Satellite Award for Best Editing

The Satellite Award for Best Editing is one of the annual Satellite Awards given by the International Press Academy.

Satellite Award for Best Editing
Awarded forBest Editing
CountryUnited States
Presented byInternational Press Academy
First awarded1996
Currently held byJoe WalkerDune (2021)

Winners and nominees


Year Film Editor(s)
1996 Independence Day David Brenner
The English Patient Walter Murch
Fargo Roderick Jaynes
Mission: Impossible Paul Hirsch
Romeo + Juliet Jill Bilcock
1997 Titanic Conrad Buff IV and Richard A. Harris
Air Force One Richard Francis-Bruce
Amistad Michael Kahn
Boogie Nights Dylan Tichenor
L.A. Confidential Peter Honess
1998 Saving Private Ryan Michael Kahn
Beloved Andy Keir and Carol Littleton
Pleasantville William Goldenberg
Shakespeare in Love David Gamble
The Thin Red Line Leslie Jones, Saar Klein, and Billy Weber
1999 The Sixth Sense Andrew Mondshein
American Beauty Tariq Anwar and Christopher Greenbury
Buena Vista Social Club Brian Johnson
The Insider William Goldenberg, David Rosenbloom, and Paul Rubell
Sleepy Hollow Chris Lebenzon and Joel Negron
The Talented Mr. Ripley Walter Murch


Year Film Editor(s)
2000 Thirteen Days Conrad Buff IV
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (Wo hu cang long) Tim Squyres
Gladiator Pietro Scalia
Mission: Impossible 2 Steven Kemper and Christian Wagner
Traffic Stephen Mirrione
2001 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring John Gilbert
Amélie (Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain) Hervé Schneid
A Beautiful Mind Daniel P. Hanley and Mike Hill
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Richard Francis-Bruce
Moulin Rouge! Jill Bilcock
2002 Gangs of New York Thelma Schoonmaker
Adaptation Eric Zumbrunnen
Insomnia Dody Dorn
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Michael J. Horton
One Hour Photo Jeffrey Ford
2003 The Last Samurai Victor Du Bois and Steven Rosenblum
House of Sand and Fog Lisa Zeno Churgin
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Jamie Selkirk
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World Lee Smith
Mystic River Joel Cox
Seabiscuit William Goldenberg
2004 Collateral Jim Miller and Paul Rubell
The Aviator Thelma Schoonmaker
Closer John Bloom and Antonia Van Drimmelen
House of Flying Daggers (Shi mian mai fu) Long Cheng
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events Dylan Tichenor
Spider-Man 2 Bob Murawski
2005 Brokeback Mountain Geraldine Peroni and Dylan Tichenor
Good Night, and Good Luck Stephen Mirrione
Jarhead Walter Murch
Kung Fu Hustle (Kung Fu) Angie Lam
Sin City Robert Rodriguez
War of the Worlds Michael Kahn
2006 X-Men: The Last Stand Mark Goldblatt, Mark Helfrich, and Julia Wong
Babel Douglas Crise and Stephen Mirrione
Dreamgirls Virginia Katz
Flags of Our Fathers Joel Cox
Miami Vice William Goldenberg and Paul Rubell
2007 American Gangster Pietro Scalia
The Bourne Ultimatum Christopher Rouse
Eastern Promises Ronald Sanders
La Vie en Rose (La Môme) Richard Marizy
The Lookout Jill Savitt
No Country for Old Men Roderick Jaynes
2008 Iron Man Dan Lebental
Australia Dody Dorn and Michael McCusker
The Dark Knight Lee Smith
Frost/Nixon Daniel P. Hanley and Mike Hill
Quantum of Solace Matt Chessé and Rick Pearson
Slumdog Millionaire Chris Dickens
2009 The Hurt Locker Chris Innis and Bob Murawski
2012 David Brenner and Peter S. Elliot
District 9 Julian Clarke
It Might Get Loud Greg Finton
Nine Claire Simpson and Wyatt Smith
Red Cliff (Chi bi) Robert A. Ferretti, Yang Hongyu, Angie Lam, and David Wu


