Posts Tagged ‘awards’

Drama Casting & News
tvN launches its own award ceremony
by | August 13, 2014 | 86 Comments
The Big Three broadcasters have one more reason to be wary of tvN, which is nipping at their heels as a rival — and doing a frankly bang-up job of becoming a worthy competitor despite its smaller, newer rookie status as a cable programmer. Now tvN has announced that it’ll be launching its own awards... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
50th Baeksang Arts Awards
by | May 27, 2014 | 192 Comments
Spread the love around must’ve been this year’s mantra at the 50th annual Baeksang Awards, where the (somewhat) best of both film and television come to pick up shiny trophies. Once you get past the initial Huh, what, why? of the nominee list, the winners list is no surprise. There wasn’t a big sweep by... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Nominees announced for Baeksang Arts Awards
by | April 28, 2014 | 301 Comments
In the past, I haven’t posted up full nominee rosters for the big awards ceremonies—sometimes I miss the nomination announcements and sometimes I just want to wait to see the winners list. But I figure it may be a point of interest for y’all, so here you go: the nominees for the 50th Baeksang Arts... More »
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2013 KBS Drama Awards
by | December 31, 2013 | 160 Comments
Here’s the last of this year’s drama awards over at KBS, where God of the Workplace, Good Doctor, and Secret were the big winners of the evening. Unsurprisingly, Kim Hye-soo took home the Daesang for her performance in God of the Workplace. She’s fabulous; her outfit, not so much. Just wait for it. Joo-won took... More »


Drama Casting & News
2013 SBS Drama Awards
by | December 31, 2013 | 172 Comments
New Year’s Eve was the big night for the SBS Drama Awards (and KBS as well, which will be up next), and Lee Bo-young came out on top for one of the year’s unexpected successes, I Hear Your Voice. (I say unexpected because the drama was given its timeslot hastily when another show fell through... More »


Drama Casting & News
2013 MBC Drama Awards
by | December 30, 2013 | 240 Comments
Year-end awards are here! At least the first of the bunch is, with MBC putting on its ceremony the night before SBS and KBS follow suit with theirs. These awards ceremonies are historically more like thank-you gifts to actors than actual acting awards based on strength of performances, and it’s a fact I’ve long accepted... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
2013 Blue Dragon Film Awards
by | November 22, 2013 | 106 Comments
Fall marks the start of awards season, and today we have the 34th Blue Dragon Film Awards, one of the major film industry ceremonies, along with the Grand Bell (Daejong) Awards earlier this month and the Baeksang Awards in the spring. You’ll recognize many familiar faces, not just from the other festivals and ceremonies this... More »


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50th Grand Bell Awards
by | November 1, 2013 | 69 Comments
Ack, is it that time of year already? WHERE DID THE YEAR GO. The 50th Grand Bell Awards (aka Daejong Film Awards) were held on November 1, and kicks off the season of red-carpet awards ceremonies. There were a few big films that carried off the lion’s share of prizes, but it was a far... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Bo-young wins Daesang at Korea Drama Awards
by | October 3, 2013 | 158 Comments
Aw, what a happy night for Lee Bo-young, who got to arrive on the arm of a noona-killer, pick up the grand prize of the evening, and go home to her new hubby Ji Sung. Sometimes when you’re on fire, you’re on fiyah. The actress took home the top honor at the Korea Drama Awards... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
49th Baeksang Arts Awards
by | May 9, 2013 | 169 Comments
The Baeksang Arts Awards really snuck up on me this year. This awards ceremony is the lone wolf being held in the springtime rather than toward the end of the year (as is the case with the broadcaster events and film awards like the Grand Bells and Blue Dragons), and is also unusual in that... More »


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Yoo Ji-tae wins Jury Prize at Deauville for directorial debut
by | March 10, 2013 | 18 Comments
Wow, congrats to Yoo Ji-tae on his Jury Prize win this weekend at the 15th Deauville Asian Film Festival in France. (To clarify, it’s not his first directorial endeavor ever, but it is his debut feature.) The award went to his film titled Mai Ratima, which is about a Thai woman named Mai (played by... More »