Alan Heim

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Alan Heim
Born (1936-05-31) May 31, 1936 (age 80)
The Bronx, New York, USA
Other names Allan Heim
Occupation Film editor
Years active 1963-present

Alan Heim, ACE (born May 31, 1936) is an Academy Award-winning American film editor who was born in the Bronx, New York. With a long and distinguished career in the film business, Heim has more than thirty feature-film credits to his name, and has been elected to membership in the American Cinema Editors (ACE). Heim has also served as President of the ACE organization and as President of the Motion Picture Editors Guild (MPEG), the IATSE union that represents film editors, sound mixers and post-production craftspeople.[1][2] Heim had an extended collaboration with director Bob Fosse, and he edited All That Jazz (1979). For that film, Heim received the Academy Award for Best Film Editing, the BAFTA Award for Best Editing, and the American Cinema Editors Eddie Award. All That Jazz was included on a 2012 list of the best edited 75 films of all time that was compiled by the membership of the Motion Picture Editors Guild.[3]

Selected filmography[edit]

Awards & Nominations[edit]

  • 2012 - CameraImage Special Award - Lifetime Achievement award "Editor with Unique Visual Sensitivity"
  • 2010 - American Cinema Editors ACE Eddie award winner - "Best Edited Miniseries or Motion Picture for Television" - Grey Gardens (2009) (Shared with editor Lee Percy)
  • 2009 - Primetime Emmy Nomination - "Outstanding Single Camera Picture Editing for a Miniseries or a Movie" -
    Grey Gardens (2009) (shared with editor Lee Percy)
  • 2000 - American Cinema Editors ACE Eddie award winner - "Best Edited Motion Picture for Non-Commercial Television" - Introducing Dorothy Dandridge
  • 2000 - Primetime Emmy Nomination - "Outstanding Single Camera Picture Editing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special" Introducing Dorothy Dandridge
  • 1981 - BAFTA Award winner - "Best Editing" - All That Jazz
  • 1980 - Academy Award winner - "Best Film Editing" - All That Jazz
  • 1980 - American Cinema Editors ACE Eddie award winner "Best Edited Feature Film" - All That Jazz
  • 1979 - American Cinema Editors ACE Eddie award nominee - "Best Edited Episode from a Television Mini-Series" - Holocaust TV series (shared with editors Stephen A. Rotter, and Brian Smedley-Aston)
  • 1978 - BAFTA Award nomination - "Best Film Editing" - Network
  • 1978 - Primetime Emmy Winner - "Outstanding Film Editing in a Drama Series Holocaust TV series (shared with editors Stephen A. Rotter, Robert M. Reitano, Craig McKay, and Brian Smedley-Aston)
  • 1977 - Academy Award nomination "Best Film Editing" - Network
  • 1977 - American Cinema Editors ACE Eddie award nominee "Best Edited Feature Film" - Network
  • 1973 - Primetime Emmy Nomination - "Outstanding Achievement in Film Editing for Entertainment Programming for a Special or Feature Length Program of a Series" Liza with a Z (1972)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] American Cinema Editors (ACE) Official website
  2. ^ [2] Motion Picture Editors Guild (MPEG) Official website
  3. ^ "The 75 Best Edited Films". Editors Guild Magazine. 1 (3). May 2012. 

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