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Oscars: 'The Social Network' wins for film editing

February 27, 2011 |  7:35 pm

Social “The Social Network’s” Angus Wall and Kirk Baxter won the Oscar for film editing at the 83rd Academy Awards on Sunday night. This is the second nomination for Wall and Baxter, who were previously nominated together for their work on “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.” They also won the BAFTA Award for editing with their work on “The Social Network.”

Wall and Baxter competed against Andrew Weisblum for “Black Swan,” Pamela Martin for “The Fighter,” Tariq Anwar for “The King’s Speech” and Jon Harris for “127 Hours.”

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Photo: Angus Wall, left, and Kirk Baxter congratulate each other for their win for "The Social Network." Credit: Associated Press.


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