'Descendants,' 'Tattoo,' 'Moneyball,' 'Hugo' among contenders
ACE opted for high-profile contenders as it unveiled 13 films in three categories Monday for its top feature film awards. Winners will be announced Feb. 18 in ceremonies at the Beverly Hilton. Kahn, longtime editor for Steven Spielberg’s films, was joined in the dramatic category by Kevin Tent for “The Descendants,” Angus Wall for “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” Thelma Schoonmaker for “Hugo” and Christopher Tellefsen for “Moneyball.” In the comedy-musical category, ACE selected Anne-Sophie Bion and Michel Hazanavicius for “The Artist,” William Kerr and Michael L. Sale for “Bridesmaids,” Alisa Lepselter for “Midnight in Paris,” Adam Recht for “My Week With Marilyn” and Dana E. Glauberman for “Young Adult.” In addition to Kahn’s nom for “Tintin” in the animated category, ACE also named Eric Dapkewicz for “Puss in Boots” and Craig Wood for “Rango.” BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (DRAMATIC): The Descendants Kevin Tent, A.C.E. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Angus Wall, A.C.E. & Kirk Baxter, A.C.E. Hugo Thelma Schoonmaker, A.C.E. Moneyball Christopher Tellefsen, A.C.E. War Horse Michael Kahn, A.C.E. BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (COMEDY OR MUSICAL): The Artist Anne-Sophie Bion & Michel Hazanavicius Bridesmaids William Kerr & Michael L. Sale Midnight in Paris Alisa Lepselter My Week with Marilyn Adam Recht Young Adult Dana E. Glauberman, A.C.E. BEST EDITED ANIMATED FEATURE FILM: The Adventures of Tintin Michael Kahn, A.C.E. Puss in Boots Eric Dapkewicz Rango Craig Wood, A.C.E. BEST EDITED HALF-HOUR SERIES FOR TELEVISION: Curb Your Enthusiasm: “Mister Softee” Roger Nygard Curb Your Enthusiasm: “Palestinian Chicken” Steven Rasch, A.C.E. Modern Family: “Express Christmas” Steven Rasch, A.C.E. BEST EDITED ONE-HOUR SERIES FOR COMMERCIAL TELEVISION: Breaking Bad: “End Times” Kelley Dixon Breaking Bad: “Face Off” Skip MacDonald Friday Night Lights: “Always” Angela M. Catanzaro The Good Wife: “Real Deal” Hibah Frisina, A.C.E. The Walking Dead: “Save the Last One” Hunter Via, A.C.E. BEST EDITED ONE-HOUR SERIES FOR NON-COMMERCIAL TELEVISION: Boardwalk Empire: “To the Lost” Tim Streeto Game of Thrones: “Baelor” Frances Parker, A.C.E. Homeland: “Pilot” Jordan Goldman, David Latham BEST EDITED MINISERIES OR MOTION PICTURE FOR TELEVISION: Cinema Verite Sarah Flack, A.C.E. & Robert Pulcini Downton Abbey, Episode 1.1 John Wilson, A.C.E. Mildred Pierce, Part 1 Affonso Gonçalves & Camilla Toniolo BEST EDITED DOCUMENTARY: Cave of Forgotten Dreams Joe Bini & Maya Hawke Freedom Riders Lewis Erskine & Aljernon Tunsil George Harrison: Living in the Material World David Tedeschi BEST EDITED REALITY SERIES: Anthony Bourdain – No Reservations: “Haiti” Eric Lasby Beyond Scared Straight : “Chowchilla” Rob Goubeaux, A.C.E., Paul J. Coyne, A.C.E., Heather Abell, Audrey Capotosta, Maura Corey, Jeremy Gantz & Molly Shock Whale Wars: “Race to Save Lives” Eric Myerson, Pete Ritchie & Josh Crockett
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