• KBS Takes Home Eight Awards at Worldfest-Houston
  • [2013-05-02]

    KBS Producers return to Seoul this month with eight Remi Awards, the iconic prizes for creative excellence at the WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival. Among the eight award-winning KBS programs, the adventure documentary Dream of Icarus took top honors by winning the festival’s highest award in its category, the Grand Remi for Television and Cable Production. KBS Science Special: Exploring the Human Mind; Me, came close behind, winning the Special Jury Award in the Health and Wellness sub-category.


    WorldFest now in its 46th year, is one of North America’s longest running competitive international film festivals. The 2013 edition took place in Houston, Texas USA from April 12-21.

    Four programs scored Platinum Remi Awards, the top prize for their sub-categories. KBS Special: Kim Jong-il earned the Platinum Remi for the Analysis / Background of a Single Current News Story sub-category; Dharma, In Search of Truth earned the Platinum Remi for the Religious Programs sub-category; The Princess’s Man earned the Platinum Remi for the TV Mini-Series sub-category; and Super Fish won a Platinum Remi for the TV Series – Documentary sub-category. Rounding out the KBS awards were a Gold Remi for Drama Special: For Her Son and a Silver Remi for Man from the Equator.

    This year’s haul of awards represents a significant increase from last year, when KBS won two Platinum Remis and a Silver Remi Award.


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