The American Cinema Editors (ACE) have announced the nominees for the 61st Annual Eddie Awards, which honor the year’s best editing work in film and TV. All five of the films nominated in the Dramatic Film category are considered serious awards contenders, and it’s a good bet that one of the films nominated will receive the Oscar for Best Picture next month.

The list of Eddie Award nominees in the film categories are listed below. For a list of nominees in all categories visit

Best Edited Feature Film (Dramatic):
Black Swan, Andrew Weisblum, A.C.E.
The Fighter, Pamela Martin
Inception, Lee Smith, A.C.E.
The King’s Speech, Tariq Anwar
The Social Network, Angus Wall, A.C.E. and Kirk Baxter

Best Edited Feature Film (Comedy or Musical):
Alice in Wonderland, Chris Lebenzon, A.C.E.
Easy A, Susan Littenberg
The Kids Are All Right, Jeffrey M. Werner
Made in Dagenham, Michael Parker
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Jonathan Amos and Paul Machliss

Best Edited Animated Feature Film:
Despicable Me, Gregory Perler and Pamela Ziegenhagen-Shefland
How to Train Your Dragon, Maryann Brandon, A.C.E. and Darren T. Holmes, A.C.E.
Toy Story 3, Ken Schretzmann and Lee Unkrich, A.C.E.

Best Edited Documentary:
Exit Through the Gift Shop, Tom Fulford and Chris King
Inside Job, Chad Beck and Adam Bolt
Waiting for “Superman”, Jay Cassidy, A.C.E., Greg Finton and Kim Roberts