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MOVING sweeps Asia Contents Awards & Global OTT Awards

Oct 17, 2023
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Best OTT Original award went to the drama WEAK HERO CLASS 1


The Disney+ sci-fi action series Moving clinched the Best Creative award, in addition to a handful of other categories for global streaming titles, at this year's Asia Contents Awards & Global OTT Awards ceremony on Sunday.


The 20-episode series revolving around a group of seemingly ordinary but superpowered individuals, based on the eponymous hit webtoon by Kang Full, also won awards for Best Writer, Best Lead Actor, Best Newcomer Actor, Best Newcomer Actress and Best Visual Effects in the ceremony held at the Busan Cinema Center.


The Best OTT Original award went to the drama Weak Hero Class 1 while the Netflix series Scoop won the awards for Best Asian TV Series and Best Lead Actress.



This image, provided by the Walt Disney Company, shows actor Ryu Seung-ryong who won Best Lead Actor for his role in the superhero webtoon series "Moving." (PHOTO NOT FOR SALE) 



The Asia Contents Awards & Global OTT Awards is part of the Busan International Film Festival, Asia's largest film festival held in the southeastern port city of Busan.


The annual film festival has traditionally focused on Asian content, but this year's edition newly added awards for global streaming titles to expand its reach to a broader market.


Launched in 2019, the Asia Contents Awards has celebrated outstanding TV shows, streaming content and online platform content from around Asia.


This year, the annual awards were renamed the Asia Contents Awards & Global OTT Awards to recognize global content, reflecting the changing industry trend.



The Asia Contents Awards & Global OTT Awards will be given out during a ceremony at Busan Cinema Center on Oct. 8, 2023, in this image provided by the Busan International Film Festival. (PHOTO NOT FOR SALE) (Yonhap)  



By Kim Eun-jung 

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