2018 ACE Eddie Awards: Full list of nominations led by Best Picture Oscar frontrunners

Nominations for the 68th annual edition of the Golden Eddie Awards bestowed by the American Cinema Editors were announced on Wednesday (Jan. 3). The nearly 1,000 members of ACE will get their final ballots on Jan. 5 and have until Jan. 18 to complete them. These kudos, honoring the best cutting in film and television, will be handed out on Jan. 26 in a ceremony at the Beverly Hilton. (Red 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 24 years, 110 of the 125 Academy Awards nominees for Film Editing had first reaped a Golden Eddie nod; that is an accuracy rate of 88%.

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Best Edited Feature Film (Dramatic)
“Blade Runner 2049” (Joe Walker, ACE)
“Dunkirk” (Lee Smith, ACE)
“Molly’s Game” (Alan Baumgarten, ACE, Josh Schaeffer & Elliot Graham, ACE)
“The Post” (Michael Kahn, ACE & Sarah Broshar)
“The Shape of Water” (Sidney Wolinsky, ACE)

Best Editing Feature Film (Comedy or Musical)
“Baby Driver” (Jonathan Amos, ACE & Paul Machliss, ACE)
“Get Out” (Gregory Plotkin)
“I, Tonya” (Tatiana S. Riegel, ACE)
“Lady Bird” (Nick Houy)
“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” (Jon Gregory, ACE)

Best Edited Animated Feature Film
“Coco” (Steve Bloom)
“Despicable Me 3” (Clair Dodgson)
“The Lego Batman Movie” (David Burrows, ACE, Matt Villa & John Venzon, ACE)

Best Edited Documentary (Feature)
“Cries From Syria” (Aaron I. Butler)
“Jane” (Joe Beshenkovsky, ACE, Will Znidaric, Brett Morgen)
“Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold” (Ann Collins)
“LA 92” (TJ Martin, Scott Stevenson, Dan Lindsay)

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Best Edited Comedy Series for Commercial Television
“Black-ish” — “Lemons” (John Peter Bernardo, Jamie Pedroza)
“Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” — “Josh’s Ex-Girlfriend Wants Revenge” (Kabir Akhtar, ACE & Kyla Plewes)
“Portlandia” — “Amore” (Heather Capps, Ali Greer, Jordan Kim)
“Will & Grace” — Grandpa Jack” (Peter Beyt)

Best Edited Comedy Series for Non-Commercial Television
“Curb Your Enthusiasm” — “Fatwa!” (Steven Rasch, ACE)
“Curb Your Enthusiasm” — “The Shucker” (Jonathan Corn, ACE)
“Glow” — “Pilot” (William Turro, ACE)
“Veep” — “Chicklet” (Roger Nygard, ACE & Gennady Fridman)

Best Edited Drama Series for Commercial Television
“Better Call Saul” — “Chicanery” (Skip Macdonald, ACE)
“Better Call Saul” — “Witness” (Kelley Dixon, ACE & Skip Macdonald, ACE)
“Fargo” — “Aporia” (Henk Van Eeghen, ACE)
“Fargo” — “Who Rules the Land of Denial” (Andrew Seklir, ACE)

Best Edited Drama Series for Non-Commercial Television
“Big Little Lies” — “You Get What You Need” (David Berman)
“Game of Thrones” — “Beyond the Wall” (Tim Porter, ACE)
“The Handmaid’s Tale” — “Offred” (Julian Clarke, ACE & Wendy Hallam Martin)
“Stranger Things” — “The Gate” (Kevin D. Ross, ACE)

Best Edited Miniseries or Motion Picture for Television
“Feud” — “Pilot” (Adam Penn, ACE & Ken Ramos)
“Genius: Einstein” — “Chapter One” (James D. Wilcox)
“The Wizard of Lies” (Ron Patane)

Best Edited Non-Scripted Series
“Deadliest Catch” — “Lost at Sea” (Rob Butler, ACE & Ben Bulatao, ACE)
“Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath” — “The Perfect Scientology Family” (Reggie Spangler, Ben Simoff, Kevin Hibbard & Vince Oresman)
“VICE News Tonight” — “Charlottesville: Race & Terror” (Tim Clancy, Cameron Dennis, John Chimples & Denny Thomas)

Best Edited Documentary (Small Screen)
“The Defiant Ones” — “Part 1” (Lasse Järvi, Doug Pray)
“Five Came Back” — “The Price of Victory” (Will Znidaric)
“The Nineties” — “Can We All Get Along?” (Inbal Lessner, ACE)
“Rolling Stone: Stories from the Edge” — “01” (Ben Sozanski, ACE, Geeta Gandbhir; Andy Grieve, ACE)

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