Inclusion of the Blue Dragon Film Award for Best New Actor is below. Sports Chosun (a sister brand of the Chosun Ilbo) presents the 42nd Blue Dragon Film Awards for excellence in filmmaking in South Korea every year. Only blockbusters and popular films with great creative value that were premiered in the previous year are considered for the Blue Dragon Film Awards.
Approximately forty films that have made it to the final cut are broadcast to the public for free throughout the selection process. The awards ceremony begins once each pick has been screened. One of the most well-known film awards in South Korea is the Blue Dragon Film Awards. It was started in 1963 by the newspaper ‘The Chosun Ilbo’ and ended in 1973.
Blue Dragon Film Award for Best New Actor & Others Below
The big office blockbuster “Escape to Mogadishu” took up five awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Supporting Actor (Heo Joon Ho). The critically praised film “The Book of Fish” also took home five awards, including Best Actor (Sol Kyung Gu), Best Screenplay, and Best Cinematography and Lighting. Both the Best Actress (Moon So Ri) and Best Supporting Actress prizes went to “Three Sisters” (Kim Sun Young).
- Best Picture: “Escape from Mogadishu”
- Best Director: Ryu Seung Wan (“Escape from Mogadishu”)
- Best Actor: Sol Kyung Gu (“The Book of Fish”)
- Best Actress: Moon So Ri (“Three Sisters”)
- Best Supporting Actor: Heo Joon Ho (“Escape from Mogadishu”)
- Best Supporting Actress: Kim Sun Young (“Three Sisters”)
- Best New Director: Park Ji Wan (“The Day I Died: Unclosed Case”)
- Best New Actor: Jung Jae Kwang (“Not Out”)
- Best New Actress: Gong Seung Yeon (“Aloners”)
- Best Screenplay: Kim Se Kyum (“The Book of Fish”)
- Best Cinematography and Lighting: Lee Eui Tae, Yoo Hyuk Joon (“The Book of Fish”)
- Best Editing: Kim Jung Hoon (“The Book of Fish”)
- Best Music: Bang Joon Suk (“The Book of Fish”)
- Best Art Direction: Kim Bo Mook (“Escape from Mogadishu”)
- Best Technical Achievement: Jung Sung Jin, Jung Chul Min (“Space Sweepers”)
- Best Short Film: Choi Min Young (“Motorcycle and Hamburger”)
- Popular Star Award: Goo Kyo Hwan, Song Joong Ki, Girls’ Generation’s YoonA, Jeon Yeo Been
- Audience Choice Award for Most Popular Film: “Escape from Mogadishu”
A huge congratulations to all the winners this year from all of us at the Geek Impulse Foundation!