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1st Qtr, 2018

LETTER From The EDITOR
With the annual ACE Eddie Awards behind us, we always explore what can be improved and how we need to evolve with the changing way content now comes to us – in terms of how it affects our awards ceremony and also the many others during awards season. Because it is not only the financial and economic bottom line and the amount of viewers that select winners but there are also aspirational, artistic and inspirational considerations that play an important role determining what will, needs to be or should be awarded. read more…

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BLACK PANTHER
Marvel’s latest phenomenon tasked director Ryan Coogler and co-screenwriter Joe Robert Cole with delivering a movie version of Marvel’s Black Panther, who first appeared in Captain America: Civil War. In that film, Prince T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman) is introduced after the death of his father and this is the catalyst for the events in Black Panther. T’Challa succeeds to the throne of the fictional African state of Wakanda, but finds his sovereignty challenged by adversary Erik Killmonger (Michael B. Jordan) and threatened by CIA man Everett Ross (Martin Freeman) and South African criminal Ulysses Klaue (Andy Serkis). read more…

VINCE GILLIGAN – ACE GOLDEN EDDIE HONOREE
Growing up in the ‘70s, Vince Gilligan’s first thought when it came to the movies was to build robots and spaceships that films like 2001: A Space Odyssey and Star Wars had popularized. His full contribution to the craft of visual effects may never be known but in diverting his attention to screenwriting and production we are surely all the richer. If Gilligan had written and produced nothing more than Breaking Bad his name would already be legend. read more…

MARK GOLDBLATT – ACE CAREER ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Few of us know what we want to do in life before we hit puberty. Even fewer of us actually accomplish it. Editor Mark Goldblatt, ACE, is one of those rare individuals whose objectives were defined since childhood. While his target may have been somewhat clear, his path to Hollywood was not a straight line. read more…

LEON ORTIZ-GIL – ACE CAREER ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Looking back on the illustrious career of Leon OrtizGil, ACE, the logline could simply read: ‘Hollywood’s hometown boy makes good in post-production.’ The three-time Eddie Award nominee started editing in his teens and knew early on that he wanted to be in the entertainment biz. Over 40 years later, his repertoire includes memorable TV shows like Kojak, Matlock, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, Magnum, P.I., 24, Airwolf, the original Battlestar Galactica, and no less than four shows from the popular Law & Order franchise read more…