Lori Jane Coleman, ACE, Diana Friedberg, ACE, and William Gordean, ACE, to Be Recognized Next Month
American Cinema Editors is giving its Heritage Award to Lori Jane Coleman, ACE, Diana Friedberg, ACE, and William Gordean, ACE. The three editors have been instrumental in the administration of the ACE Internship program over its 20-year-plus history.
Coleman has been the director of the ACE Internship Program for more than 20 years, while working on series including Chicago Hope and Picket Fences and, along with co-honoree Diana Friedberg, co-writing two books on film editing as a career, Make the Cut: A Guide to Becoming a Successful Assistant Editor in Film and TV and Jump Cut: How to Jump Start Your Career as a Film Editor. Friedberg has co-chaired the ACE Internship Program for 18 years, and William Gordean, whose credits include The Cannonball Run and Smokey and the Bandit II, was its founder.
ACE's Heritage Award recognizes "unwavering commitment to advancing the image of the film editor, cultivating respect for the art and craft of the editing profession, and tireless dedication to ACE."
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