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”
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|Most Popular Foreign Drama||“I Told Sunset About You” & “Signal”||Thailand, Japan|
|Asian Star Prize|| Marcus Chang
“PP” Krit Amnuaydechkorn
|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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