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The Seoul International Drama Awards 2021: Full List of Winners

The Seoul International Drama Awards 2021, took place online on 21st October at 5:05 PM KST.

The prestigious show was hosted by South Korean Actress Park Eun Bin and South Korean singer, actor Cha Eun Woo at MBC’s Public Hall. The event was streamed live on the social media video sharing platform Youtube.

The Seoul International Drama Awards is an annual award festival that celebrates dramas from all across the globe. 238 works from 41 different countries competed against each other to win awards.

The Seoul International Drama Awards Winners 2021: Check out the full list of Winners

This year’s ceremony was held in absence of a live audience and any face-to-face contact because of the Coronavirus pandemic. The entire event was live-streamed via YouTube.

The 2021 Seoul Drama Awards’ winners are shortlisted by a reputed panel of judges with professional experience in the field like producers, directors, heads of content at big media companies, professors, film critics, etc.

The Seoul Drama Awards are further segregated into three broad categories viz. International Competition, International Invitation, and Outstanding Korean Drama.

The winners of the Seoul Drama Awards 2021 representing 11 countries showcased their talent.

JTBC’s “Missing Child” was the Grand Prize winner of this year, directed by Jo Yong Won, who also won Best Director.

Here is the complete list of winners of the 16th edition of the Seoul Drama Awards 2021:

Award Category Drama / Name Country
Grand Prize  “Missing Child” South Korea
Serial Drama Golden Bird Prize  “The Penthouse” South Korea
Serial Drama Silver Bird Prize  “Go Ahead” China
Mini-Series Golden Bird Prize  “The Investigation” Denmark
Mini-Series Silver Bird Prize  “The Bad Kids” China
TV Movie Golden Bird Prize  “Frederica Montseny, the woman who speaks” Spain
TV Movie Silver Bird Prize  “This House is Mine” Germany
Short-Form Drama Golden Bird Prize  “Passengers” Russia
Short-Form Drama Silver Bird Prize  “Delete Me” Norway
Best Actor  Park Hyuk Kwon – “Missing Child” South Korea
Best Actress  Elle Fanning – “The Great”  United States
Best Director  Jo Yong Won – “Missing Child”  South Korea
Best Screenwriter  Russell T Davies – “It’s a Sin” United Kingdom
Jury’s Special Prize “Bonus Vacation”
“Atlantic Crossing”
“The Pit S4”
Most Popular Foreign Drama  “I Told Sunset About You” &  “Signal” Thailand, Japan
Asian Star Prize  Marcus Chang
Sakaguchi Kentaro
“PP” Krit Amnuaydechkorn
Amanda Manopo
Excellent Korean Drama  “Vincenzo”
Outstanding Korean Drama  “Start-Up,” “Taxi Driver,” “Kairos”
Outstanding Korean Actor  Song Joong Ki  “Vincenzo”
Outstanding Korean Actress  Suzy  “Start-Up”
Best OST in Korean Drama  Young Tak – “Okay”  “Revolutionary Sisters”


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Archana Kabra
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