The American Cinema Editors is honoring its own tonight with the 69th annual ACE Eddie Awards in Los Angeles, and Deadline is live blogging it all. We’ll post the winners in all 11 categories as they’re announced and pass along quotes from their speeches as well as describing the atmosphere.

Tom Kenny, who has voiced SpongeBob SquarePants for the past 20 years, is hosting the shindig from the International Ballroom at the Beverly Hilton.

Recognizing outstanding editing in film, TV and documentaries, the Eddies have a strong track record of predicting the Best Editing winner at the Academy Awards. Twenty-one of the past 28 ACE winners for best edited dramatic film and 10 of the past 14 have gone on to score the Oscar, including Lee Smith for Dunkirk last year.

In fact, the Eddies are a pretty good barometer for the Best Picture Oscar as well, predicting 17 of the past 28 winners of the Academy’s biggest prize.

Vying for Best Edited Feature Film (Drama) tonight are the editors behind BlackKklansman, Bohemian Rhapsody, First Man, Roma and A Star Is Born. Up for Best Edited Feature Film (Comedy) are Crazy Rich AsiansDeadpool 2The Favourite, Green Book and Vice. Vying for the Oscar in three weeks will be BlackKklansman, Bohemian RhapsodyThe Favourite, Green Book and Vice.

Diane Haithman is reporting from the Hilton tonight, with Erik Pedersen manning the editors desk.

Founded in 1950, the American Cinema Editors efforts to “advance the art and science of the editing profession; to increase the entertainment value of motion pictures by attaining artistic pre-eminence and scientific achievement in the creative art of editing; to bring into close alliance those editors who desire to advance the prestige and dignity of the editing profession.”

This is the 69th annual Eddie Awards, making it among Hollywood’s longest-running trophy shows.

Hi from the International Ballroom at the Beverly Hilton Hotel — I hear it’s starting to rain, but we can’t tell from inside.  First little disappointment of the evening:  ACE Golden Eddie Honoree Guillermo del Toro missed the red carpet, not feeling well, but we are assured he’ll be here to accept his accolades later.

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