List of awards and nominations received by Squid Game

Squid Game is a South Korean streaming television series released worldwide on Netflix on September 17, 2021. Due to its positive critical reception and general popularity, the series has won and was nominated for numerous awards.

O Yeong-su's Golden Globe win made him the first Korean-born actor to win the award. The show's four SAG Award nominations also made history in it becoming the first non-English series and first Korean series to be nominated for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series. Individually, Lee Jung-jae became the first male actor from Asia and Korea to receive an individual SAG Award nomination and HoYeon Jung became the second actress of Asian as well as Korean descent to do the same.[1] With both performers winning, the show made history in becoming the first non-English language television series to win at the SAG Awards.

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Nominee(s) Result Ref.
2021
Gotham Awards Breakthrough Series – Long Form Kim Ji-yeon and Hwang Dong-hyuk Won [2][3]
Outstanding Performance in a New Series Lee Jung-jae Nominated
Hollywood Music in Media Awards Score - TV Show/Limited Series Jung Jae-il Won [4]
People's Choice Awards Bingeworthy Show of the Year Squid Game Won [5][6]
Rose d'Or Drama Program Squid Game Nominated [7][8]
Art Directors Guild Awards Excellence in Production Design for a One-Hour Contemporary Single-Camera Series Chae Kyoung-sun (for "Gganbu") Won [9][10]
Critics' Choice Television Awards Best Drama Series Squid Game Nominated [11][12]
Best Actor in a Drama Series Lee Jung-jae Won
Best Foreign Language Series Squid Game Won
AFI Awards Special Award Squid Game Won [13]
Golden Globe Awards Best Television Series – Drama Squid Game Nominated [14][15]
Best Actor in a Television Series – Drama Lee Jung-jae Nominated
Best Supporting Actor – Television O Yeong-su Won
Producers Guild of America Awards Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television – Drama Squid Game Nominated [16]
Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Lee Jung-jae, Park Hae-soo, Wi Ha-joon, Hoyeon Jung, Anupam Tripathi, Heo Sung-tae, O Yeong-su, and Kim Joo-ryoung Nominated [17][18][19]
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series Lee Jung-jae Won
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series Jung Ho-yeon Won
Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Television Series Squid Game Won
Golden Reel Awards Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing – Series 1 Hour – Comedy or Drama – Dialogue and ADR Hye-Young Kang, Tae-Young Choi, Byung-In Kim, Eun-Ji Ye (for "VIPS") Nominated [20][21]
Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing – Series 1 Hour – Comedy or Drama – Sound Effects and Foley Hye-Young Kang, Ye-Jin Jo, Hye-Jin Yang, Taek-Hyun Hong, Chung-Gyu Lee (for "VIPS") Nominated
Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing – Series 1 Hour – Comedy or Drama – Music Jae-il Jung (for "Red Light, Green Light") Nominated
Cinema Audio Society Awards Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for Television Series – One Hour Park Hyeon-Soo, Serge Perron, Cameron Sloan (for "VIPS") Nominated [22]
Costume Designers Guild Awards Excellence in Contemporary Television Cho Sang-kyung (for "VIPS") Nominated [23]
2022
Visual Effects Society Awards Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Photoreal Episode Jaihoon Jung, Hyejin Kim, Hyungrok Kim, Sungman Jun (for "VIPS") Nominated [24][25]
American Cinema Editors Awards Best Edited Drama Series Nam Na-young (for "Gganbu") Nominated [26][27]
Independent Spirit Awards Best Male Performance in a New Scripted Series Lee Jung-jae Won [28]
Critics' Choice Super Awards Best Action Series Squid Game Won [29]
Best Actor in an Action Series Lee Jung-jae Won
Best Actress in an Action Series HoYeon Jung Won
Kim Joo-ryoung Nominated
British Academy Television Awards Best International Programme Squid Game Nominated [30]
Virgin TV's Must-See Moment "Red Light, Green Light game" Nominated
Baeksang Arts Awards Grand Prize – Television Squid Game Won [31][32]
Best Drama Nominated
Best Director Hwang Dong-hyuk Won
Best Actor Lee Jung-jae Nominated
Best Supporting Actor Heo Sung-tae Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Kim Joo-ryoung Nominated
Best New Actress Jung Ho-yeon Nominated
Best Screenplay Hwang Dong-hyuk Nominated
Baeksang Arts Technical Award (Art direction) Chae Kyung-sun Nominated
Baeksang Arts Technical Award (Music) Jung Jae-il Won
MTV Movie & TV Awards Best Show Squid Game Nominated [33]
Best Breakthrough Performance Jung Ho-yeon Nominated
Television Critics Association Awards Program of the Year Squid Game Pending [34]
Outstanding Achievement in Drama Pending
Individual Achievement in Drama Lee Jung-jae Pending

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