Yoo Ah In Up For Best Actor Award in The 2016 Chunsa Film Art Awards


The 2016 Chunsa Film Art Awards has published its list of nominees and some big movie actors are up for awards. Yoo Ah In and Lee Byung Hun will compete for the Best Actor Award.

The Chunsa Film Art Awards is a domestically run event organized by the Korean Film Directors’ Association. The Chunsa Na Woon Kyu Film Art Awards was founded in 1990 to celebrate the director’s life and passion towards movies. The awards take their name from the pen name of the early Korean actor and filmmaker from the silent film era, Na Woon Gyu.

The competition is not through application registration system. Five film critics (Kim Jong Won, Cho Hye Jeong, Kim Yeong Jin, Kang Yoo Jeong, Nam Dong Cheol) nominate candidates and the judging committee comprised of active directors choose award winners finally.

Yoo Ah In is nominated for Best Actor in his film “The Throne” (Sado). Few films were nominated in multiple categories, including “The Throne” with 4 nominations. The film was nominated for the Grand Prix for Best Director (Lee Jun Ik), as well as Best Actor (Yoo Ah In), Best Original Screenplay, and Best Supporting Actress (Jeon Hye Jin) prizes.

Yoo Ah In’s other blockbuster movie ‪”‎Veteran‬” has 2 nominations in the Best Technology and Best Supporting Actor (Oh Dal Su).

The Chunsa Film Art Awards 2016 ceremony will take place on April 5th, 6:00 pm, at the COEX Auditorium.

Full list on nominations are below

Grand Prix (Best Director)
The Throne (Sado) – Lee Jun Ik
The Shameless – Oh Seung Uk
Right Now, Wrong Then – Hong Sang Soo
Assassination – Choe Dong Hun
Inside Men – Wo Min Ho

New Director
Black Priests – Jang Jae Hyun
The Unfair – Gim Seong Je
Socialphobia – Hong Suk Jae

Original Screenplay
The Throne (Sado) – Jo Chul Hyun
Assassination – Choe Dong Hun
Inside Men – Wo Min Ho
The Unfair (Son Aram)

Best Actor
The Throne (Sado) – Yoo Ah In
The Tiger – Choi Min Sik
Right Now, Wrong Then – Jung Jae Young
Inside Men – Lee Byung Hun
Revivre – Ahn Sung Ki

Best Actress
The Shameless – Jeon Do Yeon
Right Now, Wrong Then – Kim Min Hee
Assassination – Jeon Ji Hyun
Alice in Earnestland – Lee Jung Hyun
Coin Locker Girl (Chinatown) – Kim Hye Su

Best Supporting Actor
Assassination – Jo Jin Woong
Inside Men – Baek Yoon Sik
The Unfair – Lee Geung Young
Office – Bae Sung Woo
Veteran – Oh Dal Soo

Best Supporting Actress
The Throne (Sado) – Jeon Hye Jin
The Unfair – Kim Ok Bin
Revivre – Kim Ho Jung
The Himalayas – Ra Mi Ran
The Silenced – Uhm Ji Won

Best Rookie Actor
Socialphobia – Ryu Jun Yeol
socialphobia – Byun Yo Han
The Chronicles of Evil – Park Seo Joon
Twenty – Kang Haneul

Best Rookie Actress
Black Priests – Park Sodam
The Treacherous – Cha Ji Yeon
The Treacherous – Lee Yu Yeong
Madonna – Kwon So Hyun

The Tiger
The Himalayas
The Silenced


Congrats, Master Sik 😀


Source: OSEN

2 Responses to “Yoo Ah In Up For Best Actor Award in The 2016 Chunsa Film Art Awards”
  1. Laura says:

    I hope he win!

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