‘Moving,’ ‘Exhuma,’ lead nominations in 60th Baeksang Arts Awards

Moving and Exhuma emerged as lead nominees at the 60th edition of the Baeksang Arts Awards.

South Korea’s prestigious award-giving body, which honors outstanding movies and television shows, announced on 8 April the complete list of nominations.

Park In-je’s Moving, which was successfully released on Disney+, dominated the TV category with eight nominations. These include nods for Best Drama, Best Screenplay and Best Technical Direction.

On the other hand, Jang Jae-hyun’s Exhuma, which had its world premiere at the 74th Berlin International Film Festival in February, garnered eight nominations as well.

Kim Soo-hyun, who is currently headlining the popular Netflix series Queen of Tears alongside Kim Ji Won, clinched the Best Actor nomination in the TV category. He is up against well-regarded actors Yoo Yeon-seok, Im Si-wan, Ryu Seung-ryong and Namgoong Min.

Other star nominees include Song Joong-ki (Hopeless), Lee Byun-hun (Concrete Utopia) and Kim Go-eun (Exhuma).

Ra Mi-ran and Honey Lee are nominated for Best Actress in both TV and film categories: the former for the TV series The Good Bad Mother and the movie Citizen of a Kind, while the latter for Knight Flower and Killing Romance.

The nominees were chosen from films and television series that aired or were released between 1 April 2023 and 31 March 2024.

The awards ceremony will take place on 7 May at COEX.

Here’s the list of nominees in the 60th Baeksang Arts Awards:


Best Drama: Daily Dose of Sunshine, Moving, My Dearest, Revenant and The Good Bad Mother

Best Director: Lee Chang-hee (A Killer Paradox), Lee Myung-woo (Boyhood), Jung Ji-hyun (Lies Hidden in My Garden), Park In-je (Moving) an Dong-wook (The Worst of Evil)

Best Actor: Yoo Yeon-seok (A Bloody Lucky Day), Im Si-wan (Boyhood), Ryu Seung-ryong (Moving), Namgoong Min (My Dearest) and Kim Soo-hyun (Queen of Tears)

Best Actress: Uhm Jung-hwa (Doctor Cha), Honey Lee (Knight Flower), Lim Ji-yeon (Lies Hidden in My Garden), Ahn Eun-jin (My Dearest) and Ra Mi-ran (The Good Bad Mother)

Best Supporting Actor: Lee Hee-jon (A Killer Paradox), Ji Seung-hyun (Korean-Khitan War), Lee Yi-kyung (Marry My Husband), Ahn Jae-jong (Mask Girl) and Ryu Kyung-soo (The Bequeathed)

Best Supporting Actress: Lee Jung-eun (A Bloody Lucky Day), Joo Min-kyung (Behind Your Touch), Yeom Hye-ran (Mask Girl), Kang Mal-geum (The Good Bad Mother) and Shin Dong-mi (Welcome to Samdalri)

Best New Actor: Kim Yo-han (A Killer Paradox), Lee Si -woo (Boyhood), Lee Jong-won (Knight Flower), Lee Jung-ha (Moving) and Lee Shin-ki (The Worst of Evil)

Best New Actress: Lee Yi-dam (Daily Dose of Sunshine), Lee Han-byul (Mask Girl), Go Yoon-jung (Moving), Yoo Na (The Kidnapping Day) and BIBI (The Worst of Evil)

Best Screenplay: Daily Dose of Sunshine, LTNS, Moving, Revenant and The Good Bad Mother

Best Technical Direction: Korea-Khitan War, Moving, Revenant, The Matchmakers and Whales and I


Best Film: 12.12: The Day, Cobweb, Concrete Utopia, Exhuma and Noryang: Deadly Sea

Best Director: Kim Sung-soo (12.12: The Day), Uhm Tae-hwa (Concrete Utopia), Jang Jae-hyun (Exhuma), Kim Han-min (Noryang: Deadly Sea) and Ryu Seung-wan (Smugglers)

Best New Director: Lee Jung-hong (A Wild Roomer), Park Young-joo (Citizen of a Kind), Kim Chang Hoon (Hopeless), Yoo Jae-sun (Sleep) and Cho Hyun-chul (The Dream Songs)

Best Actor: Hwang Jung-jin (12.12: The Day), Jung Woo-sung (12.12: The Day), Lee Byung-hun (Concrete Utopia), Choi Min-shik (Exhuma) and Kim Yoon-seok (Noryang: Deadly Sea)

Best Actress: Ra Mi-ran (Citizen of a Kind), Kim Go-eun (Exhuma), Honey Lee (Killing Romance), Jung Yu-mi (Sleep) and Yum Jung-ah (Smugglers)

Best Supporting Actor: Yoo Hae-jin (Exhuma), Song Joong-ki (Hopeless), Park Geun Hyung (Picnic), Kim Jong-soo (Smugglers) and Park Jung Min (Smugglers)

Best Supporting Actress: Yum Jung-ah (Alienoid 2), Yeom Hye-ran (Citizen of a Kind), Krystal (Cobweb), Kim Sun-young (Concrete Utopia) and Lee Sang-hee (My Name is Loh Kiwan)

Best New Actor: Kim Young-sung (Big Sleep), Lee Do-hyun (Exhuma), Hong Sa-bin (Hopeless), Joo Jong-yuk (Iron Mask) and Kim Seon-ho (The Childe)

Best New Actress: Oh Woo-ri (Hail to Hell), BIBI (Hopeless), Lim Sun-woo (Ms. Apocalypse), Go Min-si (Smugglers) and Moon Seung-ah (The Hill of Secrets)

Best Scenario: 12.12: The Day, Exhuma, Killing Romance, Sleep and The Hill of Secrets

Best Technical Direction:  12.12: The Day, Exhuma, Cobweb and The Moon