5-8 October 2019

Asian Film Market 2019

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The BUSAN International Film Festival and the Asian Film Market will launch its first Asia Contents Awards, which recognizes outstanding TV series in the television industry from across Asia. The Asia Contents Awards is expected to help expand a new footprint into the market of non-film content and TV series.

The Asia Contents Awards are a reward for the finest TV dramas produced over the past five years from Asia that includes 10 ASEAN countries, South Korea, China and Japan. The awards are comprised of 8 categories. The Asia Contents Awards will take place at BIFF Theater, Busan Cinema Center, followed by a red-carpet treatment for the honored guests and celebrated performances. Promotional booths will be set up in the Asian Film Market to connect every major industry player with broadcasters participating in the Asia Contents Awards.

Asia Contents Awards, in its first year, hopes to grow in reputation and become a significant event including all aspects of content from TV series, OTT-originated original series at home and abroad, and original contents presented in the Entertainment Intellectual Property (E-IP) Market, a trading zone for IP rights.

Asia Contents Awards

  • Date : Sunday, 6 October, 18:00 – 20:00
  • Venue : Dongseo University Sohyang Theatre
  • Contact : Tel. 82 25152479, E-mail. asiacontentsawards@gmail.com

Awards

Category Contents Winner
Best Creative The Award for Best Creative is given in honor of a producer who has delivered the most notable achievement in the Asian region for that year. 1
Best
Asian Drama
The Award for Best Asian Drama is given in honor of the best work that has achieved the most outstanding performance from nominated Asian dramas for that year: Korea, China, Japan, Hong Kong(China), Taiwan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar and Cambodia. Awarded to 2-3 Dramas
Best Actor The Award for Best Actor is given in honor of an actor who has delivered an outstanding performance from the nominees for that year. 2
Best Actress The Award for Best Actress is given in honor of an actress who has delivered an outstanding performance from the nominees for that year. 2
Best Writer The Award for Best Writer is given in honor of the Best Writer who has delivered an outstanding performance from the nominees for that year. 1
Best Rising Star The Award for Best Rising Star is given in honor of the rising star from the nominees for that year. 2
New Comer The Award for New Comer is presented to a promising actor or actress who will lead the future of Asia from the nominees for that year. 2
Lifetime Achievement Award Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to a broadcaster or producer who has spared no effort to produce and distribute Asian content or to an actor who has made significant contributions in the Asian regions for that year. 1