January 20, 2012 9:36am PT by Carolyn Giardina
Joel Cox, Doug Ibold to Receive ACE Career Achievement Awards
Joel Cox and Doug Ibold will receive American Cinema Editors’ Lifetime Career Achievement Awards at the 62nd Annual ACE Eddie Awards, February 18 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
Collaborators for more than 35 years, Clint Eastwood will present the award to Cox, who won an Oscar for the director’s Unforgiven. The editor received another Oscar nomination for editing Eastwood’s Million Dollar Baby and earned a BAFTA nomination for his work on Changeling. His recent collaborations with Eastwood include J. Edgar, Hereafter, Invictus, Gran Torino, Flags of Our Fathers and Letters from Iwo Jima.
Cox was the editor on additional Eastwood-directed films including Mystic River, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, Absolute Power, and The Bridges of Madison County.
Dick Wolf will present the award to veteran television editor Ibold.
Ibold has been working as an editor in television for more than four decades and has worked on seven television series that produced over 100 episodes each including Miami Vice, Law & Order, Law and Order: SVU, Magnum P.I., and Walker, Texas Ranger.
He received an ACE Eddie nomination and an Emmy nomination for editing Michael Mann’s mini-series Drug Wars: The Cocaine Cartel and received two additional ACE Eddie nominations for Law & Order: SVU and for editing the television series Tour of Duty.