The board of American Cinema Editors (ACE) said on Friday the group will present the filmmaker with its ACE Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year Award. 

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Abrams will receive the award at the 67th Annual ACE Eddie Awards black-tie ceremony on January 27 in Los Angeles.

His feature credits include box office juggernaut Star Wars: The Force Awakens, both Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness, as well as Mission: Impossible III and Super 8.

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