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Gina Prince-Bythewood to Receive Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year Award



Sizzling off rave critiques for her newest blockbuster, “The Woman King” helmer Gina Prince-Bythewood is about to obtain the ACE (American Cinema Editors) Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Yr Award. Deadline studies that she’ll obtain the dignity on the 73rd annual ACE Eddie Awards held March 5.

Given to “an artist who exemplifies distinguished achievement in the art and business of film,” the Golden Eddie counts “What Women Want” filmmaker Nancy Meyers and Lucasfilm exec Kathleen Kennedy amongst its earlier recipients.

“A supremely versatile trailblazer from day one of her career, Gina Prince-Bythewood has consistently entertained us with intimate films and global blockbusters that explore the human experience through formidable female characters,” stated ACE president Kevin Tent, ACE. “A champion of diverse, character-driven narratives, her latest film — ‘The Woman King’ — is the crown jewel of a career spent pushing boundaries and telling stories that touch our hearts and minds. She is a proud supporter of the editing community and we’re so thrilled to honor her with the Golden Eddie.”

“The Woman King” is now in theaters. Led by Viola Davis, the historic epic follows a gaggle of feminine warriors. Previous to “The Woman King,” Prince-Bythewood directed Netflix smash hit “The Old Guard,” an motion pic about immortal mercenaries starring Charlize Theron and KiKi Layne. Her different movies embrace “Love & Basketball” and “The Secret Life of Bees.”

The ACE Eddie Awards acknowledge achievement in movie and tv modifying. Lynne Willingham, whose modifying credit embrace “Breaking Bad” and “The X-Files,” will obtain a Profession Achievement honor on the 2023 ceremony.

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