SDA 2022: Winners Of 17th Seoul International Drama Awards

The final winners of 17th Seoul International Drama Awards (SDA) have been officially announced during the awarding ceremony on September 22nd. The event was broadcast live simultaneously on KBS2 TV and SDA’s official Youtube channel from 17:00 to 19:00 KST. It was hosted by Joo Sang-wook and Jeong Eun-ji.

Here are the list of winners in different categories:


Grand Prize: Help from UK


Seoul Business Agency Prize: Our Beloved Summer (2021-2022)


International Competition

Jury’s Special Prize:
The World Stands Still from Germany

Best TV Movie:
Nobody’s Child from France
Take Me Home from Germany

Best Mini Series:
Anne from Hongkong
The Last Summers Of The Raspberries from Canada

Best Serial Drama:
Destan from Turkey
Hidden Truth from Turkey

Best Director:
Akim Isker for Nobody’s Child

Best Screenwriter:
Han Hee-Jung for The King’s Affection

Best Actor:
Stephen Graham for Help

Best Actress:
Jodie Corner for Help


International Invitation

Outstanding Asian Stars:

  • Wallace Chung from China
  • Yusei Yagi from Japan
  • Belle Mariano from the Philippines
  • Krit Amnuaydechkorn from Thailand
  • Alice Ko from Taiwan

Hallyu Drama

Outstanding Korean Drama:
MBC’s The Red Sleeve (2021-2022) Netflix’s All Of Us Are Dead (2022)

Outstanding Korean Actor:
Kim Seonho for Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha (2021)

Outstanding Korean Actress:
Jisoo for Snowdrop (2021-2022)

Outstanding Korean OST:
“Love Always Run Away” by Lim Young Woong for Young Lady And Gentleman (2021-2022)

Outstanding K-Pop Idol Actor:
Kang Daniel for Rookie Cops (2022)


Congratulations to all the winners!