AUSTIN – The Austin Film Festival (AFF) announced that this year’s recipient of the 2011 Outstanding Television Writer Award will be Hart Hanson, creator, executive producer, show runner, and writer of 20th Century Fox Television’s “Bones.”
“Bones” stars Emily Deschanel and David Boreanaz will present Hanson with the Award at the Festival’s annual Awards Luncheon held on Saturday, October 22, 2011 at the Austin Club.
“I am thrilled the Austin Film Festival is recognizing the talents of Hart Hanson,” said Deschanel. “He is such a gifted writer and storyteller, and is truly the voice of our show. It’s been a joy to work with him, and it’s a great honor to celebrat e his work.”
Hart Hanson is perhaps best known for his current work on the highly acclaimed television series “Bones,” now in its sixth season, where he serves as creator, executive producer, and show runner.
Hanson will speak on panels during the conference, and Hanson, Deschanel, and Boreanaz will present a special screening of an episode of “Bones.”
Film screenings, additional panelists and special events will be announced in the coming months.
Awards Luncheon tickets are $50 each and are available for purchase by Conference and Producers Badge holders only. For additional information on the 18th Annual Austin Film Festival & Conference, panels and film screenings, and how to purchase everything from a Producers Badge to a Film Pass, visit the official website at www.austinfilmfestival.com or call 1-800-310-FEST (3378).
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