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Seoul International Drama Awards (Korean서울 국제 드라마 어워즈), simply known as SDA, is an annual award ceremony based in Seoul, South Korea which honors excellence in television drama productions worldwide.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7]

Seoul International Drama Awards
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Awarded forExcellence in television
CountrySouth Korea
First awarded2006; 13 years ago (2006)
Websitehttp://www.seouldrama.org

WinnersEdit

Grand prize (Daesang)Edit

 
Norwegian actress Charlotte Frogner attending Seoul International Drama Awards in 2009
Year Grand Prize Ref.
2008   Missing [8]
2009   Memoirs in China [9][10]
2010   Shoe-shine Boy [11]
2011   Three Kingdoms [12]
2012   Deep Rooted Tree [13]
2013   Prisoners of War Season 2 [14][15]
2014   Kaboul Kitchen Season 2 [16]
2015   Naked Among Wolves [17][18]
2016   The Night Manager [19]
2017   This is Us [20]
2018   Babylon Berlin [21]
2019   On the Spectrum [22]

ProgramEdit

Winners are given the "Golden Bird Prize," and runners-up the "Silver Bird Prize."

Year Best TV Movie Best Mini-series Best Series Drama Best Juvenile Series Best Comedy Special Prize Jury Special Prize Ref.
2006   The Violin
  Runner-up: What Shall We Expect Tomorrow?
  My Lovely Sam Soon
Runner-up:   Watch for the Happiness
  Runner-up: Crying out Love, in the Center of the World
  Qiao's Grand Courtyard
  Runner-up: Emperor of the Sea
N/A N/A N/A   Holed Slipper for Hamdani
  Saya Saya
  White Walls
[23]
2007   A Dwarf Launches a Little Ball
Runner-up:   Prime Suspect: The Final Act
  Nodame Cantabile
Runner-up:   The Tudors
  The Great Revival
Runner-up:   Remember When
  Mortified
Runner-up:   Jump 2
N/A   The Iron Handed Phantom - Mayavi
Runner-up:   KHALA Word of Honor
Runner-up:   Remembering - Jail Bars
  Can [24][25]
2008   Devastation
Runner-up:   Kobra's Decision
  Ella Blue
Runner-up:   Skins
  Hero Without a Name
Runner-up:   Golden Bride
  Jungle Fish
Runner-up:   Ballet Shoes
N/A   The Tutor
Runner-up:   Secrets of This House
N/A [8]
2009   The Englishman's Boy
Runner-up:   The Shopping Trip
  Maria
Runner-up:   Beethoven Virus
  The Slingshot
Runner-up:   The Cartel
N/A N/A   Token
  Fighting Spiders
  Eva Fonda
  Taipei 24H
  Live a Luxurious and Dissipated Life
[9][10]
2010   The Summit
Runner-up:   The Day of the Triffids
  The Slave Hunters
Runner-up:   Jin
  Queen Seondeok
Runner-up:   Murdoch Mysteries season 3
N/A N/A   Ghost season 2
  Pavitra Rishta
  Where is Elisa?
  Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai [11]
2011   Shades of Happiness
Runner-up:   When Harvey Met Bob
  Luther
Runner-up:   The Pillars of the Earth
In the Name of Honour
Runner-up:   Passione
N/A N/A   Eagle Four
  The Amazing Extraordinary Friends season 5
  The Dandelion
N/A [12]
2012   Homevideo
Runner-up:   Calm at Sea
  Great Expectations
Runner-up:   Sherlock series 2
  The Princess' Man
Runner-up:   The Firm
N/A N/A   Remembering - Fist
  EZEL
  The Bomber
N/A [13]
2013   The Jewish Cardinal
Runner-up:   Welcome and...Our Condolences
  Generation War
Runner-up:   The Half Brother
  Gran Hotel season 2
Runner-up:   The Chaser
N/A N/A   The Perfect Day
  Salam, New York!
  Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai [14][26]
2014   Barefoot on Red Soil
Runner-up:   The Fat & The Angry
  Mammon
Runner-up:   Good Doctor
  Empress Ki
Runner-up:   Medcezir
N/A N/A   Baby Cans
  Galileo season 2
N/A [27]
2015   The Good Sister   Misaeng: Incomplete Life   Jikulumessu - Open Your Eyes N/A N/A N/A   Deng Xiaoping at History's Crossroads
  Home Away from Home
  The American Letters
[18]
2016   Don’t Leave Me
Runner-up:   Sabena Hijacking: My Version
  Deutschland 83
Runner-up:   Mr. Robot
  Six Flying Dragons
Runner-up:   A Scholar Dream of Woman
N/A   Baskets N/A   Journey
  Endless Love
[19]
2017   Redemption Road
Runner-up:   Red Teacher
  Please, Love Me
Runner-up:   Deep Water
  The Slave Mother
Runner-up:   Brave and Beautiful
N/A   Fleabag N/A   We Are One
  P.O.W – Bandi Yudh Ke
[20]
2018   54 Hours
Runner-up:   Crocodile
  Mother
Runner-up:   Safe Harbour
  Candice Renoir
Runner-up:   Filthy Rich
N/A   The New Black N/A   The Memoir of Majie [21]
2019   Billy

