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“Servant of the people” were the four best comedies on the festival in South Korea


“Servant of the people” were the four best comedies on the festival in South Korea
22.08.2016

Political Comedy produced by the Studio “Kvartal 95” – “servant of the people” was nominated for the Seoul International Drama Awards.

Political Comedy produced by the Studio “Kvartal 95” – “servant of the people” was nominated for the Seoul International Drama Awards. Ukrainian TV series hit the four finalists in the category of Comedy films, along with works from the USA – Life in Pieces and Baskets, as well as Israeli Comedy La Famiglia.

Seoul International Drama Awards is organized by the Seoul Drama Awards organizing Committee and Korean broadcasters Association. The festival is one of Asia’s largest and the leading specialised event brings together the creators and experts of film and television industry from around the world. This year’s Seoul International Drama received a total of 265 applications from 51 countries.

28 nominees of the festival was selected as the best quality, original and popular work in four categories: Television film (TV Movie), Mini-series (Mini-Series), TV Serial drama Serial Drama) and Comedy (Comedy). If the first three nominations pre-selected eight works in Comedy category number of applicants is limited to four TV comedies.

Category Comedy was first introduced in the competition program this year. Filed 37 applications in different subgenres, it’s a romantic Comedy, and black Comedy, and political Comedy. The winner of this category receives the award for the Golden Bird Prize.

Festival winners will be announced at the awards Ceremony for the Seoul International Drama Awards, which will be held September 8 in Seoul at the KBS Hall.

“Servant of the people” is a political Comedy about an honest and modest teacher who becomes President of the country and trying to build a better life for his people. The first season was shown on the channel “1+1” and became the best TV product of the fall season on Ukrainian television. The series was sold to Estonia, Kazakhstan and Moldova.

 

Source and photo: kvartal95.com