Disney’s Korean fantasy drama Shifting was the large winner Sunday on the Busan Worldwide Movie Competition’s Asia Contents Awards, which honors excellence in content material creation for TV and streaming companies throughout the area.
Shifting, which has develop into Disney+ and Hulu’s most-watched Korean collection each in Asia and globally, took house the first-place finest artistic award, finest author (for webtoon artist turned screenwriter Kang Full), finest lead actor (collection star Ryu Seung-ryong), finest newcomer actor (co-star Lee Jung-ha), finest newcomer actress (Go Yoon Jung) and finest visible results. Shifting tells the story of a gaggle of South Korean spies working to guard their super-powered kids from hurt and exploitation by the hands of malicious authorities businesses. The collection has been praised for its fascinating mix of genres and revolutionary tackle the superhero story.
The Busan competition, thought of essentially the most influential movie occasion in Asia, created the Asia Contents Awards & World OTT Awards in 2019 in an effort to ecapsulate and have a good time the surging reputation of authentic collection manufacturing within the area — a lot of it pushed by the native arrival of deep-pocketed world streaming platforms.
Sunday’s awards ceremony was co-hosted by actor Kim Kang-woo (The Style of Cash and The Lacking) and Ok-pop star Nancy of woman group Momoland. The occasion additionally featured particular performances by singer-songwriter Lee Seung-yoon and Ok-pop woman group Alice.
Different awards had been unfold out extra evenly amongst varied platformer’s authentic collection. The most effective OTT authentic award went to the high-school drama collection Weak Hero Class 1, which performs on Wavve in South Korea and Kocowa, Viki, and IQIYI abroad. Netflix’s hit crime drama Scoop took two trophies, finest Asian TV collection and finest lead actress (for star Karishma Tanna). The most effective actuality collection prize was shared by Netflix’s hit competitors present Bodily: 100 and Meta’s meals collection Let’s Feast Vietnam.
See under for the entire record of winners on the 2023 Asia Contents Awards & World OTT Awards
Greatest Inventive: Shifting
Greatest OTT Unique: Weak Hero Class 1
Greatest Asian TV Collection: Scoop
Greatest Actuality & Selection: Let’s Feast Vietnam, Bodily: 100
Greatest Director: Xin Shuang, The Lengthy Season
Greatest Author: Kang Full, Shifting
Greatest Lead Actor: Ryu Seung Ryong, Shifting
Greatest Lead Actress: Karishma Tanna, Scoop
Greatest Supporting Actor: Hsueh Shih-Ling, Taiwan Crime Tales
Greatest Supporting Actress: Lim Ji-yeon, The Glory
Greatest Newcomer Actor: Lee Jung Ha, Shifting
Greatest Newcomer Actress: Go Youn Jung, Shifting
Greatest Visible Results: Shifting
Inventive Past Border: Trade 2, One Day Off
New Know-how: TVing
Particular Contribution for Ok-Contents: Viu, Wavve Amercias
Particular Contribution for OTT Business: Watcha
Lifetime Achievement Award: Kim Jonghak
Asian Excellence Award: Yuya Yagira, Gannibal
Rising Star of the Yr: Wen Junhui, Buffy Chen