Game Of Thrones Beats Out Doctor Who For Hugo Award
Tonight the Hugo Awards were handed out and there were a few headline making moments. Games of Thrones episode The Rains of Castamere beat out Doctor Who anniversary episode The Day Of The Doctor as well as Orphan Black's Variation Under Domestication, Adventures In Space And Time and The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot. This was in the category of Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form.
The Hugo Awards are given for excellence in the field of science fiction and fantasy. They were first awarded in 1953, and have been awarded every year since 1955. The awards are run by and voted on by fans.
Here is a list of some of the winners from tonight's ceremony.
BEST NOVEL – Ancillary Justice, by Ann Leckie
BEST NOVELLA – "Equoid" by Charles Stross
BEST NOVELETTE – "The Lady Astronaut of Mars" by Mary Robinette Kowal
BEST SHORT STORY – "The Water That Falls on You from Nowhere" by John Chu
BEST RELATED WORK – "We Have Always Fought: Challenging the Women, Cattle and Slaves Narrative" by Kameron Hurley
BEST GRAPHIC STORY – "Time" by Randall Munroe
BEST DRAMATIC PRESENTATION, LONG FORM – Gravity written by Alfonso Cuarón & Jonás Cuarón, directed by Alfonso Cuarón
BEST DRAMATIC PRESENTATION, SHORT FORM – Game of Thrones "The Rains of Castamere" written by David Benioff & D.B. Weiss, directed by David Nutter
BEST PROFESSIONAL ARTIST – Julie Dillon
JOHN W. CAMPBELL AWARD FOR BEST NEW WRITER – Sofia Samatar
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