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Submissions Now Open for ACE Eddie Awards

November 2, 2020 09:00 | By

ACE EddieThe American Cinema Editors (ACE) has announced that it’s now accepting submissions in all categories for the 72nd annual ACE Eddie Awards, which will be held on April 18, 2021.

Submissions for all categories, including the brand-new “Best Edited Animated Series (Non Theatrical),” should fit within the appropriate eligibility guidelines where films are eligible from January 1, 2020 to February 21, 2021, and television shows are eligible from November 2, 2019 to December 31, 2020.

The complete list of categories are:

Best Edited Feature Film (Dramatic)
Best Edited Feature Film (Comedy)
Best Edited Animated Feature Film
Best Edited Animated Series (Non-Theatrical)
Best Edited Documentary (Feature)
Best Edited Documentary (Non-Theatrical)
Best Edited Comedy Series for Commercial Television
Best Edited Comedy Series for Non-Commercial Television
Best Edited Drama Series for Commercial Television
Best Edited Drama Series for Non-Commercial Television
Best Edited Miniseries or Motion Picture for Television
Best Edited Non-Scripted Series
Anne V. Coates Award for Student Editing

On the new category, ACE Executive Director Jenni McCormick stated:“This has been an extraordinary time for animated television, and we are proud to recognize the amazing achievements of film editors working in non-theatrical animation.”

Submissions are open from November 2, 2020 until February 21, 2021 with more information available on AmericanCinemaEditors.org.

Key dates for the 72nd Annual ACE Eddie Awards are below:

November 2, 2020 Submissions Open
February 12, 2021 Submissions Close
February 19, 2021 Nomination Ballots Sent
March 8, 2021 Nomination Ballots Due
March 11, 2021 Nominations Announced
March 19, 2021 Final Ballots Sent
March 19-26, 2021 Online Blue-Ribbon Screenings
March 26, 2021 Final Ballots Due
April 9, 2021 Deadline for Advertising
April 18, 2021 72nd Annual ACE Eddie Awards Presented