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American Cinema Editors Honor Spielberg with Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year Award

Photo of Beth Hanna By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood January 30, 2013 at 1:32PM

Steven Spielberg will be honored with the American Cinema Editors' ACE Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year Award at the 63rd annual Eddie Awards on February 16.
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Steven Spielberg.
Steven Spielberg.

As the Oscar campaign for "Lincoln" heats up, Steven Spielberg will be honored with the American Cinema Editors' ACE Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year Award at the 63rd annual Eddie Awards on February 16.

The ACE Board of Directors states:

"As one of the most successful directors in history, Steven Spielberg has brought us beloved films, which have not only delighted us but have been indelibly woven into our cultural fabric.  Throughout it all, he has worked side by side with the great Michael Kahn, A.C.E., forming a director-editor partnership that has lasted decades."

The ACE Eddie Award nominations were announced on January 11. A full list of nominees is here.

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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.