Fans are invited to spend the May 1-3 weekend in celebrating HPL’s impact on the horror genre at the H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival & ChthulhuCon in San Pedro, CA. The theme of this year’s con is “The Case of Charles Dexter Ward.”
The sixth annual festival takes place at the Warner Grand Theatre. Guests Leslie S. Klinger, Liv Rainey-Smith, Pete von Sholly, Cody Goodfellow, Diane O’ Bannon, John Skipp, Richard Stanley, Ian Welke, Kat Rocha, S.P. Miskowski, Gary Mysers, Mike Dubisch, Matt R. Lohr and Sebastian Mazuera will be on hand.
The event is an offshoot of a festival that started almost 20 years ago in Portland, Oregon (and is holding its own edition this weekend).
The local event is sponsored by the San Pedro Historic Waterfront Business Improvement District (PBID), Crafted at the Port of Los Angeles, Creatures & Cultures, Dapper Cadaver, Lovecraft Wines, Stone Brewing Co., Tamiza’s Treats and the Grand Vision Foundation.