Ben Travers is the Los Angeles-based TV Critic at IndieWire, where he writes reviews, conducts interviews, and provides extensive awards analysis related to today’s best and most popular television projects. Along with his award-winning Emmy predictions, he covers film and television festivals, including Sundance, SXSW, and ATX TV Festival. He's also an experienced moderator at Comic-Con PaleyFest, the Screen Actors Guild, the Television Academy, Film Independent, the International Documentary Association, and various other events. Prior to joining IndieWire, Ben served as an editor for PopMatters, worked as a production assistant at Walt Disney Pictures, and earned degrees in both journalism and film production from the University of Iowa. If you're looking for .gifs, follow him on Twitter @BenTTravers.