Universal City, CA, January 20, 2015 – Prolific filmmaker Frank Marshall has been selected by the Board of Directors of the American Cinema Editors (ACE) to be honored with the organization’s prestigious ACE Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year Award. The award will be presented at the 65th Annual ACE Eddie Awards black-tie ceremony on Friday, January 30, 2015 in the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
“Frank Marshall has helped shape American film, treating audiences to some of the most well-loved, successful and enduring films in cinematic history,” stated the ACE Board of Directors. “From “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” “The Sixth Sense” and the “Back to the Future” trilogy, among so many others, Mr. Marshall has made – and continues to make – a profound and indelible contribution to the cinematic landscape. We are honored to recognize him for his extraordinary accomplishments.”
Marshall joins a distinguished group of past ACE Golden Eddie honorees including Steven Spielberg, Quentin Tarantino, Norman Jewison, Alexander Payne, James Cameron, Clint Eastwood, George Lucas, Francis Ford Coppola, Christopher Nolan, Martin Scorsese, Saul Zaentz, Paul Greengrass and Stanley Donen, among others.
ACE, the entertainment industry’s honorary society of film editors, is comprised of over 700 accomplished editors working in film and television. The ACE Eddie Awards recognize outstanding editing in ten categories of film, television and documentaries. Nominees for the 65th Annual ACE Eddie Awards were announced on January 2nd. A full list of nominees is available at americancinemaeditors.com