The special guest for 2012 is Michael Reaves, a writer known for scripting series such as Batman: The Animated Series, Star Trek: The Next Generation and The Twilight Zone. An anthology he co-edited with John Pelan, Shadows Over Baker Street, features Sherlock Holmes stories set in the world of Lovecraft. Mr. Reaves will receive the Howie Award for his contributions to Lovecraft cinema, penning the classic 1987 episode of The Real Ghostbusters entitled “The Collect Call of Cathulhu”, the first time Cthulhu appeared on television.
Other authors confirmed to appear include myself, Cody Goodfellow, Denise Dumars, T. E. Grau, and Michael Tice. A preliminary schedule has included:
Noon-12:30 = People file or slither in
12:30 - 1pm = Prayers to Cthulhu
1pm - 1:45pm - Filking
1:45 to 2:30 = Author readings
2:30 - 3:15 = Panel on cosmic horror then and now
3:15 - 3:40 = Oral storytelling
3:40 - 4pm = Wind down, head out, and slop time if we're shambling late.
Visit the official site at www.hplfilmfestival.com for more details!