AMERICAN CINEMA EDITORSĀ  CREDO

The OBJECTS and PURPOSES of the American Cinema Editors are:

To ADVANCE the ART and SCIENCE of the film editing profession;

To INCREASE the entertainment value of motion pictures by attaining ARTISTIC pre-eminence and scientific achievement in the CREATIVE ART of film editing;

To bring into CLOSE ALLIANCE those film editors who desire to advance the PRESTIGE and DIGNITY of the film editing profession.