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ASSASSINATION Tops 2nd Korean Film Producers Association Awards

Dec 16, 2015
  • Writer by Pierce Conran
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RYOO Seung-wan Picks up Best Director Prize for VETERAN
Following its Best Film win at the Blue Dragon Awards last month, CHOI Dong-hoon’s Colonial Era action-thriller Assassination has come up tops again, picking up the Best Film Award at the 2nd edition of the Korean Film Producers Association Awards. The prize went to the film’s producer AHN Soo-hyun, from production company Caper Film.
Meanwhile, the most-prized film of the night was action-thriller Veteran, which picked up accolades for Best Director (RYOO Seung-wan), Best Cinematography (CHOI Yeong-hwan), Best Editing (KIM Sang-bum, KIM Jae-bum) and the Technical Award (JUNG Doo-hong, JUNG Yun-heon). Other big winners during the night were period drama The Throne, which took honors for Best Script (CHO Chul-hyun, LEE Song-won, O Seung-hyeon), Best Supporting Actress (JEON Hye-jin) and Best Sound (Ralph Tae-young CHOI), and blockbuster melodrama Ode to My Father, recognized in the Best Actor (HWANG Jung-min), Best Supporting Actor (OH Dal-su) and Best Music (LEE Byung-woo) categories.
Assassination took a second prize for Best Art Direction (RYU Seong-hee), while the high concept melodrama The Beauty Inside also received a pair of awards, for Best Lighting (HONG Seung-chul) and the ‘kreative thinking' Award for production company Yong Film Inc. Other award winners include Coin Locker Girl for Best Actress (KIM Hye-soo) and the Dong-a Export Co., LTD, which won the Special Prize.
The big winner at last year’s inaugural Korean Film Producers Association Awards was KIM Seong-hun’s A Hard Day, which won the big Best Film and Director prizes.
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