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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
Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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