Slumdog Grabs More Awards

DANNY BOYLE's Oscar-nominated movie SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE has bagged another clutch of prizes - scooping top honours at separate awards dinners on Sunday (15Feb09).
Slumdog editor Chris DICkens was handed the best-edited feature film prize at the 59th annual American Cinema Editors (ACE) awards, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles.
On the same night, Slumdog cinematographer Anthony Dod Mantle was honoured in the cinematic feature category at the prestigious American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) awards, at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in L.A.
The Dark Knight director Chris Nolan was also a winner at the ASC awards - he was presented with the ASC Board of Governors Award in recognition of his contribution to the filmmaking industry.
Screen legend Clint Eastwood was on hand to present the ASC Lifetime Achievement Award to his longtime collaborator Jack Green, while Donald MCAlpine was the recipient of The ASC International Achievement Award. Robert Liu was given the Career Achievement in Television Award.
At the ACE Awards, Arthur Schmidt and Sidney Katz were awarded the Career Achievement prize, while Wall-E made history by becoming the first animated feature film to win an ACE award. The movie's editor Stephen Schaffer also won best edited feature comedy or musical.
Jinx Godfrey was presented with the best edited documentary award for Man on Wire, while Meg Reticker, Lynne Willingham, Michael Ruscio, Andy Keir and Scott Powell were honoured in the television categories.


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