2019 ACE Eddie Awards: Full list of nominations led by Best Picture Oscar frontrunners


Nominations for the 69th annual edition of the ACE Eddie Awards bestowed by the American Cinema Editors were announced on Monday (Jan. 7). Our top five frontrunners for Best Picture at the Oscars — “A Star is Born,” “BlacKklansman,” “Green Book,” “The Favourite” and “Roma” — number among the 10 feature films in contention here as do several of their lower ranked rivals. Scroll down to see the full list of nominations.

The nearly 1,000 members of ACE will get their final ballots on Jan. 11 and have until Jan. 21 to complete them. These kudos, honoring the best cutting in film and television, will be handed out on Feb. 1 in a ceremony at the Beverly Hilton. (Read our full report on the ACE Eddie Awards nominations.)

In 1992, the Eddies went from three to five nominees (matching that of the Oscars) and in 2000 it split the award in two, with five nominees for each of drama and comedy/musical. Over the past 25 years, 115 of the 130 Academy Awards nominees for Best Film Editing had first reaped an Eddie bid; that is an accuracy rate of 88%.

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FILM

Best Edited Feature Film (Dramatic)
“BlacKkKlansman,” Barry Alexander Brown
“Bohemian Rhapsody,” John Ottman, ACE
“First Man,” Tom Cross, ACE
“Roma,” Alfonso Cuarón & Adam Gough
“A Star is Born,” Jay Cassidy, ACE

Best Edited Feature Film (Comedy)
“Crazy Rich Asians,” Myron Kerstein
“Deadpool 2,” Craig Alpert, ACE, Elísabet Ronaldsdóttir & Dirk Westervelt
“The Favourite,” Yorgos Mavropsaridis, ACE
“Green Book,” Patrick J. Don Vito
“Vice,” Hank Corwin, ACE

Best Edited Animated Feature Film
“Incredibles 2,” Stephen Schaffer, ACE
“Isle of Dogs,” Andrew Weisblum, ACE, Ralph Foster & Edward Bursch
“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse,” Robert Fisher, Jr.

Best Edited Documentary (Feature)
“Free Solo,” Bob Eisenhardt, ACE
“RBG,” Carla Gutierrez
“Three Identical Strangers,” Michael Harte
“Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” Jeff Malmberg & Aaron Wickenden, ACE

Best Edited Documentary (Non-Theatrical)
“A Final Cut for Orson: 40 Years in the Making,” Martin Singer
“Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind,” Greg Finton, ACE & Poppy Das, ACE
“Wild Wild Country, Part 3,” Neil Meiklejohn
“The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling,” Joe Beshenkovsky, ACE

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TELEVISION

Best Edited Comedy Series for Commercial Television
“Atlanta”: “Alligator Man,” Isaac Hagy
“Atlanta”: “Teddy Perkins,” Kyle Reiter
“The Good Place”: “Don’t Let the Good Life Pass You By,” Eric Kissack
“Portlandia”: “Rose Route,” Jordan Kim, Ali Greer, Heather Capps & Stacy Moon

Best Edited Comedy Series for Non-Commercial Television
“Barry”: “Make Your Mark,” Jeff Buchanan
“Insecure”: “Obsessed-Like,” Nena Erb, ACE
“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”: “Simone,” Kate Sanford, ACE
“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”: “We’re Going to the Catskills!” Tim Streeto, ACE

Best Edited Drama Series for Commercial Television
“The Americans”: “Start,” Daniel Valverde
“Better Call Saul”: “Something Stupid,” Skip Macdonald, ACE
“Better Call Saul”: “Winner,” Chris McCaleb
“Killing Eve”: “Nice Face,” Gary Dollner, ACE

Best Edited Drama Series for Non-Commercial Television
“Bodyguard”: “Episode 1,” Steve Singleton
“Homecoming”: “Redwood,” Rosanne Tan
“Ozark”: “One Way Out,” Cindy Mollo, ACE & Heather Goodwin Floyd
“Westworld”: “The Passenger,” Andrew Seklir, ACE, Anna Hauger & Mako Kamitsuna

Best Edited Miniseries or Motion Picture for Television
“The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story”: “A Random Killing,” Emily Greene
“Escape at Dannemora”: “Better Days,” Malcolm Jamieson & Geoffrey Richman ACE
“Sharp Objects”: “Milk,” Véronique Barbe, Dominique Champagne, Justin Lachance, Maxime Lahaie, Émile Vallée & Jai M. Vee

Best Edited Non-Scripted Series
“Anthony Bourdain – Parts Unknown”: “West Virginia,” Hunter Gross, ACE
“Deadliest Catch”: “Storm Surge,” Rob Butler, ACE
“Naked & Afraid”: “Fire and Fury,” Molly Shock, ACE and Jnani Butler

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