Game of Thrones co-creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss will receive the “Outstanding Television Writer” Award at the 26th Annual Austin Film Festival, happening October 24 through 31 in Austin.

Benioff and Weiss also serve as writers, executive producers, and showrunners of the critically-acclaimed HBO series. With a record-breaking 47 Emmy Awards, one Peabody Award, and an average of 30 million viewers per episode, the groundbreaking series has become an obsession for many television viewers, including yours truly.

The dynamic duo join a growing roster of festival panelists including Megan Amram with The Good Place, Alec Berg with Barry, David Mandel with Veep, as well as more panelist which will be announced soon. Get more info on the fest here.


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