Nominees for Best Film Editing at the 2012 Academy Awards ceremony, announced on January 24, 2012. The Academy Award for Film Editing is one of the annual awards of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Nominations for this award are closely correlated with the Academy Award for Best Picture. Since 1981, every film selected as Best Picture has also been nominated for the Film Editing Oscar, and about two thirds of the Best Picture winners have also won for Film Editing.
The nominees for Best Film Editing at the 2012 Academy Awards include 'The Artist,' 'The Descendants,' 'The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo,' 'Hugo' and 'Moneyball.'