Runner-up:   Lotte am Bauhaus

  The Little Drummer Girl

Runner-up:   Invisible Heroes

  The Golden Eyes

Runner-up:   Crash

N/A N/A N/A   Breasts

  The Herd

[22]

IndividualEdit

Year Best Actor Best Actress Best Director Best Screenwriter Best Cinematographer Best Music Director Best Art Director Ref.
2006   Michael Therriault
for Prairie Giant
  Lu Yuan
for Watch for the Happiness
  Akihiko Ishimaru
for Crying out Love, in the Center of the World
  Patrick Bucley
for Family Portrait
  Kim Seung-hwan
for Emperor of the Sea
  Taro Iwashiro
for The Violin
  Min Eon-ok
for Princess Hours
2007   Takuya Kimura
for The Grand Family
  Helen Mirren
for Prime Suspect: The Final Act
  Takeuchi Hideki
for Nodame Cantabile
  Frank Deasy
for Prime Suspect: The Final Act
  Shi Luan
for The Great Revival
  Takeuchi Hideki
for Nodame Cantabile
  Lee Cheol-ho
for Hwang Jini
2008   Dvir Benedek
for The Tutor
  Pan Li-li
for Artemisia
  Carlos Sedes, Manuel Palacios
for Missing
  Gao Mantang, Sun Jianye
for Chuang Guandong
  Piotr Wojtowicz
for Let's Go to the Movies Tomorrow
  Braam Du Toit, Ronelle Loots
for Ella Blue
  Huo Wan
for Hero Without a Name
[8]
2009   Akira Kume
for The Shopping Trip
  Charlotte Frogner
for Maria
  Duane Clark
for XIII: The Conspiracy
  Marc Didden
for The Emperor of Taste
N/A N/A N/A [9][10][28][29]
2010   Carl-Kristian Rundman
for Easy Living
  Margôt Ros, Maike Meijer
for Tower C
  Nick Copus
for The Summit
  Craig Warner
for The Last Days of Lehman Brothers
N/A N/A N/A [11]
2011   Chen Jianbin
for Three Kingdoms
  Na Moon-hee
for It's Me, Grandma
  Miguel Alexandre
for Shades of Happiness
  Albert Espinosa
for The Red Band Society
N/A N/A N/A [7][12]
2012   Jonas Nay
for Homevideo
  Christine Neubauer
for Hanna's Decision
  Brian Kirk
for Great Expectations
  Sarah Phelps
for Great Expectations
N/A N/A N/A [13]
2013   Lee Moon-sik
for Sangkwon
  Lucy Liu
for Elementary
  Philipp Kadelbach
for Generation War
  Lars Lundström
for Real Humans
N/A N/A N/A [14][26]
2014   Edgar Selge
for A Blind Hero - The Love of Otto Weidt
  Kim Hee-ae
for Secret Love Affair
  Cecilie Mosli
for Mammon
  María Jaén
for Barefoot on Red Soil
N/A N/A N/A [27]
2015   Engin Akyürek
for Kara Para Aşk
  Simona Stašová
for The Self Lover
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A [18]
2016   Azat Seitmetov
for Father
  Samia Sassi
for Don’t Leave Me
  Susanne Bier
for The Night Manager
  Eva Spreitzhofer
for Little Big Voice
N/A N/A N/A [19]
2017   Kerem Bürsin
for Heart of the City
  Alexandra Nikiforova
for Anna Detective
  Urs Egger
for Gotthard
  Rodica Doehnert
for Das Sacher
N/A N/A N/A [20]
2018   Joan Pera
for The Power of Silence
  Lee Bo-young
for Mother
  Kilian Riedhoff
for 54 Hours
  Uli Bree, Klaus Pieber
for A Dance to Remembrance
N/A N/A N/A [30]
2019   Kim Dong-wook for Special Labor Inspector   Alicia von Rittberg for Lotte am Bauhaus   Christophe Charrier for Jonas   Jed Mercurio for Bodyguard N/A N/A N/A [22]

