Hwang Dong Hyuk He got the green light to claim his prize.
Hwang received the 2022 Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Dramatic Series for his work in Squid game.
The Korean survival show, which collected 14 Emmy nominations for 2022, is not only the most-watched show ever on Netflix but also the first non-English language show to be nominated in the main drama category in Emmys history.
And these achievements did not go unnoticed by Hwang, but the director has a special perspective on the achievements.
“Where squid game I’ve had Emmys nominations, people keep telling me I made history, but I don’t think I made history myself,” Hwang explained during his acceptance speech. I think, I have to say, we made history together. “
Huang noted that he hopes the history-making move will set a precedent for the future.
“I really hope squid game He said, “It won’t be the last non-English series that will be here at the Emmys.” “And I also hope this won’t be my last Emmy series either.”