ACE Eddies: ‘Chicago 7,’ ‘Palm Springs,’ ‘Soul’ for Film; ‘Ted Lasso,’ ‘Queen’s Gambit’ for TV

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Reprinted from Deadline Hollywood by Patrick Hipes on April 17, 2021.

Netflix’s Aaron Sorkin drama The Trial of the Chicago 7 won the marquee Best Edited Feature Film (Dramatic) honor Saturday to cap the American Cinema Editors’ 71st annual ACE Eddie Awards. …

Other top film winners in Saturday’s virtual ceremony hosted by the cast of NBC’s Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist included Hulu and Neon’s Palm Springs, whose editors Matthew Friedman and Andrew Dickler won for Best Edited Feature Film (Comedy). Disney/Pixar’s Soul continued its strong run through awards season, taking the Animation prize for editor Kevin Nolting. Netflix’s My Octopus Teacher won for documentary.

TV winners Saturday included the editors behind Pop TV’s Schitt’s Creek (for the series finale) and Apple’s Ted Lasso on the comedy side and AMC’s Better Call Saul and Netflix’s Ozark on the drama side. Rick and Morty and Cheer also picked up prizes. …

The well-constructed virtual ceremony included honoring Spike Lee with the ACE Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year Award, while Lynzee Klingman, ACE, and Sidney Wolinsky, ACE, received Career Achievement Awards for their contributions to film editing. …

[For a complete list of winners, please click on the link, below.]

Deadline Hollywood 4/17

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