Hallyu dramaEdit

Year Grand Prize Top Excellence Award Excellence Award Best Actor Best Actress Best Director Best Screenwriter Best Original Soundtrack (OST) Ref.
2010 The Slave Hunters N/A N/A Jang Hyuk
for The Slave Hunters
Lee Byung-hun for IRIS
Go Hyun-jung
for Queen Seondeok
Han Hyo-joo
for Brilliant Legacy
Kwak Jung-hwan
for The Slave Hunters
Kim Young-hyun, Park Sang-yeon
for Queen Seondeok
N/A [2][11][31]
2011 N/A Mary Stayed Out All Night Sungkyunkwan Scandal Park Yoochun
for Sungkyunkwan Scandal
Moon Geun-young
for Mary Stayed Out All Night
Shin Woo-chul
for Secret Garden
Kim Eun-sook
for Secret Garden
Baek Ji-young
for That Woman (Secret Garden)
[5][12]
2012 N/A Rooftop Prince The King 2 Hearts Park Yoochun
for Rooftop Prince
Han Ji-min
for Rooftop Prince
N/A N/A Taeyeon
for Missing You Like Crazy (The King 2 Hearts)
[13][32][33]
2013 N/A Arang and the Magistrate Queen of Ambition Lee Joon-gi
for Arang and the Magistrate
Bae Suzy
for Gu Family Book
N/A N/A Kim Jaejoong
for Living Like a Dream (Dr. Jin)
[15][26][34]
2014 N/A My Love from the Star The Heirs Kim Soo-hyun
for My Love from the Star
N/A N/A N/A Lyn
for My Destiny (My Love from the Star)
[27][35]
2015 N/A Kill Me, Heal Me Gunman in Joseon
Pinocchio
Lee Joon-gi
for Gunman in Joseon
Hwang Jung-eum
for Kill Me, Heal Me
N/A N/A Taeyeon
for Love, That One Word (You're All Surrounded)
[36]
2016 N/A Descendants of the Sun The Flower in Prison Song Joong-ki
for Descendants of the Sun
Shin Min-a
for Oh My Venus
N/A N/A Gummy
for You Are My Everything (Descendants of the Sun)
[19]
2017 N/A Love in the Moonlight W
The Doctors
Park Bo-gum
for Love in the Moonlight
Park Bo-young
for Strong Girl Bong-soon
N/A N/A Ailee
for I Will Go to You Like the First Snow (Guardian: The Lonely and Great God)
[20]
2018 N/A While You Were Sleeping Fight for My Way
Something in the Rain
Park Seo-joon
for Fight for My Way
Son Ye-jin
for Something in the Rain
N/A N/A N/A [30]
2019 N/A The Fiery Priest Doctor Prisoner Kim Nam-gil for The Fiery Priest Jang Na-ra for The Last Empress N/A N/A Davichi for Falling In Love (The Beauty Inside) [22]

