Last night the Association of Independent Creative Editors held its
annual creative editing awards at the Museum of Broadcast Communications in Chicago.
Arcade Edit was one of the night's big winners, with the Dialogue award going to
Paul Martinez for Nike's "Voices," a stirring spot that couples images of young girls
speaking with the voices of their older "selves" to illustrate how they shouldn't be afraid to be athletes.
The shop's Geoff Hounsell also took the National Campaign award for a series of three eBay spots out of Venables Bell depicting the usefulness of the auction site's new mobile app.
Cut+Run London's Eve Ashwell also earned double nods, in Automotive and
Storytelling for Publicis London's Renault spot "Life in Four Years," which shows how a young man grows
up in that span of time, along with his car.
Other honored spots included BBDO New York's hilarious "Kyrie in the Air" for
Footlocker. Edited by Cutting Room's Chuck Willis, it featured the longest, and
most colorful slam-dunk ever. The Whitehouse/London's Russell Icke also took
the Montage award for Powerade's "Power Through," and Final Cut's Jeff Buchanan earned the fashion award for Target's "Color Changes
Outside of the film editors, Tom Jucarone earned the Audio Mix award for Google's "Introducing Google Play," The Mill N.Y.'s Fergus McCall won the Color Grading
honor for Hennessy's "Manny," out of Droga5 New York and 740 Sound Design's
Eddie Kim and Rommel Molina earned the Sound Design award for Adidas "Wake
Up," capturing the fall and return of Derrick Rose, out of 180LA.
For the full list of winners, head over to the AICE's site.