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'Captain Phillips' Gains New Steam With Win At ACE Eddie Awards

Photo of Kevin Jagernauth By Kevin Jagernauth | The Playlist February 8, 2014 at 10:57AM

Well, this shakes things up. With "American Hustle," "12 Years A Slave" and "Gravity" perceived as the frontrunners headed into the Oscars, which are in just a few short weeks, "Captain Phillips" is uh, rocking the boat, in the precursor awards. With a win at the WGA Awards last week, "Captain Phillips" made it clear it was in the mix—and after the ACE Eddie Awards, it could be a bona fide contender come Oscar night.
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Captain Phillips

Well, this shakes things up. With "American Hustle," "12 Years A Slave" and "Gravity" perceived as the frontrunners headed into the Oscars, which are in just a few short weeks, "Captain Phillips" is uh, rocking the boat, in the precursor awards. With a win at the WGA Awards last week, "Captain Phillips" made it clear it was in the mix—and after the ACE Eddie Awards, it could be a bona fide contender come Oscar night.

Beating out a field that included heavy hitters such as "12 Years A Slave," "Gravity" and "Her," the Paul Greengrass film took Best Edited Feature Film (Dramatic). That being said, arguably it's toughest competition, "American Hustle," did win the Comedy Or Musical category. Generally, no one wins Best Picture without Best Editing, but, as this awards season has shown during the precursor awards, there is no clear narrative forming, which is going to make for a very interesting few weeks.

Full list of winners below.

64th ANNUAL ACE EDDIE AWARD WINNERS


BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (DRAMATIC):

Captain Phillips

Christopher Rouse, A.C.E.


BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (COMEDY OR MUSICAL):

American Hustle

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



BEST EDITED ANIMATED FEATURE FILM:

Frozen


Jeff Draheim


BEST EDITED DOCUMENTARY (FEATURE):


20 Feet from Stardom

Douglas Blush, Kevin Klauber & Jason Zeldes


BEST EDITED DOCUMENTARY (TELEVISION):


The Assassination of President Kennedy

Chris A. Peterson


BEST EDITED HALF-HOUR SERIES FOR TELEVISION:

The Office: “Finale”

David Rogers & Claire Scanlon


BEST EDITED ONE-HOUR SERIES FOR COMMERCIAL TELEVISION:

Breaking Bad: “Felina”

Skip MacDonald A.C.E.


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

Homeland: “Big Man in Tehran”

Terry Kelley, A.C.E.


BEST EDITED MINISERIES OR MOTION PICTURE FOR TELEVISION:

Behind the Candelabra


Mary Ann Bernard


BEST EDITED NON-SCRIPTED SERIES:

Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown: Tokyo

Nick Brigden


BEST STUDENT EDITING

Ambar Salinas, Video Symphony


This article is related to: ACE Eddies, Awards, Awards Season Roundup, Captain Phillips, American Hustle, Frozen, Breaking Bad, Behind the Candelabra


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