By Peter Knegt | Indiewire January 12, 2009 at 6:37AM
The American Cinema Editors have announced the nominations for their 59th annual ACE Eddie Awards in three cinematic categories: dramatic film, comedy/musical film and documentary. Last year's winner, "The Bourne Ultimatum" also went on to win an Oscar. This has also been the case all but once (in 2000, when "Traffic" won the Oscar over ACE Eddie winner "Gladiator") since 1990.
NOMINEES FOR 59TH ANNUAL ACE EDDIE AWARDS
BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (DRAMATIC):
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Angus Wall & Kirk Baxter
The Dark Knight
Lee Smith, A.C.E.
Mike Hill, A.C.E. & Dan Hanley, A.C.E.
BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (COMEDY OR MUSICAL):
Jon Gregory, A.C.E.
Vicky Cristina Barcelona
BEST EDITED DOCUMENTARY:
Stuart Levy, A.C.E.
Man on Wire