Animated, VFX Movies Earn ACE Eddie Noms

Anomalisa, Inside Out and The Good Dinosaur were nominated in the best animated feature film category for the 66th annual ACE Eddie Awards.

The list of nominees shows a strong presence from VFX heavy movies, with features such as Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Martian and Ant-Man all earning noms.

Winners will be announced Jan. 29.

The relevant nominations categories follow:

Best Edited Animated Feature Film

  • Anomalisa — Garret Elkins
  • Inside Out — Kevin Nolting, ACE
  • The Good Dinosaur — Stephen Schaffer, ACE

Best Edited Feature Film (Dramatic)

  • Mad Max: Fury Road — Margaret Sixel
  • The Martian — Pietro Scalia, ACE
  • The Revenant — Stephen Mirrione, ACE
  • Sicario — Joe Walker, ACE
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens — Maryann Brandon, ACE & Mary Jo Markey, ACE

Best Edited Feature Film (Comedy)

  • Ant-Man — Dan Lebental, ACE & Colby Parker, Jr., ACE
  • The Big Short — Hank Corwin, ACE
  • Joy — Jay Cassidy, ACE, Alan Baumgarten, ACE, 
Christopher Tellefsen, ACE & Tom Cross, ACE
  • Me and Earl and the Dying Girl — David Trachtenberg
  • Trainwreck — William Kerr, ACE & Paul Zucker

Final ballots will be mailed Jan. 8 and voting ends Jan. 20. The Blue Ribbon screenings, where judging for all television categories and the documentary film category take place, is set for Jan. 17. All 800-plus ACE members vote during the final balloting of the ACE Eddies, including active members, life members, affiliate members and honorary members.

66th annual ACE Eddie Awards
66th annual ACE Eddie Awards
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