Alexander Payne received the ACE Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year honor presented to him by Reese Witherspoon and his editor on â€œThe Descendantsâ€ and several other past projects, Kevin Tent, A.C.E..Â Lifetime Career Achievement Awards went to industry veterans Joel Cox, A.C.E. and Doug Ibold, A.C.E. presented by industry luminaries Clint Eastwood and Dick Wolf respectively.Â Their careers were highlighted with clip reels and praise from friends and colleagues during the affair. The evening was presided over by ACE President Randy Roberts, A.C.E.Â Serving as Master of Ceremonies was actor and comedian Patton Oswalt.Â Â This was a repeat performance for Oswalt who hosted the ACE Eddies once before.
Other presenters included an all-star line up including Laurie Holden from the hit AMC series â€œThe Walking Dead,â€ actor Kyle Chandler (â€œFriday Night Lights,â€ â€œSuper 8â€), Erika Christensen (â€œParenthoodâ€), Robert Forster and Matthew Lillard (â€œThe Descendantsâ€), Penelope Ann Miller and Missi Pyle (â€œThe Artistâ€), Donald Faison (â€œThe Exesâ€), Hannah Simone (â€œNew Girlâ€), Jonathan Silverman and Jennifer Finnigan (â€œBetter With Youâ€).Â Special guests included Judy Greer from â€œThe Descendants,â€ there to support her director Alexander Payne.
A full list of winners follows:
WINNERS FOR 62nd ANNUAL ACE EDDIE AWARDS
BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (DRAMATIC):
Kevin Tent, A.C.E.
BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (COMEDY OR MUSICAL):
Anne-Sophie Bion & Michel Hazanavicius
BEST EDITED ANIMATED FEATURE FILM:
Craig Wood, A.C.E.
BEST EDITED HALF-HOUR SERIES FOR TELEVISION:
Curb Your Enthusiasm: â€œPalestinian Chickenâ€
Steven Rasch, A.C.E.
BEST EDITED ONE-HOUR SERIES FOR COMMERCIAL TELEVISION:
Breaking Bad: â€œFace Offâ€
BEST EDITED ONE-HOUR SERIES FOR NON-COMMERCIAL TELEVISION:
Jordan Goldman & David Latham
BEST EDITED MINISERIES OR MOTION PICTURE FOR TELEVISION:
Sarah Flack, A.C.E. & Robert Pulcini
BEST EDITED DOCUMENTARY:â€¨Freedom Riders
Lewis Erskine & Aljernon Tunsil
BEST EDITED REALITY SERIES:
Anthony Bourdain – No Reservations: â€œHaitiâ€
Eric Kench â€“ Video Symphony
AMERICAN CINEMA EDITORS
AMERICAN CINEMA EDITORS (ACE) is an honorary society of motion picture editors founded in 1950.Â 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;Â to increase the entertainment value of motion pictures by attaining artistic pre-eminence and scientific achievement in the creative art of editing;Â 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 (a weekend editing festival in the summer), Invisible Art/Visible Artists (annual panel of OscarÂ® nominated editors), and the ACE Eddie Awards, now in its 60th year, recognizing outstanding editing in nine categories of film, television and documentaries. The organization publishes a quarterly magazine, CinemaEditor, highlighting the art, craft and business of editing and editors.
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