American Cinema Editors, Inc. was formed in 1950,”to advance the art, science, prestige and dignity of the film editing profession.”
The ACE Educational Centeris a 501C3 non-profit organization. Any contributions toward its support may be taken as charitable tax deductions. It was formed in 1986 and currently supports the following:
Visiting Editors Program – Provides colleges and universities with short-term professional lecturers at no charge to the institution. `
ACE Educational Films – Our three films on the art and craft of editing are “Film Editing: Interpretation and Values”, “Basic Principles of Film Editing” and “The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Editing”. They are reckoned as the standard in film editorial teaching tools. `
Student Editing Competition – Film students from around the country have the opportunity to edit a scene from a television show. Three finalists are given complimentary admission to the annual ACE Eddie Awards. where the winner is announced.