On March 25th, 2012, the 48th South Korea PaekSang Arts Awards announced the finalists of nominations for various Motional Picture Awards and Television Awards. Unlike Blue Dragon Film Awards, Grand Bell Awards and the year-end awards by 3 major TV broadcasters, PaekSang Arts Awards is the only awards ceremony that combined movie, drama and general entertainment in one. PaekSang Arts Awards is also known as “Golden Globe Awards of South Korea.”

In the motion picture awards category, the Nameless Gangster that recently on screen in 2012, Helpless, the two highly acclaimed film genre, and Unbowed with the theme of critical realism, together with outstanding films of last year, Sunny and Punch, are competing for Best Film Award.

For actors and actresses, Gong Yoo, Kim Yun Seok and Park Hae Il compete for Best Leading Actor Award, while Son Ye Jin will fight with Jung Ryeo Won for Best Leading Actress Award. It is worth mentioning that on 47th awards ceremony last year, Tang Wei, became the first foreigner to won the Paeksang Arts Awards for Best Actress through her performance in “Late Autumn.” The Architecture 101 which recently topped the box office in South Korea helped both Lee Je Hoon and Suzy to become finalists of nomination for best new actor and actress awards respectively.

On the category for television, Kim Soo Hyun who was nominated for Best New Actor award in 2011, becomes red hot sizzling celebrity in 2012 by virtue of The Moon that Embraces the Sun, and will even compete for Best Actor Award with Cha Seung Won, Park Si Hoo, Shin Ha Kyung and Han Suk Kyu. Nomination finalists for Best Actress Award are Kong Hyo Jin, Kim Sun Ah, Kim Hyun Joo, Moon Chae Won and So Ae. Besides, The Moon that Embraces the Sun will compete with The Greatest Love starring Cha Seung Won and Kong Hyo Jin for Best TV Drama Award.

2012′s 48th PaekSang Arts Awards presentation ceremony will be held on April 26th, 2012.

48th PaekSang Arts Awards Finalist

Motion Picture Awards Category

Best Film

  • Nameless Gangster
  • Unbowed
  • Sunny
  • Punch
  • Helpless

Best Director

  • Byeon Yeong Joo – Helpless
  • Yoon Jong Bin – Nameless Gangster
  • Lee Han – Punch
  • Jeon Gye Soo – Love Fiction
  • Chung Ji Young – Unbowed

Best Actor

  • Gong Yoo – Silenced
  • Kim Yun Seok – Punch
  • Park Hae Il – Arrow: The Ultimate Weapon
  • Ahn Seong Gi – Unbowed
  • Choi Min Sik – Nameless Gangster

Best Actress

  • Kim Min Hee – Helpless
  • Son Ye Jin – Spellbound
  • Sim Eun Kyeong – Sunny
  • Uhm Jung Hwa – Dancing Queen
  • Jeong Ryeo Won – Pained

Best New Actor

  • Kim Seong Gyoon – Nameless Gangster
  • Lee Kwang Soo – Love On Air
  • Lee Je Hoon – Architecture 101
  • Joo Won – Special Investigation Unit

Best New Actress

  • Kang So Ra – Sunny
  • Go Ara – Papa
  • Kim Hye Eun – Nameless Gangster
  • Bae Suzy – Architecture 101
  • Oh Na Ra – Dancing Queen

Best New Director

  • Kim Jeong Hwan – Penny Pinchers
  • Park In Je – Moby Dick
  • Lim Chan Ik – The Apprehenders
  • Han Sang Ho – Tarbosaurus 3D
  • Heo Jong Ho – Countdonw

Best Screenplay

  • Park Sang Yeon – The Front Line
  • Park In Je – Moby Dick
  • Yoon Jong Bin – Nameless Gangster
  • Jeon Gye Soo – Love Fiction
  • Jung Ji Young & Han Hyun Keun – Unbowed

Television Awards Category

Best TV Drama

  • KBS The Princess’ Man
  • KBS Brain
  • SBS Deep Rooted Tree
  • MBC The Greatest Love
  • MBC The Moon that Embraces the Sun

Best Director

  • MBC The Moon that Embraces the Sun
  • KBS The Princess’ Man
  • MBC Twinkle Twinkle
  • KBS Brain
  • SBS Deep Rooted Tree

Best Screenplay

  • SBS Deep Rooted Tree
  • KBS Brain
  • KBS The Princess’ Man
  • MBC Lights and Shadows
  • MBC The Greatest Love

Best Actor

  • Kim Soo Hyun – The Moon that Embraces the Sun
  • Park Si Hoo – The Princess’ Man
  • Shin Ha Kyun – Brain
  • Cha Seung Won – The Greatest Love
  • Han Suk Kyun – Deep Rooted Tree

Best Actress

Best New Actor

  • Kang Dong Ho – Twinkle Twinkle
  • Park Yoo Hwan – A Thousand Days’ Promise
  • Park Yoon Jae – Indomitable Daughters-In-Law
  • Yeo Jin Goo – The Moon that Embraces the Sun
  • Joo Won – Ojak Brothers

Best New Actress

  • Kang So Ra – Dream High 2
  • Kim Yoo Jung – The Moon that Embraces the Sun
  • Lim Soo Hyang – New Gisaeng Story
  • UEE – Ojak Brothers
  • Jung Yoo Mi – A Thousand Days’ Promise

 

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003040611944 Koora Sky

     I want Kim Soo Huyn, Yeo Jin Goo, Kim Yoo jung and The Moon That Embracing the Sun win this year! They deserve theirs! Coz they make me feel love with Korean historical drama than before!

  • Bluecity

    shin ha kyun , fighty!!!!!
    ur awesome actor
    we love u shin ha kyun
     

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