"Hairspray" and "Sweeney Todd" Nominated for ACE Eddie Awards

News   "Hairspray" and "Sweeney Todd" Nominated for ACE Eddie Awards "Hairspray" and "Sweeney Todd" were among the feature film nominees announced by the American Cinema Editors for the upcoming 58th annual ACE Eddie Awards.

The awards from the society of film editors will be presented Feb. 17 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, according to the organization's website.

The movie musicals were among the nominated films in the Best Edited Feature Film (Comedy or Musical) category. They will vie for the award in a field that also includes "Juno" (featuring recent Cyrano star Jennifer Garner and stage vets Allison Janney and J.K. Simmons), "Pirates of the Caribbean" (also feature "Sweeney" star Johnny Depp) and the animated "Ratatouille."

The 2008 ACE Eddie Award nominees follow:

BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (DRAMATIC)

  • "The Bourne Ultimatum," Christopher Rouse
  • "Into the Wild," Jay Cassidy
  • "Michael Clayton," John Gilroy
  • "No Country for Old Men," Roderick Jaynes
  • "There Will Be Blood," Dylan Tichenor

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    BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (COMEDY OR MUSICAL)

  • "Hairspray," Michael Tronick
  • "Juno," Dana E. Glauberman
  • "Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worlds End," Craig Wood & Stephen Rivkin
  • "Ratatouille," Darren Holmes
  • "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street," Chris Lebenzon BEST EDITED HALF-HOUR SERIES FOR TELEVISION

  • "30 Rock: "The C Word," Ken Eluto
  • "Californication: "Hell-A Woman," Shannon Mitchell
  • "Curb Your Enthusiasm: "The Bat Mitzvah," Grady Cooper BEST EDITED ONE-HOUR SERIES FOR COMMERCIAL TELEVISION

  • "Chuck: "Pilot," Norman Buckley
  • "Damages: "Pilot," Malcolm Jamieson
  • "Law & Order SVU: Paternity," Karen Stern BEST EDITED ONE-HOUR SERIES FOR NON-COMMERCIAL TELEVISION

  • "Dexter: "It's Alive," Stewart Schill
  • "Rome: "De Patre Vostro," David Siegel
  • "The Sopranos: "Made in America," Sidney Wolinsky BEST EDITED MINISERIES OR MOTION PICTURE FOR NON-COMMERCIAL TELEVISION

  • "Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee," Michael Ornstein & Michael Brown
  • "Life Support," Mary Jo Markey
  • "PU-239," Tatiana S. Riegel A.C.E. and Leo Trombetta For a full list of nominations and more information, vist americancinemaeditors.com.

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