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Encyclopedia > Hugo Award for Best Professional Editor

Hugo Award for Best Professional Editor. Awards given in one year are for work done during the previous year. Winners are listed first, with other nominees listed below.

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Hugo Award information - Search.com (936 words)
The Hugo Award trophy was co-designed by longtime SF fan and booster Benedict Jablonski who based the trophy on a rocket-shaped hood ornament from an Oldsmobile 88.
While "bests" had been voted upon at all conventions there were no awards until the 11th Worldcon (Philadelphia, 1953) and this was, at the time, considered a one-time event.
The awards also sparked controversy in 2004 when the prize for Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form was given to a joke awards show acceptance speech featuring Gollum from The Lord of the Rings over acclaimed episodes of Firefly, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Smallville.
Hugo Award - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1008 words)
Hugo Award nominees and winners are chosen by members of the annual World Science Fiction Convention ("Worldcon").
The Hugo Award trophy was co-designed by longtime SF fan and booster Benedict Jablonski who based the trophy on a rocket-shaped hood ornament from an Oldsmobile 88.
The 2006 Hugo Awards ceremony was held on Saturday, August 26, 2006.
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