People's choiceEdit

Year Most Popular Foreign Drama of the Year Popular Drama Popular Actor Popular Actress New Trend Award Asia Star Grand Award Asia Star Award Mango TV Popularity Award Ref.
2008 N/A   Time Between Dog and Wolf   Lee Joon-gi
for Time Between Dog and Wolf
  Nam Sang-mi
for Time Between Dog and Wolf
N/A N/A N/A N/A
2009   CSI
  Doctor Who series 4
  Boys Over Flowers   Kim Hyun-joong
for Boys Over Flowers
  Moon Geun-young
for Painter of the Wind
N/A N/A N/A N/A [9][37][38][39]
2010   NCIS season 7 N/A   Lee Seung-gi
for Brilliant Legacy
  Ruby Lin
for   Beauty's Rival in Palace
  Charmaine Sheh
for Beyond the Realm of Conscience
N/A N/A N/A N/A [7]
2011   The Walking Dead N/A   Park Yoochun
for Sungkyunkwan Scandal
  Ryunosuke Kamiki
for Threads of Our Hearts
  Yu Xiaotong
for The Dream of Red Mansions
  Jian Man-shu
for Where the Rain Never Stops
  Charmaine Sheh
for Can't Buy Me Love
N/A N/A N/A N/A [12]
2012   Bu Bu Jing Xin N/A   Park Yoochun
for Rooftop Prince
  Nicky Wu
for   Bu Bu Jing Xin
  Aoi Miyazaki
for Lady Butterfly - Daughter of a Samurai
  Wang Ding-zhu
for Days We Stared at the Sun
N/A N/A N/A N/A [13]
2013   Mistresses N/A   Jung Yunho
for Queen of Ambition
  Nicky Wu
for   Chinese Detective
  Renn Kiriyama
for Switch Girl!! season 2
  Ya-chi Hsu
for Are You Christine?
N/A N/A N/A N/A [14][26]
2014   Sherlock series 3 N/A   Kim Soo-hyun
for My Love from the Star
  Joe Cheng
for Love Actually
  Hu Ge
for Life Revelation
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A [40][41][42]
2015 N/A N/A N/A N/A   Marco Polo
  Chosen season 3
  Joe Odagiri
  Wallace Chung
  Ariel Lin
  Chen Bolin
  Hans Zhang
  Aaron Yan
  Ryunosuke Kamiki
  Lee Min-ho
  Choo Ja-hyun
  The One
[43]
2016   Dramaworld N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A   Anthony Wong
  Dennis Trillo
  Jasper Liu
  Rebecca Lim
  Mina Fujii
  Nhã Phương
N/A
2017   Mozart in the Jungle Season 3 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A   Debbie Goh
  Hyunri
  Satyadeep Misra
  Sukollawat Kanarot
  Gabby Concepcion
N/A [20]
2018 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A   Ryohei Otani
  Tatjana Saphira
N/A [44]
2019   Kim's Convenience S3

  The Good Doctor

  Ashes of Love

N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A [22]

Special awardsEdit

Year Category Recipient Ref.
2008 Star Hall of Fame Choi Bool-am [1]
2009 Choi Ji-woo [45]
2015 10th Anniversary Hallyu Achievement Award Lee Young-ae
Lee Byung-hoon
Lee Min-ho
[46]
Special Invitation   Shinya Shokudō Season 3
2018 Special Invitation   Special Gourmet [47]
2019 Asian Star Prize   Vivian Sung [22]
  Haruma Miura
  Yao Xingtong
  Alden Richards
  Truong Ngoc Anh

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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