Following the Academy Award for the movie 'Parasite', attention is being paid to whether another Korean-made content can cause a stir at major American awards ceremonies.



On the 6th (local time), American media Variety predicted that 'Squid Game' deserves an Emmy Award and that Netflix can make history.



Variety reported that 'Squid Game' deserves a primetime Emmy nomination, citing an official from the American Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Although the drama was made in Korea, it was explained that it was produced for the purpose of distribution to the United States under the investment of Netflix, an American company.



However, because 'Squid Game' can be viewed as being produced with international content that has been released worldwide, it can be nominated for the International Emmy Award," said an official. added.


While the Academy is the award ceremony for the best film, the Emmy Award is the award ceremony for the best TV content.

The Emmy Awards are divided into evening and daytime programs, respectively, for 'Prime Time' and 'Daytime' programs.

Usually, when we say Emmys, we refer to primetime Emmys.



Traditionally, TV dramas such as NBC and ABC and cable channels such as HBO almost dominated the Emmy Awards.

However, in recent years, Netflix content has been strong.



At the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards held on the 19th of last month, Netflix swept over 40 categories including Best Picture.



Variety predicted that Netflix will participate in the Emmy Awards as well as the SAG Awards, Critics Choice Awards and Independent Spirit Awards with 'Squid Game'.



The Emmy Awards ceremony is held annually in September.



(SBS Entertainment News reporter Kim Ji-hye)

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