Aaron Vanek received the 2005 Howie Award for his contributions to Lovecraftian cinema from the H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival®-Portland, where he has been a regular guest and contributor since its inception in 1994. He expanded the H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival®-San Pedro franchise into Los Angeles in 2010 and has continued running it for six years.
Vanek’s movies can be purchased from Lurker Films (www.lurkerfilms.com) on the H.P. Lovecraft Collection vol. 3, and the Weird Tales Collection featuring The Yellow Sign, based on R.W. Chamber’s story of the same name.
Two of his Call of Cthulhu role-playing game scenarios comprise the Chaosium monograph Farewell, My Sanity and another, “They Sleep by Twilight,” was published in issue #5 of World of Cthulhu magazine. A supplement to the game about psychedelic drugs in the mythos is expected to be published in 2015.