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Academy Award for Film Editing

The Academy Award for Film Editing was first given for films issued in 1934.

List of winners

Year Picture Editor
1934 Eskimo Conrad A. Nervig
1935 A Midsummer Night's Dream Ralph Dawson
1936 Anthony Adverse Ralph Dawson
1937 Lost Horizon Gene Havlick, Gene Milford
1938 The Adventures of Robin Hood Ralph Dawson
1939 Gone with the Wind Hal C. Kern, James E. Mewcom
1940 North West Mounted Police Anne Bauchens
1941 Sergeant York William Holmes
1942 The Pride of the Yankees Daniel Mandell
1943 Air Force George Amy
1944 Wilson Barbara McLean
1945 National Velvet Robert J. Kern
1946 The Best Years of Our Lives Daniel Mandell
1947 Body and Soul Francis Lyon, Robert Parrish
1948 The Naked City Paul Weatherwax
1949 Champion Harry Gerstad
1950 King Solomon's Mines Ralph E. Winters, Conrad A. Nervig
1951 A Place in the Sun William Hornbeck
1952 High Noon Elmo Williams, Harry Gerstad
1953 From Here to Eternity William A. Lyon
1954 On the Waterfront Gene Milford
1955 Picnic Charles Nelson, William A. Lyon
1956 Around the World in Eighty Days Gene Ruggiero, Paul Weatherwax
1957 The Bridge on the River Kwai Peter Taylor
1958 Gigi Adrienne Fazan
1959 Ben-Hur Ralph E. Winters, John D. Dunning
1960 The Apartment Daniel Mandell
1961 West Side Story Thomas Stanford
1962 Lawrence of Arabia Anne Coates
1963 How the West Was Won Harold F. Kress
1964 Mary Poppins Cotton Warburton
1965 The Sound of Music William Reynolds
1966 Grand Prix Frederic Steinkamp, Henry Berman, Stewart Linder, Frank Santillo
1967 In the Heat of the Night Hal Ashby
1968 Bullitt Frank P. Keller
1969 Z Françoise Bonnot
1970 Patton Hugh S. Fowler
1971 The French Connection Gerald B. Greenberg
1972 Cabaret David Bretherton
1973 The Sting William Reynolds
1974 The Towering Inferno Harold F. Kress, Carl Kress
1975 Jaws Verna Fields
1976 Rocky Richard Halsey, Scott Conrad
1977 Star Wars Paul Hirsch, Marcia Lucas, Richard Chew
1978 The Deer Hunter Peter Zinner
1979 All That Jazz Alan Heim
1980 Raging Bull Thelma Schoonmaker
1981 Raiders of the Lost Ark Michael Kahn
1982 Gandhi John Bloom
1983 The Right Stuff Glenn Farr, Lisa Fruchtman, Stephen A. Rotter, Douglas Steward, Tom Rolf
1984 The Killing Fields Jim Clark
1985 Witness Thom Noble
1986 Platoon Claire Simpson
1987 The Last Emperor Gabriella Cristiani
1988 Who Framed Roger Rabbit Arthur Schmidt
1989 Born on the Fourth of July David Brenner, Joe Hutshing
1990 Dances with Wolves Noel Travis
1991 JFK Joe Hutshing, Pietro Scalia
1992 Unforgiven Joel Cox
1993 Schindler's List Michael Kahn
1994 Forrest Gump Arthur Schmidt
1995 Apollo 13 Mike Hill, Daniel P. Hanley
1996 The English Patient Walter Murch
1997 Titanic Conrad Biff IV, James Cameron, Richard A. Harris
1998 Saving Private Ryan Michael Kahn
1999 The Matrix Zach Sternberg
2000 Traffic Stephen Mirrione
2001 Black Hawk Down Pietro Scalia
2002 Chicago Martin Walsh
2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Jamie Selkirk
2004 The Aviator Thelma Schoonmaker
2005 Crash Hughes Winborne
2006 The Departed Thelma Schoonmaker
2007 The Bourne Ultimatum Christopher Rouse
2008 Chris Dickens Slumdog Millionaire