Michael Kahn, Michael Brown to Receive ACE Lifetime Achievement Awards

Kahn, Steven Spielberg's longtime editor, won Oscars for "Schindler's List" and "Saving Private Ryan," while Brown won Emmys for editing HBO telepics.

Michael Kahn and Michael Brown on Feb. 19 will receive career achievement awards from the American Cinema Editors.

Kahn, best known as Steven Spielberg's lifelong editor, earned three Oscars and three ACE Eddies for cutting Raiders of the Lost Ark, Schindler's List and Saving Private Ryan. He also earned Oscar nominations for Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Fatal Attraction and Munich, and his work includes the upcoming Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides and The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn.

Brown earned Emmys for HBO telefilms Something the Lord Made, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee and Miss Evers' Boys and scored a nomination for 1987 CBS miniseries I'll Take Manhattan.

Kahn and Brown will be honored at the 61st annual ACE Eddie Awards at the Beverly Hilton. Also during the ceremony, Christopher Nolan will be presented with the ACE Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year Award.

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