Through this article, explore the list of the winners in the category of Oscar (Academy Award) for Best Film Editing.


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Best Film Editing

'Oscar for Best Film Editing' was presented for the first time in the year 1934. The name of the award under this category has undergone changes occasionally. For instance, for the year 2008, the award will be known as 'Academy Award for Achievement in Film Editing'.
 
The nominees for this category are determined by a ballot of the members of the Editing Branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). For 2008, the editing branch comprised of 223 members.
 
This award is given to only the principal, "above the line" editors and not additional editors, supervising editors, etc. Go through the list of the winners in the category of 'Academy Award for Best Film Editing'.
 
Oscar Award for Best Film Editing
 
Year
Film
Winner
2009
Slumdog Millionaire
Chris Dickens
2008 
The Bourne Ultimatum
Christopher Rouse
2007
The Departed
Thelma Schoonmaker
2006 
Crash
Hughes Winborne
2005
The Aviator
Thelma Schoonmaker
2004
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Jamie Selkirk
2003
Chicago
Martin Walsh
2002
Black Hawk Down
Pietro Scalia
2001
Traffic
Stephen Mirrione
2000
The Matrix
Zach Staenberg
1999
Saving Private Ryan
Michael Kahn
1998
Titanic
Conrad Buff, James Cameron, Richard A. Harris
1997
The English Patient
Walter Murch
1996
Apollo 13
Mike Hill, Daniel P. Hanley
1995
Forrest Gump
Arthur Schmidt
1994
Schindler's List
Michael Kahn
1993
Unforgiven
Joel Cox
1992
JFK
Joe Hutshing, Pietro Scalia
1991
Dances with Wolves
Neil Travis

  
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