Scholarly or Entertaining Presentation Application (MOB)

For the first time ever, the H. P. Lovecraft Film Festival & CthulhuCon is taking place in MOBILE, AL, November 3-5, 2023!This is an in-person event taking place at the Holiday Inn Downtown Mobile Historic District, with special events at the Saenger Theatre (just a few blocks from the hotel).


If you would like to give a Scholarly Talk, or Visual/Entertaining presentation, please submit this application form. We are looking for an entertaining and educational presentation on subjects that our audience will appreciate learning more about. In the past we have had presentations on the Art of Clark Ashton Smith, Trips to Lovecraftian Locales, Antarctic Travels, Classic Weird Movie Posters, and more. You will be notified by September 1st.


This is how we will be contacting you
If applicable.
Choose the category that best fits your presentation.
How would this be listed in a program? It should be enticing as well as give the reader an idea of what they'll be experiencing. For example, "Movie Posters" doesn't tell us much, but "The Weird Movie Posters of the 1950s" gives us a good idea of what we'll be seeing.
3-5 sentences describing your presentation or performance. This is what attendees will see in the program, so give them a reason to skip a film and come see your awesome presentation!
Let us know A/V components are needed. Enter N/A if none.
If applicable, please list the names of the people (other than yourself) who will be involved in your presentation. If you're not sure exactly who will be available, put your best guess and a total number of people.
Please provide a short 100 word bio, written in 3rd person. This should contain the most relevant information about your professional career.
Please attach a photo that can be used with your biography. Photos must be at least 300x450 pixels (portrait orientation) in .gif, .jpg, or .png format. If you have any problems uploading a file, you can email it to us later.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png.
Being accepted as a guest at our festival effectively makes you a representative of the H. P. Lovecraft Film Festival community. We may not always see eye to eye with everyone in it, but we advocate respectful discourse. Potential participants will share these values and be vetted in this regard. All participants and attendees are also subject to our Code of Conduct (you can read the entire thing here: )
Please check the box next to all the times you are available during the festival. All times are for in-person presentations. If you have specific time constraints, please note them in the comment box below.
Is there anything else we need to know about your presentation? Equipment or space needs?