Lovecraft Under the Gun film competition screening

Type: 
Film
Location: 
Upper Left theater
Date and time: 
Sunday, October 8, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Four Teams competed in the 5th Annual Lovecraft Under the Gun 72 Hour Competition! Each team started and completed a Lovecraftian short film in just 3 days, using a required line of dialogue and prop. Their films will screen and then the audience will decide the winner! (announced at the Awards Ceremony).

  • Cthonic Nightmares - "Pickman's Model"
  • Trash People From the Dump - "I Dream of Lovecraft"
  • Black Stars - "The Stars are Blackest at Night"
  • The Amelus - "Ferrum"
 

(Fe)rrum

Directed by
Team Amelus
8 mins
 | 2017
 | United States
 | English
 

A strange tale of a dangerous storm and its uncanny effect on the rusting equipment of a lonely farmhouse, told with 2D illustration and handmade miniature 3D sets. THIS FILM WAS MADE AS PART OF OUR 72-HOUR FILM COMPETITION AND CAN ONLY BE SEEN AT THE LOVECRAFT UNDER THE GUN EVENT AT 1PM ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8TH.

 

The Stars Are Blackest At Night

Directed by
Chad Michael Ward, Darren Eskandari
starring
Amanda Jones, Carissa White, Laura Wrong, Tracy Lynn Stanbury
8 mins
 | 2017
 | United States
 | English
 

Hollywood party girls find more than they expect at what they think is an underground rave, when they come face-to-face with the prophet of Dagon. FILMED AS PART OF OUR 72-HOUR FILM CONTEST, YOU CAN ONLY SEE THIS FILM DURING THE LOVECRAFT UNDER THE GUN EVENT AT 1PM ON SUNDAY, OCT 8TH.

 

I Dream of Lovecraft

Directed by
Lora and Travis Friess
6 mins
 | 2017
 | United States
 | English
 

Puppet Lovecraft tells us a tale of horror and adventure from the Dreamlands to the distant sea. THIS FILM WAS MADE AS PART OF OUR 72-HOUR FILM CONTEST AND CAN ONLY BE SEEN AT THE LOVECRAFT UNDER THE GUN EVENT AT 1PM ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8TH.

 

Pickman's Apprentice

Directed by
Daniel Webb
starring
Damon Macheau
3 mins
 | 2017
 | United States
 | English
 

Richard Pickman's apprentice completes his master's work and offers important advice to the aspiring artist. THIS FILM WAS MADE AS PART OF OUR 72-HOUR FILM CONTEST AND CAN ONLY BE SEEN AT THE LOVECRAFT UNDER THE GUN EVENT AT 1PM ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8TH.