American Cinema Editors (ACE) Collection

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents




The objects and purposes of the American Cinema Editors are to advance the art and science of the film editing profession; to increase the entertainment value of motion pictures by attaining artistic pre-eminence and scientific achievement in the creative art of film editing; to bring into close alliance those film editors who desire to advance the prestige and dignity of the film editing profession.

The Interviews co-produced oral histories with the ACE from 2001 to 2009.

Sidney M. Katz on advice to aspiring editors
George Watters on editing Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C., produced by Sheldon Leonard
John Soh on deciding he wanted to be an editor
Millie Moore on how women editors have progressed through the years
Alan Jaggs on editing The Dick Van Dyke Show
Neil Travis on editing Kunte Kinte's capture in part one of Roots
Interviews in this Collection