Nox Film Fest 2025 (10)



23 Jan 2024
Call for entries

31 May 2024
Early deadline

31 Aug 2024
Standard deadline

10 Oct 2024
Late deadline

10 Nov 2024
Extended deadline


10 Dec 2024
Notification date

16 Jan 2025
18 Jan 2025


18 de Julio 254,  50000, Salto, Salto, Uruguay

Festival description
Short film festival
Feature film festival

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2023
 Production countries: Required
 Shooting countries: Required
 Director nationalities: Required
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films 
 Feature Films 
 Any language
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Festival start: 16 January 2025      Festival end: 18 January 2025

Salto International Fantastic Film Festival (Uruguay)

The NOX FILM FEST is a fun cinematic experience that takes place during the South American summer.

It is an open-air festival with free admission and receives thousands of young people and families every year who enjoy its programming and activities.

The 10th edition of the festival will take place from January 16 to 18, 2025.

The Fest offers fun and attractive parallel activities such as: theater and live music, master class, genre book sales, special guests and specialized workshops.

The festival accepts horror, fantasy and sub-genre films.

The NOX FILM FEST has an International Competition of feature films, medium-length films and short films.

It accepts submisions films from all over the world and awards prizes and special mentions in the following categories:

Best International Feature Film
Best Ibero-American Feature Film
Best Medium-length Film
Best Short Film (different sections)
Films made by women (FILM MADE BY WOMEN)
Special awards for direction, acting and screenplay.

Best International Feature Film
Best Iberoamerican Feature Film
Best Half Lenght Films
Best Short Film (different sections)
Films made by women
Special Awards for direction, acting and screenplay.

The NOX FILM FEST Uruguayan International Horror and Fantasy Film Fest, call to producers and filmmakers from all over the world, to submit films (feature and short films) to participate in the 10th. Festival Edition, which will take place from 16th to 18th January 2025, on City of Salto, Uruguay.

Rules and Terms

1. The Festival is an International Competition that includes awards for best internacional feature films and best short films in different sections.

2. The categories to participate will be:
Best International Feature Film
Best Iberoamerican Feature Film
Best Half Lenght Films
Best Short Film (different sections)
Films made by women
Special awards for direction, acting and screenplay.

3. The submitted films must belong to the genres of Terror, Fantasy and subgenres.

4. Submitted films must have been produced between January 2023 and October 2024.

5. The maximum feature films run time will be 110 minutes

The maximum short films run time in any format will be 15 minutes

The maximum half lenght films run time will be 20 - 40 minutes

6. Films that have been presented in previous calls will not be accepted.

7. The Festival will give preference to films that have NOT been shown previously in Uruguayan territory.

8. Movies that have been shown at any other international festival may participate.

9. There is no submit limit of films by producer company or filmmaker.

10. The films submitting can be presented in any language but if they are selected, they must be subtitled in spanish, to include a burning spanish captions copy or including like attached a spanish subtitle file .srt

11. The screening final copy must be sent in a digital format (HD, Code H.264 .mov or MP4)

12. The Official Selection will be announced on December 20, 2024 through the festival's social networks and its official website

13. The final decision of the Selection Committee will be unappealable.

14. Films included in the Official Selection may NOT BE WITHDRAWN from the Official Competition.

15. Once the film is part of the Official Selection, the producers authorize to the festival, the screening and comunication all materials of the films in the main event and the later samples of the Festival.

16. Participation in the Festival implies full acceptance of these regulations.

17. Any question or dispute that arises during the Festival, not contemplated in these regulations, will be settled by the organization of the event in accordance with international regulations.



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