Oscars: Film Editing Nominee John Ottman On ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’s Triumphant Journey, Making Queen Timeless, And Bryan Singer’s Exit

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It shouldn’t have been too surprising that John Ottman won this year’s ACE Eddie for Best Edited Feature Film Drama for Bohemian Rhapsody. Equally it shouldn’t be at all shocking that he is nominated for his first Academy Award in Fil…

Editors Guild Urges Academy To Reconsider Award Presentations During Commercial Breaks

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EXCLUSIVE: The Editors Guild has joined the tsunami of protests over the Film Academy’s decision to hand out four Oscars – including the one for Best Editing – during commercial breaks in the February 24 telecast on ABC. The Academy’s decis…

Academy Defends Oscar Changes After Filmmakers’ Open Letter, Addresses “Chain Of Misinformation”

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“We’d like to assure you that no award category at the 91st Oscars ceremony will be presented in a manner that depicts the achievements of its nominees and winners as less than any others,” the Academy said.

ACE Eddie Awards: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ & ‘The Favourite’ Take Top Film Prizes – Winners List

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Two films about Brits of very different eras took the marquee trophies at the ACE Eddie Awards tonight as Bohemian Rhapsody and The Favourite took home the respective marquee prizes for Best Edited Feature Dramatic and Comedy.
“I was expecting the wors…

‘Vice’ Editor Hank Corwin On “Wild” Musical Number Cut From Pic, & His Attempt To “Relate To The Unrelatable”

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From his early collaborations with Oliver Stone on Natural Born Killers and Nixon, to his work with Terrence Malick (The New World, The Tree of Life, Song to Song), to his Oscar-nominated outings with Adam McKay, editor Hank Corwin has never shied away…

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’, ‘Roma’, ‘Atlanta’ Among ACE Editing Award Nominees – Complete Eddies List

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Bohemian Rhapsody, BlacKkKlansman, Roma and The Assassination of Gianni Versace can are among the films and TV shows that can add another nomination to their 2019 tallies as the American Cinema Editors announced candidates today for the 69th Annual ACE…

Richard Marks Dies: Four-Time Editing Oscar Nominee Who Worked On ‘Apocalypse Now’ & ‘As Good As It Gets’ Was 75

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Richard Marks, a film editor who scored four Oscar nominations during a prolific 50-year career and earned a Career Achievement Award from the American Cinema Editors, has died at 75. ACE executive director Jenni McCormack confirmed the news but gave n…

‘First Man’ Editor Tom Cross On The Sequence That Would Make Or Break The Film

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Damien Chazelle’s go-to editor since the time when Whiplash was just a short, Oscar winner Tom Cross threw out the musical playbook for First Man, tapping into a documentary approach he honed early in his career and had long since left behind. Cr…

‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ Editors Grapple With Structure, Narrative Expectations & The Weight Of History

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Spoiler Alert: This story alludes to crucial plot details from Barry Jenkins’ If Beale Street Could Talk.
On Barry Jenkins’ If Beale Street Could Talk—the Oscar winner’s follow-up to Moonlight—editors Nat Sanders and Joi McMillon came…

Annapurna’s ‘Vice’ & ‘Beale Street’: The American Dream Warped And Deferred – The Contenders LA

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At Deadline’s The Contenders Los Angeles today, Annapurna Pictures showed off two dramas from their impressive awards-season slate, and a unifying concern emerged: The American Dream, and the ways it has changed over time. While members of the pr…

IATSE President Matt Loeb Rebukes Editors Guild Leaders; Calls Their Retaliation Claims Wrong And “Irresponsible”

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IATSE president Matt Loeb has sternly rebuked Editors Guild leaders Cathy Repola and Alan Heim, telling them that their claim that she was removed as a director of the union’s pension and health plans in retaliation for her opposition to IATSE’s new fi…