Paramount’s “Ghost,” Warner Bros.’ “Goodfellas” and Orion’s “Dances With Wolves” will vie for best edited feature film at the 41st annual American Cinema Editors’ ACE Awards March 9 at the Beverly Hilton.
The nominees are Walter Murch for “Ghost,” Thelma Schoonmaker for “Goodfellas” and Neil Travis for “Dances With Wolves.”
“L.A. Law” received two of the five nominations for best edited episode of a television series. In contention are Paul Dixon and Mervyn Dayan, who cut “The Last Gasp” segment of “L.A. Law,” and Jonathan Pontell, who edited the “God Rest Ye Murray Soul” segment.
Dann Cahn is nominated for the pilot of “DEA,” and Jo Ann Fogel for the pilot of the ill-fated “Cop Rock.” Dennis C. Vejar was nominated for the “Good bye” seg of “The Wonder Years.”
Vying in the docu category are three PBS entries: Paul Barnes, Bruce Shaw and Tricia Reidy for Ken Burns’ “The Civil War – Episode 9”; Barry Nye, for “Journey To The Forgotten River”; and Debra Peretz for “Edward R. Murrow – This Reporter.”
Nominated for best edited episode from a miniseries are Christopher Cooke and James Galloway Jr. for NBC’s “Blind Faith, Part II”; Robert K. Lambert for HBO’s “Women And Men: Stories Of Seduction – Hills Like White Elephants”; and Robert Shugrue and David Blangsted for “It,” aired by ABC.
Nominees in tv special category are Robert Floria, NBC’s “Hiroshima: Out Of The Ashes”; Harvey Rosenstock for CBS’ “A Killing In A Small Town”; and Eric Sears and Bob Wyman for TNT’s “The Court Martial Of Jackie Robinson.”