Seoul Drama Awards 2020 (also known as the Seoul International Drama Awards). The Award shows help in honouring some of the best and brightest of television from South Korea and around the world.
With regards to Level 2.5 social distancing guidelines in the recent COVID-19 outbreak in South Korea. This year’s ceremony is “non-face-to-face,” which means no winners or presenters attended. The ceremony is recorded with the smallest number of people present. It did not air live but the recording was broadcast on MBC today.
The MCs were Kim Soo Ro, GOT7’s Jinyoung, and MBC announcer Park Ji Min.
The Grand Prize for the Seoul Drama Awards 2020 is awarded to the Brazilian TV series “Orphans of a Nation.” KBS’s hit drama “When the Camellia Blooms” took home five awards, including acting awards for Gong Hyo Jin and Kang Ha Neul. tvN’s “Crash Landing on You” also took home two trophies, including one for Son Ye Jin.
Check out the list of winners below!
Grand Prize: “Orphans of a Nation” (Brazil)
Serial Drama Golden Bird Prize: “Bolívar” (Colombia)
Serial Drama Silver Bird Prize: “Mr Fighting” (China)
TV Movie Golden Bird Prize: “The Turncoat” (Germany)
TV Movie Silver Bird Prize: “Everything and Nothing” (South Korea)
Mini-Series Golden Bird Prize: “World on Fire” (United Kingdom)
Mini-Series Silver Bird Prize: “Itaewon Class” (South Korea)
Best Actor: Waleed Zuaiter (“Baghdad Central”)
Best Actress: Gong Hyo Jin (“When the Camellia Blooms”)
Jury’s Special Prize: “The Cage” (Czech Republic), “XX” (South Korea)
Most Popular Foreign Drama: “Snowpiercer” (United States), “Descendants of the Sun” (Philippines), “The New Pope” (Italy)
Excellent Korean Drama: “When the Camellia Blooms”
Outstanding Korean Drama: “Crash Landing on You,” “Stove League,” “Extraordinary You”
Outstanding Korean Actor: Kang Ha Neul (“When the Camellia Blooms”) Best Screenwriter: Im Sang Choon (“When the Camellia Blooms”)
Best Director: Adam Smith (“World on Fire”) Outstanding Korean Actress: Son Ye Jin (“Crash Landing on You”)
Best OST in Korean Drama: “When the Camellia Blooms”)
Short-Form Drama Golden Bird Prize: “18h30” (France)
Asian Star Prize: Dingdong Dantes, Yokohama Ryusei