Application for HPLFF BIPOC Filmmaker Fee Waiver
In recognition of the challenges that BIPOC Directors face having their voices heard in the film industry, we have set aside up to $2,500 in submission fee waivers for the 2021 season of the H. P. Lovecraft Film Festival that BIPOC Directors can apply for. BIPOC Directors may submit their film for free via our submission platform, FilmFreeway, but this application must be completed in order for the film to be reviewed. Any films submitted to the free category that do not have a corresponding completed application by the final submission deadline will be disqualified.
This application is specifically for completed short or feature films by directors who are black, indigenous, or people of color. It is the sincere hope of the H. P. Lovecraft Film Festival that this will be a successful first step in increasing the diversity of the festival's offerings, and will show that the genre of Cosmic Horror is not and will not be limited by skin color.
The H. P. Lovecraft Film Festival is a showcase of Cosmic Horror and the Weird Tale on film. If you don't believe your film is Lovecraftian, it may be a better fit for Portland Horror Film Festival.
We review each application as it comes in. Please allow 3-5 days for us to review it and respond.