American Cinema Editors Award for Best Edited Feature Film – Dramatic

The American Cinema Editors Award for Best Edited Feature Film – Dramatic is one of the annual awards given by the American Cinema Editors.

This award has been a good indicator of the nominees and winners for the Academy Award for Best Editing.

Nominees and Winners

† Won Academy Award for Best Editing
* Won BAFTA Award for Best Editing


Year Film Editor(s)
2007 The Departed † (TIE) Thelma Schoonmaker
Babel (TIE) Douglas Crise, Stephen Mirrione
Casino Royale Stuart Baird
The Queen Lucia Zucchetti
United 93 * Clare Douglas, Richard Pearson, Christopher Rouse
2008 The Bourne Ultimatum † * Christopher Rouse
Into the Wild Jay Cassidy
Michael Clayton John Gilroy
No Country for Old Men Ethan & Joel Coen (a.k.a. Roderick Jaynes)
There Will Be Blood Dylan Tichenor
2009 Slumdog Millionaire † * Chris Dickens
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Kirk Baxter & Angus Wall
The Dark Knight Lee Smith
Frost/Nixon Dan Hanley & Mike Hill
Milk Elliot Graham


Year Film Producer(s)
2010 The Hurt Locker † * Chris Innis & Bob Murawski
Avatar John Refoua & Stephen E. Rivkin & James Cameron
District 9 Julian Clarke
Star Trek Maryann Brandon & Mary Jo Markey
Up in the Air Dana E. Glauberman
2011 The Social Network † * Kirk Baxter & Angus Wall
Black Swan Andrew Weisblum
The Fighter Pamela Martin
Inception Lee Smith
The King's Speech Tariq Anwar
2012 The Descendants Kevin Tent
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Kirk Baxter & Angus Wall
Hugo Thelma Schoonmaker
Moneyball Christopher Tellefsen
War Horse Michael Kahn
2013 Argo † * William Goldenberg
Life of Pi Tim Squyres
Lincoln Michael Kahn
Skyfall Stuart Baird
Zero Dark Thirty Dylan Tichenor, William Goldenberg
2014 Captain Phillips Christopher Rouse
12 Years a Slave Joe Walker
Gravity Mark Sanger & Alfonso Cuarón
Her Jeff Buchanan & Eric Zumbrunnen
Saving Mr. Banks Mark Livolsi
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