The  American Cinema Editors (ACE) will honour Diane Adler and Jerry Greenberg as well as journalist Carolyn Giardina at the 65th Annual ACE Eddie Awards on January 30 in Los Angeles.

Greenberg and Adler will receive the Lifetime Career Achievement Awards while Giardina will receive the 50th annual Robert Wise Award.

Adler is best known for her editing work on the television series The Rockford Files and Spenser: For Hire and Kojak and served as an assistant editor at Warner Bros. She is currently on the board of the Motion Picture Editors Guild and is actively involved in ACE.   

As for Greenberg, the three-time Oscar nominee is known for his work with directors such as Arthur Penn, Francis Ford Coppola and Sidney Lumet. He won the editing Oscar for The French Connection in 1972 and was nominated for two Academy Awards in 1980 for Kramer vs. Kramer and Apocalypse Now.

Specialising in editing and post-production, Giardina is an award-winning journalist and author. She is a co-founder of the Hollywood Post Alliance Awards and serves as a board member for the organisation as well.

“Diane Adler, Jerry Greenberg and Carolyn Giardina represent the best in their fields,” said ACE board of directors. 

“It’s not only their tremendous contributions to film, television and journalism that warrant recognition, it is their tireless dedication to their craft – the tenacity each of them has shown is the kind of energy and dedication that our organisation thrives on and delights in recognising in these outstanding and deserving honourees.”