The Seoul Awards, a new award ceremony celebrating some of the best in Korea’s drama and film industries, has announced its winners! The award show was held on October 27 in Seoul, with Kim Ah Joong and Jun Hyun Moo hosting.
It was previously announced that winners of the awards would be decided through a score that was 70 percent determined by expert judges, and 30 percent by a group of 60 citizens chosen through interviews.
The grand prize in film of the night went to “Anarchist From Colony,” a movie about Korean independence activist Park Yeol, while the tvN drama “Secret Forest” (starring Cho Seung Woo and Bae Doona) was awarded the grand prize for dramas.
Grand Prize: “Anarchist From Colony”
Best Actor: Song Kang Ho (“A Taxi Driver”)
Best Actress: Na Moon Hee (“I Can Speak”)
Best Supporting Actor: Kim Joo Hyuk (“Confidential Assignment”)
Best Supporting Actress: Lee Jung Hyun (“The Battleship Island”)
Best New Actor Award: Ryu Jun Yeol (“The King”)
Best New Actress Award: Choi Hee Seo (“Anarchist from Colony”)
Popularity Award: YoonA (“Confidential Assignment”) and Im Siwan (“The Merciless”)
Special Acting Award: Kim Soo An (“The Battleship Island”)
Grand Prize: tvN “Secret Forest”
Best Actor: Ji Sung (“Defendant”)
Best Actress: Park Bo Young (“Strong Woman Do Bong Soon”)
Best Supporting Actor: Jung Sang Hoon (“Woman of Dignity”)
Best Supporting Actress: Honey Lee (“Rebel: Thief Who Stole The People”)
Best New Actor Award: Kim Min Suk (“Defendant”)
Best New Actress Award: Yoon So Hee (“Ruler: Master of the Mask”)
Popularity Award: Kim Sejeong (“School 2017”) and Park Hyung Sik (“Strong Woman Do Bong Soon”)