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“Frozen Planet,” “Deadliest Catch” up for ACE Awards

The American Cinema Editors (ACE) society has unveiled its nominations for the 63rd annual ACE Eddie Awards, including nods for theatrical docs and unscripted series. (Pictured: Discovery's Deadliest Catch)
January 11, 2013

The American Cinema Editors (ACE) society has unveiled its nominations for the 63rd annual ACE Eddie Awards, including nods for theatrical docs and unscripted series.

The awards recognize outstanding editing in nine categories of film and television.

Nominations for best edited feature documentary include Ron Fricke and Mark Magidson for Samsara, Malik Bendjelloul for Searching for Sugar Man, and Billy McMillin for West of Memphis.

Nominees for best edited television documentary are Pamela Scott Arnold for Phil Ochs: There But for Fortune (‘American Masters’); Craig Melish for The Dust Bowl, Episode One: The Great Plow Up; and Paula Heredia for The Weight of the Nation, Episode One: Consequences.

Nominees in the best edited non-scripted series category include Rob Goubeaux (A.C.E.), Mark Andrew (A.C.E.), Paul J. Coyne (A.C.E.), Mark Baum, Jeremy Gantz, Johnny Skaare, J.C. Solis and Ken Yankee for Beyond Scared Straight: Oklahoma County, OK – The Weight; Andy Netley and Sharon Gillooly for Frozen Planet: Ends of the Earth; and Josh Earl (A.C.E.) and Alex Durham for Deadliest Catch: I Don’t Want to Die.

Winners will be announced at a ceremony in Los Angeles on February 16.

About The Author
Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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