February 08, 2013 1:16pm PT by Carolyn Giardina
Editors Richard Marks, Larry Silk to Receive ACE Career Achievement Awards
Editors Richard Marks, whose credits include Terms of Endearment, and Larry Silk, whose work includes One Survivor Remembers, will receive American Cinema Editors’ Career Achievement Awards at the 63rd annual ACE Eddie Awards on Feb. 16 at the Beverly Hilton.
Marks has earned Oscar nominations for James L. Brooks’ Terms of Endearment, Broadcast News and As Good As it Gets as well as for Francis Ford Coppola’s Apocalypse Now, a shared editing credit with Walter Murch, Gerald B. Greenburg and Lisa Fruchtman.
He also received Eddie Award nominations for Apocalypse Now, Broadcast News, As Good As it Gets and Julie & Julia. Additional credits include Serpico, St. Elmo’s Fire and A League of Their Own.
Silk edited the Oscar-winning documentaries One Survivor Remembers, Marjoe and American Dream. He also worked on such films as Pumping Iron, Woody Allen: Wild Man Blues and The Burning Wall.
He spent the beginning of his career working for the major networks, along with PBS and HBO, working on documentaries from the '60s to the '80s. Now retired, Silk teaches graduate film students at NYU.
During the ACE ceremony, Alexander Payne and Kenneth Turan will present the award to Marks and Barbara Kopple will present to Silk. As previously announced, Steven Spielberg will receive the ACE Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year honor.