Nancy Meyers To Receive
ACE Golden Eddie
Filmmaker of the Year Award
From American Cinema Editors (ACE)
UNIVERSAL CITY, California, December 15, 2015 – Prolific filmmaker Nancy Meyers has been selected by the Board of Directors of American Cinema Editors (ACE) to be honored with the organization’s prestigious ACE Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year Award. The award will be presented to Meyers by long-time collaborator Steve Martin at the 66th Annual ACE Eddie Awards black-tie ceremony on Friday, January 29, 2016 in the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
“Nancy Meyers has been delighting and moving audiences around the world with deeply human, relatable stories for over three decades,” stated the ACE Board of Directors. “As a writer and director, she’s brought us some of the most beloved films in recent memory, and pioneered the art of telling stories with strong female characters at their center. From ‘Private Benjamin’ to her most recent film ‘The Intern,” Nancy is a trailblazing filmmaker and we’re thrilled to celebrate her body of work thus far.”
Meyers joins a distinguished group of past ACE Golden Eddie honorees including Frank Marshall, Steven Spielberg, Quentin Tarantino, Norman Jewison, Alexander Payne, James Cameron, Clint Eastwood, George Lucas, Francis Ford Coppola, Kathleen Kennedy, Christopher Nolan, Martin Scorsese, Saul Zaentz, Paul Greengrass and Stanley Donen, among others.
ACE, the entertainment industry’s honorary society of film editors, is comprised of over 750 accomplished editors working in film and television. The ACE Eddie Awards recognize outstanding editing in ten categories of film, television and documentaries. Nominees for the 66th Annual ACE Eddie Awards will be announced on January 4, 2016.