Return of The Lurkers: HPLFF Year One

Type: 
Film
Location: 
Upper Left theater
Date and time: 
Saturday, October 3, 2015 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm

See the films shown at the very first H. P. Lovecraft Film Festival, followed by a Q&A, including rarely-heard stories of the early years of the festival.

Directed by
John Strysik
17 mins
 | 1980
 | US
Directed by
Aaron Vanek
6 mins
 | 1994
 | US

John Strysik was a director and writer on the horror television series TALES FROM THE DARKSIDE and MONSTERS. He also directed episodes of ABC Television’s reboot of LAND OF THE LOST. Besides television work, Strysik has written and directed independent features and award winning short film adaptations of stories by H.P. Lovecraft and Franz Kafka. He’s written magazine articles, a fantasy novel called A HALLOW HEART, and co-wrote LURKER IN THE LOBBY - A Guide to the Cinema of H.P. Lovecraft.

Aaron Vanek received the 2005 Howie Award for his contributions to Lovecraftian cinema from the H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival, where he has been a regular guest and contributor since its inception in 1994. He ran the first Los Angeles H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival & CthulhuCon® franchise in September 2010, and continues as one of its directors with Cody Goodfellow and James Knouse.

Andrew John Migliore (born 1966 in Washington D.C., United States) is the founder and original director of the annual H. P. Lovecraft Film Festival in Portland Oregon. Andrew is the co-author of Lurker in the Lobby: The Guide to the Cinema of H. P. Lovecraft published by Night Shade Books and was founder and producer at Lurker Films where he launched The H. P. Lovecraft CollectionThe Weird Tale Collection, and The Edgar Allan Poe Collection on DVD.