“Captain Phillips,” “American Hustle” and “Frozen” took top honors among narrative features as the American Cinema Editors handed out the ACE Eddie Awards Friday evening. “Captain Phillips” and its…
Ace Eddie Awards
Robert C. Jones got out of high school in the 1950s without a plan. "I was drifting around," he says. "I had no idea what I wanted to do." His father was an editor and asked if he wanted to try that…
For two-time ACE Eddie winner Richard Halsey, three rules govern his work: be organized, trust your instincts and always tell the truth. "Rule number three is the hardest," Halsey says. "It has a lot…
With all due respect to Godard, who declared, "Every cut is a lie," Paul Greengrass has pioneered a style that relies on editing to bring audiences closer to reality than any other studio director…
"Captain Phillips" director Paul Greengrass will be feted by the American Cinema Editors with its filmmaker of the year award. The Golden Eddie will be presented at the 64th Annual ACE Eddie Awards…
"Argo" and "Silver Linings Playbook" won film honors for editing in drama and comedy/musical, respectively, at the 63rd annual ACE Eddie Awards on Saturday at the Beverly Hilton.
"The main thing Larry Silk communicated to people was an excitement about this craft," says Geof Bartz.
Precise choreography earns Steven Spielberg kudo from editors
Over the past 10 years, members of American Cinema Editors society and Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voters have shared winners for excellence in film editing in all but a few cases.
"There's no romantic story" behind his start in film editing, Richard Marks says. "I was running film cans around New York. People would order 600 prints of a commercial, and part of my job was to…
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