HBO, Licensor: For over forty years, Home Box Office (HBO) has provided excellence in premium television entertainment, offering the world's most innovative programming. HBO operates seven, 24-hour television networks as well as streaming service through HBO on Demand. Subscribers enjoy access to some of the top television series in the world today, including the award-winning smash-hit Game of Thrones.
Gina McIntyre, Co-Author: Gina McIntyre is the New York Times best-selling author of Stranger Things: Worlds Turned Upside Down. Other books include Guillermo Del Toro's The Shape of Water: Creating a Fairy Tale for Troubled Times, and The Art of Ready Player One. Her writing has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, the Hollywood Reporter, and Entertainment Weekly. She lives with her husband and daughter in Riverside, Illinois.
Michele Clapton, Author: Michele Clapton is an award-winning costume designer who has worked in film and television for twenty years. She has received considerable acclaim for her work on Game of Thrones, winning five Emmy Awards, a BAFTA, and four Costume Designers Guild Awards. Clapton also created costumes for The Crown, for which she won an Emmy Award, a BAFTA, and a Costume Designers Guild Award. Her other television credits include Sense and Sensibility, Casanova, and The Devil’s Whore, for which she won a BAFTA. Her film work includes Queen of the Desert, Ali and Nino, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, The Secret Garden, and Kingsman: The Great Game. She was awarded the NYWIFT Designing Women Award in 2019.