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ACE Award Editing Nominees Include 'Zero Dark Thirty,' 'Argo,' Skyfall,' 'Lincoln,' 'Life Of Pi' & More

Photo of Kevin Jagernauth By Kevin Jagernauth | The Playlist January 11, 2013 at 11:13AM

So, the editing awards right? It's usually the part of the Oscar broadcast that for many is a good time to hit the bathroom, or refill on cheese dip, but to those who know their awards history, it's an important category. Usually, a nomination for Best Picture and Best Editing indicates a strong than usual shot to take the big prize, and winning the category, has often proven in the past to be the first step to victory at the end end of evening. And today, the American Cinema Editors (ACE) announced the nominations for the 63rd Annual ACE Eddie Awards, which could indicate where the votes go in February.
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Argo Zero Dark Thirty Skyfall Life Of Pi

So, the editing awards right? It's usually the part of the Oscar broadcast that for many is a good time to hit the bathroom, or refill on cheese dip, but to those who know their awards history, it's an important category. Usually, a nomination for Best Picture and Best Editing indicates a strong than usual shot to take the big prize, and winning the category, has often proven in the past to be the first step to victory at the end end of evening. And today, the American Cinema Editors (ACE) announced the nominations for the 63rd Annual ACE Eddie Awards, which could indicate where the votes go in February.

Like the Golden Globes, they break this up into Dramatic and Comedy/Musical, and in the former category perhaps the biggest surprise is "Skyfall," which earned 5 Oscar nominations, but not Best Editing. All the Oscar nominees -- "Argo," "Life Of Pi," "Lincoln," "Zero Dark Thirty" and "Silver Linings Playbook" are repped here, while "Les Miserables" got a nod too, but didn't make the cut in the category at the Oscars. It's always interesting to see who the colleagues will support and if that narrative will also play out on Oscar night, but as always, anything can happen.

The Eddies will be handed out on February 16th. Full nominees including television and documentary categories below.

NOMINEES FOR 63rd ANNUAL ACE EDDIE AWARDS

BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (DRAMATIC):

Argo

William Goldenberg, A.C.E.

Life of Pi

Tim Squyres, A.C.E.

Lincoln

Michael Kahn, A.C.E.

Skyfall

Stuart Baird, A.C.E.

Zero Dark Thirty

Dylan Tichenor, A.C.E. and William Goldenberg, A.C.E.

BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (COMEDY OR MUSICAL):

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Chris Gill

Les Misérables

Melanie Ann Oliver & Chris Dickens, A.C.E.

Moonrise Kingdom

Andrew Weisblum, A.C.E.

Silver Linings Playbook

Jay Cassidy, A.C.E. & Crispin Struthers

Ted

Jeff Freeman, A.C.E.

BEST EDITED ANIMATED FEATURE FILM:

Brave

Nicolas C. Smith, A.C.E.

Frankenweenie Chris Lebenzon, A.C.E. & Mark Solomon

Rise of the Guardians Joyce Arrastia

Wreck-It Ralph

Tim Mertens

BEST EDITED DOCUMENTARY (FEATURE):

Samsara

Ron Fricke & Mark Magidson

Searching for Sugar Man Malik Bendjelloul

West of Memphis

Billy McMillin

BEST EDITED DOCUMENTARY (TELEVISION):

American Masters – Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune

Pamela Scott Arnold

The Dust Bowl – Episode 1: The Great Plow Up Craig Mellish

The Weight of the Nation: Episode 1: Consequences

Paula Heredia

BEST EDITED HALF-HOUR SERIES FOR TELEVISION:

Girls: “Pilot”

Robert Frazen, A.C.E. & Catherine Haight

Modern Family: “Mystery Date”

Ryan Case

Nurse Jackie: “Handle Your Scandal”

Gary Levy

BEST EDITED ONE-HOUR SERIES FOR COMMERCIAL TELEVISION:

Breaking Bad: “Dead Freight”

Skip Macdonald A.C.E.

Breaking Bad: “Gliding Over All”

Kelley Dixon, A.C.E.

Mad Men: “The Other Woman”

Tom Wilson

Nashville: “Pilot”

Keith Henderson

Smash: “Pilot”

Andrew Weisblum, A.C.E.

BEST EDITED ONE-HOUR SERIES FOR NON-COMMERCIAL TELEVISION:

Homeland: “The Choice”

Terry Kelley, A.C.E.

Homeland: “State of Independence”

Jordan Goldman

The Newsroom: “We Just Decided To (Pilot)”

Anne McCabe, A.C.E.

BEST EDITED MINISERIES OR MOTION PICTURE FOR TELEVISION:

Game Change

Lucia Zucchetti, A.C.E.

Hatfields & McCoys, Part 1

Don Cassidy

Hemingway & Gellhorn

Walter Murch, A.C.E.

BEST EDITED NON-SCRIPTED SERIES:

Beyond Scared Straight : ” Oklahoma County, OK – The Weight”

Rob Goubeaux, A.C.E., Mark Andrew, A.C.E., Paul J. Coyne, A.C.E., Mark Baum, Jeremy Gantz, Johnny Skaare, J.C. Solis & Ken Yankee

Frozen Planet: “Ends of the Earth”

Andy Netley & Sharon Gillooly

Deadliest Catch: “I Don’t Want to Die”

Josh Earl, A.C.E. & Alex Durham

This article is related to: Argo, Awards, Zero Dark Thirty, Lincoln, Life Of Pi, Skyfall


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