Year Film Editor(s)
Please Give Robert Frazen
Inception Lee Smith
Shutter Island Thelma Schoonmaker
The Social Network Kirk Baxter and Angus Wall
The Town Dylan Tichenor
Unstoppable Robert Duffy and Chris Lebenzon
The Guard Chris Gill
The Descendants Kevin Tent
Drive Mat Newman
Shame Joe Walker
War Horse Michael Kahn
Warrior Sean Albertson, Matt Chessé, John Gilroy, and Aaron Marshall
Silver Linings Playbook Jay Cassidy and Crispin Struthers
Cloud Atlas Alexander Berner
Flight Jeremiah O'Driscoll
Les Misérables Chris Dickens and Melanie Ann Oliver
The Sessions Lisa Bromwell
Zero Dark Thirty Dylan Tichenor and William Goldenberg
American Hustle Alan Baumgarten, Jay Cassidy, and Crispin Struthers
12 Years a Slave Joe Walker
Gravity Alfonso Cuarón and Mark Sanger
Prisoners Joel Cox and Gary D. Roach
Rush Daniel P. Hanley and Mike Hill
The Wolf of Wall Street Thelma Schoonmaker
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes William Hoy and Stan Salfas
American Sniper Joel Cox and Gary D. Roach
Birdman Douglas Crise and Stephen Mirrione
Boyhood Sandra Adair
Fury Jay Cassidy and Dody Dorn
The Imitation Game William Goldenberg
Sicario Joe Walker
Bridge of Spies Michael Kahn
Carol Affonso Gonçalves
The Martian Pietro Scalia
Spectre Lee Smith
Steve Jobs Elliot Graham
Hacksaw Ridge John Gilbert
Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk Tim Squyres
The Birth of a Nation Steven Rosenblum
La La Land Tom Cross
Lion Alexandre de Franceschi
Moonlight Joi McMillon and Nat Sanders
War for the Planet of the Apes William Hoy and Stan Salfas
Baby Driver Paul Machliss and Jonathan Amos
Darkest Hour Valerio Bonelli
Dunkirk Lee Smith
The Shape of Water Sidney Wolinsky
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Jon Gregory
Roma Alfonso Cuarón
BlacKkKlansman Barry Alexander Brown
First Man Tom Cross
If Beale Street Could Talk Joi McMillon and Nat Sanders
A Star Is Born Jay Cassidy
Widows Joe Walker
Ford v Ferrari Andrew Buckland and Michael McCusker
1917 Lee Smith
The Irishman Thelma Schoonmaker
Joker Jeff Groth
Marriage Story Jennifer Lame
Rocketman Chris Dickens


Year Film Editor(s)
The Trial of the Chicago 7 Alan Baumgarten
The Father Yorgos Lamprinos
Mank Kirk Baxter
Minari Harry Yoon
Nomadland Chloé Zhao
One Night in Miami... Tariq Anwar
Dune Joe Walker
Belfast Úna Ní Dhonghaíle
King Richard Pamela Martin
Licorice Pizza Andy Jurgensen
The Power of the Dog Peter Sciberras
tick, tick... BOOM! Myron Kerstein and Andrew Weisblum


  1. ^ "2010 | Categories". International Press Academy.
  2. ^ "2011 | Categories". International Press Academy.
  3. ^ "2012 | Categories". International Press Academy.
  4. ^ "2013 | Categories". International Press Academy.
  5. ^ "2014 | Categories". International Press Academy.
  6. ^ "2015 | Categories". International Press Academy.
  7. ^ "2016 | Categories". International Press Academy.
  8. ^ "2017 Winners". International Press Academy.
  9. ^ "2018 Winners". International Press Academy.
  10. ^ "2019 Winners". International Press Academy.
  11. ^ "2020 Winners". International Press Academy.
  12. ^ "2021 Winners". International Press Academy.

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