Gonçalves Earns ACE Eddie Awards Nod for His Work on HBO’s “True Detective”

It’s an Eddie good start to the New Year for Affonso Gonçalves

The Brazilian Emmy-nominated film and television editor has received an ACE Eddie Awards nomination from the American Cinema Editors.

Affonso Gonçalves

Gonçalves, best known for his work on the films New York, I Love You, Winter’s Bone and Beasts of the Southern Wild, earned the nod in the Best Edited One-Hour Series for Non-Commercial Television for his work on the “Who Goes There” episode of HBO’s critically acclaimed True Detective. That same episode earned him his first-ever Emmy nomination earlier this year.

It’s his second ACE Eddie Awards nomination…

Gonçalves previously earned an Eddie nod in 2012 in the Best Edited Miniseries or Motion Picture for Television category for his work on HBO’s Mildred Pierce miniseries.

The awards will be announced on January 30 at a ceremony at Los Angeles’ Beverly Hilton Hotel.

Here’s a look at his competition:

BEST EDITED ONE-HOUR SERIES FOR NON-COMMERCIAL TELEVISION
True Detective: “Who Goes There,” Affonso Goncalves
True Detective: “The Secret Fate of All Life,” Alex Hall
House of Cards: “Chapter 14, ” Byron Smith

Garcia Releases New Single “Sunnier Days” from His Upcoming Album

Diego Garcia is making the days much sunnier this summer…

The Argentinian American musician, the former lead singer of the post-punk band Elefant, has released the single “Sunnier Days,” from his upcoming solo album Paradise, due October 8.

Diego Garcia

Garcia is best known for being part of the early-aughts New York scene that spawned the Strokes and Interpol.

His band Elefant played countless downtown gigs and even opened for the latter on tour.

In April 2011, Garcia released his first solo album Laura, which was inspired by his then-girlfriend Laura.

New York magazine once described Garcia as the “Sexiest Lead Singer.”