Disney+’s “Moving” and “Big Bet” dominated Grand Bell Awards, Netflix defeated

The winners of the OTT series categories at the 59th Grand Bell Awards have been announce with Disney+ triumphing

On November 15, the 59th Grand Bell Awards took place at Gyeonggi Arts Center Daegukjang in Suwon, Gyeonggi-do. This awards ceremony is considered one of the top three film awards in South Korea, along with the Blue Dragon Film Awards and Baeksang Arts Awards, and has undergone a period of turmoil, leading to a reorganization with a renewed commitment to innovation.

The introduction of the OTT category was one of the innovations this time.In particular, Netflix’s “Mask Girl” and “The Glory”, as well as Disney+’s “Big Bet” and “Moving”, were nominated for Best Picture. The prestigious award eventually went to Disney Plus’s “Moving”, which received praise for creating a new Korean-style hero fantasy.

Grand Bell Awards

Meanwhile, Director Kang Yoon-sung of “Big Bet” won the Best Director award in the series category. In his acceptance speech, he expressed gratitude to the cast, staff, production team, and Disney+ officials for their support throughout the project.

The categories of Best Actor and Best Actress in a series were more diverse in terms of platforms. In particular, The Best Actor nominees included Choi Min-sik of “Big Bet”, Ryu Seung-ryong of “Moving,” Jung Hae-in of “D.P 2”, Jin Sun-kyu for “Bargain”, Lee Sung-min for “Shadow Detective,” and Ahn Jae-hong for “Mask Girl.” In the end, Choi Min-sik won the Best Actor award, and in his absence, he expressed gratitude to the director and the entire staff of “Casino.”

Grand Bell Awards

Meanwhile, in the Best Actress in a series category, the nominees were Song Hye-kyo for “The Glory,” Han Hyo-joo for “Moving,” Lee Na-young for “One Day Off,” Go Hyun-jung for “Mask Girl,” Jeon Jong-seo for “Bargain,” and Yeom Hye-ran for “Mask Girl.” Han Hyo-joo, who won the Best Actress award, expressed humility and thanked her fellow nominees and the team behind “Moving.

In summary, the 59th Daejong Film Awards saw Disney+’s contents, especially “Moving” and “Casino,” swept the awards in Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, and Best Actress, leaving other OTT platforms like Netflix with disappointing results.

Source: Nate

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