On October 8, 2023 Asia Contents Awards & Global OTT Awards took place at BIFF Theatre, Busan Cinema Centre. It is an annual event organized by Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) and Korea Radio Promotion Association, to celebrate the achievements of excellent content made for TV, OTT, and online across Asia. Notably, this year’s edition, hosted by the Ministry of Science and ICT and Busan Metropolitan City, saw an expansion in the range of nominees and an increase in the number of award categories from 12 to 17. The hosts for the evening were MOMOLAND’s Nancy and actor Kim Kang-woo.
아시아 전역의 우수한 TV·OTT·온라인 콘텐츠를 시상하는 부산국제영화제의 대표 콘텐츠 행사인 2023 아시아콘텐츠어워즈 & 글로벌OTT어워즈(Asia Contents Awards & Global OTT Awards)가 올해의 수상작과 수상자를 발표했습니다. 축하합니다! pic.twitter.com/kViYQ1I6PB
— 부산국제영화제 BIFF (@busanfilmfest) October 8, 2023
The award ceremony was attended by some of the biggest names in entertainment industries, including award winners and nominees such as SEVENTEEN’s Jun, Ryu Seung Ryong, Lim Ji-yeon, Indian Actress Karishma Tanna and more.
Taking home 6 awards was Disney+ Superhero Series ‘MOVING’, including Best Lead Actor, Best Writer, Best Creative Best Visual Effects, Best Newcomer Actor and Actress.
Netflix’s Hindi-language series ‘Scoop’ also took 2 awards home, including Best Lead Actress and Best Asian TV Series.
Here’s the Full list of winners respectively-
1. Best Lead Actor – Ryu Seung Ryong (MOVING)
2. Best Lead Actress– Karishma Tanna (Scoop)
3. Best Director– Xin Shuang (The Long Season)
4. Best Writer– Kangfull (MOVING)
5. Best Supporting Actor– Hsueh Shih-ling (Taiwan Crime Stories)
6. Best Supporting Actress– Lim Ji-yeon (The Glory)
7. Rising Star of the Year– Wen JunHui and Buffy Chen
8. Best Newcomer Actor– Lee Jung Ha (MOVING)
9. Best Newcomer Actress– Go Youn Jung (MOVING)
10. Lifetime Achievement Award– Kim Jonghak
11. Asian Excellence Award– Yagira Yuya
12. Best Creative– MOVING
13. Best OTT Original – Weak Hero Class 1
14. Best Asian TV Series– Scoop
15. Best Visual Effect– MOVING
16. Best Reality & Variety Show– LET’S FEAST VIETNAM and Physical:100
17. Creative Beyond Border– EXChange 2 and Once Day Off
18. New Technology– TVING
19. Special Contribution for K-Contents– Wavve Americas and VIU
20. Special Contribution for OTT Industry– WATCHA
Congratulations to all the winners!
Stay tuned for more updates.