joe walker a.c.e.
Joe Walker is a celebrated British film editor working in Los Angeles, California who was initially trained as a classical composer.
In 2022, Walker won the Academy Award for Best Film Editing for his work on Dune . Furthermore, he is a two-time Academy Award nominee and a three-time BAFTA Nominee for his exemplary work on films such as 12 Years a Slave, Arrival and Blade Runner 2049. He has been nominated for the Evening Standard Theatre Award in 2009, and the British Independent Film Award in 2010. In 2012, Walker won the European Film Award for Best Editor for the feature film Shame starring Michael Fassbender. Additionally, Walker has been nominated for The Satellite Award in 2011, 2013, 2015 and was the winner in 2016 for the American crime thriller-movie Sicario directed by Denis Villeneuve.
Walker has received a string of four nominations over five years from the American Cinema Editor's Award for the Best Edited Dramatic Feature Film. In 2016, Walker won this award for his acclaimed work in the feature film Arrival starring Amy Adams and Forest Whitaker. Walker recently finished cutting Widows for director Steve McQueen and is currently editing the feature film Dune for Director Denis Villeneuve.