AMERICAN CINEMA EDITORS 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.