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‘Brave’ Wins Both Editing and Sound Mixing Awards

'Brave' Wins Both Editing and Sound Mixing Awards

Drama “Argo” (edited by William Goldenberg, A.C.E.) won again Saturday at the ACE Eddie Awards, along with comedy “Silver Linings Playbook” (edited by Jay Cassidy, A.C.E. and Crispin Struthers). “Searching for Sugar Man” (edited by director Malik Bendjelloul) continued its awards streak, winning the Eddie for documentary. “Brave” (edited by Nicholas C. Smith, A.C.E. & Robert Grahamjones, A.C.E.) won Best Edited Animated Feature Film. It also took home a Cinemas Audio Society Sound Mixing award Saturday.

In television, one-hour series “Breaking Bad” (edited by Skip MacDonald, A.C.E.), half-hour series “Nurse Jackie” (edited by Gary Levy) and one-hour commercial TV series “The Newsroom” (edited by Anne McCabe, A.C.E.) took home Eddies. “American Masters – Phil Ochs: There But for Fortune” (edited by Pamela Scott Arnold) won best edited documentary (television).

Perhaps mitigating the sting for Steven Spielberg– as “Lincoln” did not take home any prizes– was receiving a standing ovation along with his ACE Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year honor, presented by longitme collaborator and producer Kathleen Kennedy.  Lifetime Career Achievement Awards went to editors Richard Marks (“As Good as It Gets,” “Broadcast News,” “Terms of Endearment” and “Apocalypse Now”) and Larry Silk (documentaries “Pumping Iron,” Oscar-winner “American Dream,” and Emmy-nominated “One Survivor Remembers” and “The Twentieth Century (1957).”

Also working the room as presenters and guests were Oscar contenders Mark Andrews (“Brave”), Jacki Weaver and her director David O. Russell (“The Silver Linings Playbook”) and filmmaker Ang Lee (“Life of Pi”),

Also on Saturday the Cinema Audio Society gave its Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for a Motion Picture – Live Action to “Les Misérables” and Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for a Motion Picture – Animated to “Brave.”

“Rachel Getting Married” star Anne Hathaway presented the CAS Filmmaker Award to Jonathan Demme, who in turn presented the career achievement award to sound mixer Chris Newman, who won Oscars for ‘The English Patient,” “Amadeus” and “The Exorcist.” Newman and Demme collaborated on “The Silence of the Lambs,” “Philadelphia,” “The Manchurian Candidate,” “Married to the Mob” and “Neil Young: Heart of Gold.”

 63RD ANNUAL ACE EDDIE AWARD WINNERS

 BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (DRAMATIC)

Argo

William Goldenberg, A.C.E.

 

BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (COMEDY/MUSICAL)

Silver Linings Playbook

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

 

BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (ANIMATED)

Brave

Nicholas C. Smith, A.C.E. & Robert Grahamjones, A.C.E

 

BEST EDITED DOCUMENTARY (FEATURE):

Searching for Sugar Man

Malik Bendjelloul

 

BEST EDITED DOCUMENTARY (TELEVISION):

American Masters – Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune

Pamela Scott Arnold

 

BEST EDITED HALF-HOUR SERIES FOR TELEVISION:

Nurse Jackie: “Handle Your Scandal”

Gary Levy

 

BEST EDITED ONE-HOUR SERIES FOR COMMERCIAL TELEVISION:

Breaking Bad: “Dead Freight”

Skip MacDonald A.C.E.

 

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

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

Anne McCabe, A.C.E.

 

BEST EDITED MINISERIES OR MOTION PICTURE FOR TELEVISION:

Hemingway & Gellhorn

Walter Murch, A.C.E.

          

BEST EDITED NON-SCRIPTED SERIES:

Frozen Planet: “Ends of the Earth”

Andy Netley & Sharon Gillooly

 

STUDENT COMPETITION

Michael Smith – AFI

Full List of CAS winners below:

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for a Television Movie or Mini-Series:

HATFIELDS & McCOYS and the Sound Mixing Team of Production Mixer Dragos Stanomir, Re-recording Mixers Christian Cooke and Brad Zoern, Scoring Mixer Jeffrey A. Vaughn, CAS, ADR Mixer Eric Apps and Foley Mixer Peter Persaud.

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for Television Series – One Hour: HOMELAND: Beirut is Back and the Sound Mixing Team of Production Mixer Larry Long, Re-recording Mixers Nello Torri, CAS and Alan M. Decker, CAS, ADR Mixer Paul Drenning and Foley Mixer Shawn Kennelly.

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for Television Series – Half Hour: MODERN FAMILY: Disneyland and the Sound Mixing Team of Production Mixer Stephen A. Tibbo, CAS and Re-recording Mixers Dean Okrand and Brian R. Harman, CAS.

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for Television Non Fiction, Variety or Music – Series or Specials: THE 2012 ROCK & ROCK HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY and the Sound Mixing Team of Re-recording Mixers Brian Riordan, CAS and Jamie Ledner.

The winners of the CAS Technical Achievement Awards:

PRODUCTION:     SOUND DEVICES – 664 Field Production Mixer with Recorder

POST-PRODUCTION:  DOLBY® – Atmo

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