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