“King Richard”And “tick, tick…BOOM!”American Cinema Editors named these films the top-edited feature film of 2021. The American Cinema Editors held its annual ACE Eddie Awards on Saturday at the ACE Hotel, downtown Los Angeles.
“King Richard”Be better than other Oscar nominees “Dune”(The presumptive favorite) “The Power of the Dog”Drama category winner “tick, tick…BOOM!”Beat the Oscar-nominated “Don’t Look Up”In the comedy category.
Since ACE divided its film award into comedy and drama categories 22 years ago, one of its recipients has won the Oscar for Best Editing 15 times. Only one win was in the drama category. Last year’s winner, “The Trial of the Chicago 7,”Took the Oscar away “Sound of Metal.”
Music docs were the dominant category in documentary. “Summer of Soul”The prize for documentary feature was awarded to the final episode. “The Beatles: Get Back”For non-theatrical documentary, winning
“Encanto”Award for animated feature
Television winners “Succession,” “Hacks,” “Mare of Easttown,” “Formula 1: Drive to Survive,” “Oslo,” “Bo Burnham: Inside,” “Bob’s Burgers”And “Kevin Can F— Himself.”The last show received all three nominations in the category of Best Edited Multicamera Series.
The honorary awards at the show included the ACE Golden Eddie Award which was presented to Sundance Institute and accepted Michelle Statter. Career Achievement Awards were presented to Lillian E. Benson, Richard Chew and Richard Chew.
During the show, winners, presenters and host Lance Robertson, aka DJ Lance Rock, made frequent mention of the Oscars’ plan to present Best Film Editing and seven other categories in the hour before the telecast begins, and then edit those presentations into the broadcast. “Who are they gonna get to cut that?”Robertson asked.
Here’s the complete list of winners
Dramatic: “King Richard,” Pamela Martin, ACE
Best Edited Feature Movie (Comedy). “tick, tick…BOOM!,”Andrew Weisblum and Myron Kerstein (ACE),
The Best Edited Animated Feature Film “Encanto,” Jeremy Milton, ACE
Best Edited Video Documentary (Feature) “Summer of Soul (Or … When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised),” Joshua L. Pearson
Best Edited Video Documentary (Non-Theatrical). “The Beatles: Get Back” – “Episode 3,” Jabez Olssen
Best Edited Multi-Camera Series: “Kevin Can F**k Himself” – “Live Free or Die,”Daniel Schalk ACE, Joseph Fulton
Best Edited Single-Camera Comedy Series: “Hacks” – “1.69 Million,”Susan Vaill ACE
Best Edited Drama Series: “Succession” – “All the Bells Say,” Ken Eluto, ACE
Best Edited Motion Picture (Non Theatrical) “Oslo,”Jay Rabinowitz (ACE=
This is the Best Edited Series Limited Series “Mare of Easttown” – “Illusions,”Amy E. Duddleston (ACE)
The Best Edited, Non-Scripted Series “Formula 1: Drive to Survive” – “Man on Fire,”Dan Ablett and Kevin Austin. Otto Burnham, Shane McCormack, Graham Taylor.
Best Edited Variety Talk/Sketch Talk or Special: “Bo Burnham: Inside,” Bo Burnham
Best Edited Animation: “Bobs Burgers” – ” Vampire Disco Death Dance,” Jeremy Reuben
Anne V. Coates Award for Student Editing: Guanqing Lin, American Film Institute