Nancy Meyers, whose latest pic The Intern starring Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway has made $192.5M worldwide since its September release, will receive the ACE Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year Award from the American Cinema Editors. The award will be presented by Steve Martin at the 66th annual ACE Eddie Awards on January 29 at the Beverly Hilton.
Meyers was nominated for an Original Screenplay Oscar in 1981 for Private Benjamin. Her writing credits include Irreconcilable Differences and the Father Of The Bride movies with Martin. She made her direcing debut with 1998’s The Parent Trap and her helming credits include What Women Want, Something’s Gotta Give and It’s Complicated.
The ACE Eddie Awards recognize outstanding editing in 10 categories of film, TV and documentaries. Nominees will be announced January 4.
Oscar-winning lyricists Alan and Marilyn Bergman will receive the Special Award of Merit at the 53rd annual International Cinematographers Guild’s Publicists Awards, set for February 26. The honor is for their “unparalleled record in the creation of memorable songs that are now part of the American psyche.” The pair has been nominated for 16 Best Song Oscars and won for “The Way We Were,” The Thomas Crowne Affair‘s “Windmills of Your Mind” and the music for Yentl, the latter with composer Michel Legrand.