The Hurt Locker wins top prize at editors’ awards

Kathryn Bigelow’s war film, which is nominated for a string of awards at this month’s (Feb10) Oscars, landed the trophy for best editing for a dramatic feature at the ceremony.

Hit comedy The Hangover won best editing in a musical/comedy, while Lethal Weapon director Richard Donner was honoured with the ACE Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year Award.

The award was presented to Donner by the film’s star Mel Gibson at the event in Beverly Hills.