Netflix’s Korean Titles: All Of The Wins and Nominations

Glimmering nights at the 30th Buil Film Awards, Asia Contents Awards 2021 and the15th Asian Film Awards

Netflix films and series have reached new heights at various awards ceremonies with a great number of wins and nominations.

First of all, Jun Jong-seo won Best Actress at the 30th Buil Film Awards. The Call is a mystery thriller film about a phone call that connects two women living in different times, ultimately changing their fates. The solid narrative, extreme suspense, unique mise-en-scène, and strong female characters sets the film apart from others.

Jun Jong-seo

At the Buil Film Awards this year, Hellbound star Yoo Ah-in attended as a presenter and Night in Paradise was nominated in 6 categories while Space Sweepers won the Art/Technical Award. Space Sweepers is a sci-fi blockbuster depicting a crew of misfits who chase after space debris in the year 2092 and come across a humanoid robot that is a weapon of mass destruction. Space Sweepers was also nominated in 2 other categories for the Buil Film Awards and 3 categories for the Asian Film Awards.

On the other hand, the Asian Contents Awards (ACA), which highlights excellent series across Asia, announced the wins for Sweet Home and Move to Heaven on 7 October 2021.

Lee Je-hoon

Sweet Home, which tells the story of Hyun-su, a reclusive student who loses his family and experiences terror after moving to an apartment, won the Technical Achievement Award. Ko Min-si also won the Best Newcomer-Actress award for her portrayal of Eun-yu who is a resident of the apartment complex. Song Kang, who plays Hyun-su, won the Excellence Award. With an original story, a strong cast, and stunning creature visuals, the series reached a new milestone in Korean content history.

Ko Min-si

Move to Heaven won the Best Creative, Best Writer, and Best Actor awards. Move to Heaven shows Geu-ru and his uncle Sang-gu working as trauma cleaners who help the deceased with their final move and deliver the untold stories of the deceased to their loved ones. This series conveys deep sympathy and heartfelt healing with a warm view on life, death, and people.

Sweet Home received 3 nominations in categories and Move to Heaven received nominations in 3 categories. Furthermore, Navillera received nominations in 2 categories.

The Call, Sweet Home, Space Sweepers, Night in Paradise, and Move to Heaven made great achievements at these leading awards ceremonies. You can view them all now, only on Netflix.

Please find the full list of wins and nominations below:

 

2021 Buil Film Awards

Awards

  • The Call : Best Actress – Jun Jong-seo
  • Space Sweepers : Art/Technical Award – Jeong Seong-jin, Jeong Chol-min

Nominations

  • The Call : Best New Director – Lee Chung-hyun
  • Space Sweepers : Best Cinematography – Byun Bong-sun, Best Music – Kim Tae-seong
  • Night in Paradise : Best Actor – Um Tae-goo, Best Actress – Jeon Yeo-been, Best Supporting Actor – Cha Seoung-won, Best Cinematography – Kim Young-ho, Best Music – Mowg

 

Asia Contents Awards 2021

Awards

  • Move to Heaven : Best Creative, Best Actor – Lee Je-hoon, Best Writer – Yoon Ji-ryun
  • Sweet Home : Technical Achievement Award, Best Newcomer-Actress – Ko Min-si, Excellence Award – Song Kang

Nominations

Sweet Home : Best OTT Original, Creative Beyond Border, Best Actress – Lee Si-young

Move to Heaven : Best OTT Original, Creative Beyond Border, Best Newcomer-Actor – Tang Jun-sang

Navillera : Best Asian TV Series, Best Newcomer-Actor – Song Kang

 

15th Asian Film Awards

Nominations

  • Space Sweepers : Best Costume Design – Cho Sang-kyung & Kwak Jung-ae, Best Visual Effects – Jeong Seong-jin & Jeong Chol-min, Best Sound – Choi Tae-young
  • The Call : Best Actress – Jun Jong-seo

 

Information

Title : The Call
Directed by : Lee Chung-hyun
Starring : Park Shin-hye, Jun Jong-seo et al.
Produced by : Yong Film
Distributed by : Netflix
Release Date : November 27, 2020
Website: www.netflix.com/TheCall

 

Information

Title : Sweet Home
Directed by : Lee Eung-bok
Based on : Sweet Home by Kim Carnby and Hwang Young-chan
Written by : Hong So-ri, Kim Hyung-min, and Park So-jung
Starring : Song Kang, Lee Jin-uk, Lee Si-young, Lee Do-hyun, Kim Nam-hee, Ko Min-si, Park Kyu-young, Go Youn-jung, Kim Gap-soo, Kim Sang-ho et al.
Distributed by : Netflix
Produced by : Studio Dragon, Studio N
Website: www.netflix.com/SweetHome

 

Information

Title : Space Sweepers
Directed by : Jo Sung-hee
Written by: Jo Sung-hee, Mokan
Starring : Song Joong-ki, Kim Tae-ri, Jin Sun-kyu, Yoo Hai-jin, Richard Armitage et al.
Produced by : Bidangil Pictures
Distributed by : Netflix
Release Date : February 5, 2021
Website : www.netflix.com/SpaceSweepers

 

Information

Title : Night in Paradise
Written and Directed by : Park Hoon-jung
Starring : Um Tae-goo, Jeon Yeo-been, Cha Seoung-won et al.
Produced by : Goldmoon
Co-produced by : Peppermint & Company
Distributed by : Netflix
Release Date : April 9, 2021
Website: www.netflix.com/NightinParadise

 

Information

Title : Move to Heaven
Directed by : Kim Sung-ho
Written by : Yoon Ji-ryun
Starring : Lee Je-hoon, Tang Jun-sang et al.
Distributed by : Netflix
Produced by : Page One Film, Number Three Pictures
Release Date : May 14, 2021

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