The 11th Seoul International Drama Awards took place this year at the KBS Hall on September 8th, with many Korean and international stars in attendance. Organized by the Seoul Drama Awards Organizing Committee and Korean Broadcasters Association, the festival acknowledges excellence in TV drama production.
This year, Shin Hyun-joon, Minah of Girl’s Day, and Lee Ji-yeon were the MCs for the ceremony. Special performances were held by B.A.P., Rose Motel, Gummy, K.Will, EXID, and more.
This year’s insanely popular drama hit, DESCENDANTS OF THE SUN, took in three of the awards, including ‘Excellent Korean Drama.’ Song Joong-ki won ‘Outstanding Korean Actor’ for his role in the hit drama, and Shin Min-a took in ‘Outstanding Korean Actress’ for her role in OH MY VENUS.
How do you feel about the results?
Via Soompi, here are all of the results below:
Best Director: Susanne Bier from “The Night Manager” (England)
Best Screenwriter: Eva Spreitzhofer from “Little Big Voice” (Austria)
Asian Male Star Prize: Anthony Wong from Hong Kong, Dennis Trillo from the Philippines, Jasper Liu (Liu Yi Hao) from Taiwan
Asian Female Star Prize: Rebecca Lim from Singapore, Fujii Mina from Japan, and Nha Phuong Tran from Vietnam.
Best Korean Drama: “The Flower in Prison”
Excellent Korean Drama: “Descendants of the Sun”
Outstanding Korean Drama OST: “You Are My Everything” by Gummy from “Descendants of the Sun”
TV Movie Silver Bird Prize: “Sabena Hijacking: My Version” from Israel
TV Movie Golden Bird Prize: “Don’t Leave Me” from France
Comedy: “Baskets” from the United States
Jury’s Special Prize: “Journey” from Australia and “Endless Love” from Turkey
Most Popular Foreign Drama of the Year: “Dramaworld” from the United States
Best Actor: Azat Seitmetov from Kazahkstan
Best Actress: Samia Sassi from France
Mini-Series Silver Bird Prize: “Mr. Robot” from the United States
Mini-Series Golden Bird Prize: “Deutschland 83” from Germany
Serial Drama Silver Bird Prize: “A Scholar Dream of Woman” from China
Serial Drama Golden Bird Prize: “Six Flying Dragons” from Korea (also called “The Roots of Throne”)
Outstanding Korean Actor: Song Joong Ki from “Descendants of the Sun”
Outstanding Korean Actress: Shin Min Ah from “Oh My Venus”
Grand Prize: “The Night Manager” from England