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The “41st Blue Dragon Film Awards” Unveils Complete List of Nominees

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South Korea’s most prestigious film awards — the 41st Blue Dragon Film Awards — has announced its final nominees!

The 41st Blue Dragon Film Awards will be presenting a total of 18 awards. Today, only the nominees for 15 categories were announced. The other three are Popularity Award, Short Film Award, and Most Viewed Picture. Nominees were selected through a survey conducted by experts and general audiences in various fields of the film industry, spanning from movies released in October 11, 2019 to October 29, 2020.

Lee Byung Hun’s movie The Man Standing Next received the most number of nominations, with 11 nominations under 10 different categories. This includes Best Picture, Director, Best Actor, and Best Supporting Actor.

Hwang Jung Min’s film Deliver Us From Evil was nominated in 8 categories with 9 nominations. Moonlit Winter starring Kim Hee Ae was also nominated in 7 categories, while Kim Ji Young, Born 1982 in 6 categories.

Check the complete list of nominees

Best Picture:

  • Moving On
  • The Man Standing Next
  • Voice of Silence
  • Moonlit Winter
  • Kim Ji Young, Born 1982

Best Director:

  • Yang Woo Seok (Steel Rain 2: Summit)
  • Yeon Sang Ho (Peninsula)
  • Woo Min Ho (The Man Standing Next)
  • Im Dae Hyung (Moonlit Winter)
  • Hong Won Chan (Deliver Us From Evil)

Best Actor:

  • Yoo Ah In (Voice of Silence)
  • Lee Byung Hun (The Man Standing Next)
  • Lee Jung Jae (Deliver Us From Evil)
  • Hwang Jung Min (Deliver Us From Evil)
  • Jung Woo Sung (Steel Rain 2: Summit)

Best Actress:

  • Kim Hee Ae (Moonlit Winter)
  • Ra Mi Ran (Honest Candidate)
  • Shin Min Ah (Diva)
  • Jeon Do Yeon (Beasts Clawing at Straws)
  • Jung Yu Mi (Kim Ji Young, Born 1982)

Best Supporting Actor:

  • Park Jung Min (Deliver Us From Evil)
  • Shin Jung Geun (Steel Rain 2: Summit)
  • Yoo Yeon Seok (Steel Rain 2: Summit)
  • Lee Sung Min (The Man Standing Next)
  • Lee Hee Joon (The Man Standing Next)

Best Supporting Actress:

  • Kim Mi Kyung (Kim Ji Young, Born 1982)
  • Park Hye Soo (Samjin Company English Class)
  • Esom (Samjin Company English Class)
  • Bae Jong Ok (Innocence)
  • Lee Re (Peninsula)

Best New Director:

  • Kim Do Young (Kim Ji Young, Born 1982)
  • Kim Cho Hee (Lucky Chan-Sil)
  • Yoon Dan Bi (Moving On)
  • Jung Jin Young (Me and Me)
  • Hong Eui Jung (Voice of Silence)

Best New Actor:

  • Woo Do Hwan (The Divine Move 2: The Wrathful)
  • Yoo Teo (Vertigo)
  • Lee Bong Geun (The Singer)
  • Lee Hak Joo (Welcome to the Guesthouse)
  • Hong Kyung (Innocence)

Best New Actress:

  • Kang Mal Geum (Lucky Chan-Sil)
  • Kim So Hye (Moonlit Winter)
  • Shin Hyun Bin (Beasts Clawing at Straws)
  • Shin Hye Sun (Innocence)
  • Lee Joo Young (Baseball Girl)

Best Screenplay:

  • Moving On
  • The Man Standing Next
  • Voice of Silence
  • Moonlit Winter
  • Kim Ji Young, Born 1982

Best Cinematography and Lighting:

  • Steel Rain 2: Summit
  • The Man Standing Next
  • Deliver Us From Evil
  • Diva
  • Peninsula

Best Editing:

  • The Man Standing Next
  • Deliver Us From Evil
  • Moonlit Winter
  • Beasts Clawing at Straws
  • Kim Ji Young, Born 1982

Best Music:

  • The Man Standing Next
  • Deliver Us From Evil
  • Samjin Company English Class
  • Moonlit Winter
  • Forbidden Dream

Best Art Direction:

  • The Man Standing Next
  • Deliver Us From Evil
  • Peninsula
  • Samjin Company English Class
  • Forbidden Dream

Best Technical Award:

  • The Man Standing Next (makeup)
  • Deliver Us From Evil (martial arts)
  • Peninsula (visual effects)
  • Ashfall (visual effects)
  • Samjin Company English Class (costume)

The Blue Dragon Film Awards is recognized for its prestige and honor through fair and transparent screening, including the implementation of a “real-name screening system” that will disclose the results of judges’ screening after the awards ceremony.

The 41st Blue Dragon Film Awards will be held on December 11 at 9 PM KST. The on site ceremony will take place in Incheon Paradise City which will be broadcast live on SBS.

More details will be available later on the official website of the Blue Dragon Film Awards.


Source | Photos: Chosun Ilbo