The American Cinema Editors (ACE) announced the nominations for the 64th Annual ACE Eddie Awards — which recognize outstanding editing in ten categories of film, television and documentaries. On the film end of things, categories split into drama and comedy saw the likes of “12 Years a Slave,” “Captain Phillips,” “Gravity,” “Her,” “Saving Mr. Banks,” “American Hustle,” “Inside Llewyn Davis,” “Nebraska” and “The Wolf of Wall Street” nominated. “Dallas Buyers Club,” “Rush,” “Lone Survivor” and “Philomena” were left out.
Winners will be revealed during ACE’s annual ceremony on Friday, February 7, 2014 in the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
The ACE Eddie Award nominees are listed below.
BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (DRAMATIC):
12 Years a Slave
Chris Rouse, A.C.E.
Alfonso Cuarón & Mark Sanger
Eric Zumbrunnen, A.C.E. & Jeff Buchanan
Saving Mr. Banks
Mark Livolsi, A.C.E.
BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (COMEDY OR MUSICAL):
Jay Cassidy, A.C.E., Crispin Struthers & Alan Baumgarten, A.C.E.
August: Osage County
Stephen Mirrione, A.C.E.
Inside Llewyn Davis
Kevin Tent, A.C.E.
The Wolf of Wall Street
Thelma Schoonmaker, A.C.E.
BEST EDITED ANIMATED FEATURE FILM:
Despicable Me 2
Gregory Perler, A.C.E.
BEST EDITED DOCUMENTARY (FEATURE):
20 Feet from Stardom
Douglas Blush, Kevin Klauber & Jason Zeldes
BEST EDITED DOCUMENTARY (TELEVISION):
American Masters: Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train a Comin’
Stephen Ellis, Gordon Mason & Phil McDonald
Aaron I. Butler
The Assassination of President Kennedy
Chris A. Peterson
BEST EDITED HALF-HOUR SERIES FOR TELEVISION:
30 Rock: “Hogcock! / Last Lunch”
Meg Reticker / Ken Eluto, A.C.E.
Arrested Development: “Flight of the Phoenix”
Kabir Akhtar & A.J. Dickerson
The Office: “Finale”
David Rogers & Claire Scanlon
BEST EDITED ONE-HOUR SERIES FOR COMMERCIAL TELEVISION:
Breaking Bad: “Buried”
Skip MacDonald A.C.E. & Sharidan Williams-Sotelo
Breaking Bad: “Felina”
Skip MacDonald A.C.E.
Breaking Bad: “Granite State”
Kelley Dixon, A.C.E. & Chris McCaleb
Breaking Bad: “Ozymandias”
Skip MacDonald A.C.E.
The Good Wife: “Hitting the Fan”
Scott Vickrey, A.C.E.
BEST EDITED ONE-HOUR SERIES FOR NON-COMMERCIAL TELEVISION:
Game of Thrones: “The Rains of Castamere”
Oral Norrie Ottey
Homeland: “Big Man in Tehran”
Terry Kelley, A.C.E.
House of Cards: “Chapter 1”
Kirk Baxter, A.C.E.
BEST EDITED MINISERIES OR MOTION PICTURE FOR TELEVISION:
American Horror Story: Asylum: “The Name Game”
Stewart Schill, A.C.E.
Behind the Candelabra
Mary Ann Bernard
Barbara Tulliver, A.C.E.
BEST EDITED NON-SCRIPTED SERIES:
Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown: Tokyo
Beyond Scared Straight: “The Return of Hustle Man”
Rob Goubeaux, A.C.E., Mark S. Andrew, A.C.E., Paul J. Coyne, A.C.E., Jennifer Nelson, Martin Skibosh, Trevor Campbell
Deadliest Catch: “Mutiny on the Bering Sea”
Josh Earl, A.C.E. Alex Durham, Rob Butler
Final Ballots will be mailed on January 13 and voting ends on January 29. The Blue Ribbon panels where judging for all television categories and the documentary film category take place January 26. Projects in the aforementioned categories are viewed and judged by panels comprised of professional editors (all ACE members). All 700+ ACE members vote during the final balloting of the ACE Eddies, including active members, life members, affiliate members and honorary members.