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‘American Sniper,’ ‘Boyhood,’ ‘Gone Girl’ Among ACE Eddie Award Nominees (FULL LIST)

American Sniper,” “Boyhood,” “Gone Girl,” “The Imitation Game,” “Nightcrawler” and “Whiplash” are among the top film nominees for ACE Eddie honors as chosen by the American Cinema Editors.

The film drama category has six contenders this year due to a tie for only the second time in the history of the awards. Sandra Adair’s nomination for “Boyhood” covers footage shot during a 12-year period.

The winners will be announced Jan. 30 in a ceremony at the Beverly Hilton.

“Birdman,” “Guardians of the Galaxy,” “Into the Woods,” “Inherent Vice” and “Grand Budapest Hotel” took nominations in the comedy or musical category.

Ballots will be mailed Monday to ACE members with voting closing on Jan. 21.

“The ACE Eddie Awards is considered an integral precursor to the Oscars,” ACE noted Friday. “No film has won Best Picture at the Oscars without also having received at least a Best Editing nomination since ‘Ordinary People’ in 1981”

“Big Hero 6,” “Boxtrolls” and “The Lego Movie” scored noms in the animated category. “Citizenfour,” “Finding Vivian Maier” and “Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me” were tapped as documentary nominees.

Two episodes of HBO’s “True Detective” received noms in the one-hour series for non-commercial TV category along with a segment for Netflix’s “House of Cards.”

Half-hour commercial series nominations went to “Silicon Valley,” “Transparent” and “Veep” while one-hour commercial series nods were received by “24,” “Mad Men,” “Madame Secretary,” “Sherlock” and “The Good Wife.”

(Pictured: “American Sniper”)

Here’s the full list of ACE Eddie Award nominees:

NOMINEES FOR 65th ANNUAL ACE EDDIE AWARDS

BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (DRAMATIC): TIE!
American Sniper
Joel Cox, ACE & Gary Roach, ACE

Boyhood
Sandra Adair, ACE

Gone Girl
Kirk Baxter, ACE

The Imitation Game
William Goldenberg, ACE

Nightcrawler
John Gilroy, ACE

Whiplash
Tom Cross

BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (COMEDY OR MUSICAL):
Birdman
Douglas Crise & Stephen Mirrione, ACE

Guardians of the Galaxy
Fred Raskin, Hughes Winborne, ACE & Craig Wood, ACE

Into the Woods
Wyatt Smith

Inherent Vice
Leslie Jones, ACE

Grand Budapest Hotel
Barney Pilling

BEST EDITED ANIMATED FEATURE FILM:
Big Hero 6
Tim Mertens

The Boxtrolls
Edie Ichioka, ACE

Lego Movie
David Burrows & Chris McKay

BEST EDITED DOCUMENTARY (FEATURE):
Citizenfour
Mathilde Bonnefoy

Finding Vivian Maier
Aaron Wickenden

Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me
Elisa Bonora

BEST EDITED DOCUMENTARY (TELEVISION):
Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey: Standing Up in the Milky Way
John Duffy, ACE, Michael O’Halloran, Eric Lea

Pauly Shore Stands Alone
Troy Takaki, ACE & Joey Vigour

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History: Episode 3 / The Fire of Life
Erik Ewers

BEST EDITED HALF-HOUR SERIES FOR TELEVISION:
Silicon Valley: “Optimal Tip to Tip Efficiency”
Brian Merken & Tim Roche

Veep: “Special Relationship”
Anthony Boys

Transparent: Pilot
Catherine Haight

BEST EDITED ONE-HOUR SERIES FOR COMMERCIAL TELEVISION:
24: “10pm to 11am
Scott Powell, ACE

Mad Men: “Waterloo”
Christopher Gay

Madam Secretary: “Pilot”
Elena Maganini, ACE & Michael Ornstein, ACE

Sherlock: “His Last Vow”
Yan Miles

The Good Wife: “A Few Words”
Scott Vickrey, ACE

BEST EDITED ONE-HOUR SERIES FOR NON-COMMERCIAL TELEVISION:
True Detective: “Who Goes There”
Affonso Goncalves

True Detective: “The Secret Fate of All Life”
Alex Hall

House of Cards: “Chapter 14”
Byron Smith

BEST EDITED MINISERIES OR MOTION PICTURE FOR TELEVISION:
Fargo “Buridan’s Ass”
Regis Kimble

Olive Kitteridge: “A Different Road”
Jeffrey M. Werner, ACE

The Normal Heart
Adam Penn

BEST EDITED NON-SCRIPTED SERIES:
Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown: “Iran”
Hunter Gross

Deadliest Catch: “Lost At Sea”
Josh Earl, ACE & Johnny Bishop

Vice: “Greenland is Melting & Bonded Labor”
Joe Langford & Nick Carew

 

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