Thursday, May 30, 2024

“Captain Phillips,” “American Hustle” Receive Eddie Editing Awards in L.A.

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It must be some consolation to Paul Greengrass, Tom Hanks and Sony Pictures– “Captain Phillips” was named the Best Edited dramatic film of the year last night by the Eddie Awards. Billy Ray has the screenplay award for the same movie. Tom Hanks got shut out of the Oscars. But voters in these awards are circling back to this fine film. Maybe Tom will get to present Best Picture. The Oscars theme this year is about heroes. Makes sense.

Sony actually got both of the big awards last night. “American Hustle” received the comedy Eddie for Best Editing.

Here are the winners:

64th ANNUAL ACE EDDIE AWARD WINNERS

BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (DRAMATIC):

Captain Phillips

Christopher Rouse, A.C.E.

BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (COMEDY OR MUSICAL):

American Hustle

Jay Cassidy, A.C.E., Crispin Struthers & Alan Baumgarten, A.C.E.

BEST EDITED ANIMATED FEATURE FILM:

Frozen

Jeff Draheim

BEST EDITED DOCUMENTARY (FEATURE):

20 Feet from Stardom

Douglas Blush, Kevin Klauber & Jason Zeldes

BEST EDITED DOCUMENTARY (TELEVISION):

The Assassination of President Kennedy

Chris A. Peterson

BEST EDITED HALF-HOUR SERIES FOR TELEVISION:

The Office: “Finale”

David Rogers & Claire Scanlon

BEST EDITED ONE-HOUR SERIES FOR COMMERCIAL TELEVISION:

Breaking Bad: “Felina”

Skip MacDonald A.C.E.

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

Homeland: “Big Man in Tehran”

Terry Kelley, A.C.E.

BEST EDITED MINISERIES OR MOTION PICTURE FOR TELEVISION:

Behind the Candelabra

Mary Ann Bernard

BEST EDITED NON-SCRIPTED SERIES:

Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown: Tokyo

Nick Brigden

BEST STUDENT EDITING

Ambar Salinas, Video Symphony

Roger Friedman
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Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.
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