The Artist and The Descendants honoured at Eddie Awards

Hazanavicius and Anne-Sophie Bion, his fellow editor on the film, landed the Best Edited Comedy or Musical Film prize at the Los Angeles ceremony.

The Descendants director Alexander Payne was presented with the Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year Award by actress Reese Witherspoon, while Kevin Tent gained a second honour for the movie after scooping Best Editing of a Dramatic Feature.

Craig Wood won the Best Editing of an Animated Feature for Rango, while editors for TV shows Curb Your Enthusiasm, Breaking Bad and Homeland were also recognised.