The Netflix series ‘The Squid Game’ won the award for Breakthrough Series at the Gotham Awards.
‘Squid Game’ won the Breakthrough Series-over 40 minutes award at the 2021 Gotham Awards held in New York, USA on the 29th (local time). It was the first Korean film to win the Gotham Awards.
Kim Ji-yeon, CEO of Cyron Pictures, who went on stage after the award was announced, said, “After the series was released, something miraculous happened. The most miraculous thing was the great support from all over the world for a small show in Korean. I want to send the best possible thanks to fans all over the world.” Director Hwang Dong-hyuk said, “It has become the most famous show on the planet. Thank you so much. It’s a miracle. A miracle happened to me. Thank you for watching and loving this drama. Thank you,” he said.
The Gotham Awards is an awards ceremony supported by the Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), an American independent film support organization.
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