Nox Film Fest 2023 (8)



24 Jan 2022
Call for entries

31 May 2022
Early deadline

31 Aug 2022
Standard deadline

09 Oct 2022
Late deadline

06 Nov 2022
Extended deadline


11 Dec 2022
Notification date

11 Jan 2023
15 Jan 2023


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

Festival description
Short film festival >1' 15'<
Feature film festival >60' 110'<

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2021
 Production countries: Required
 Shooting countries: Required
 Director nationalities: Required
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  >1' 15'<
 Feature Films  >60' 110'<
 Any language
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Festival start: 11 January 2023      Festival end: 15 January 2023

The NOX FILM FEST International Horror and Fantasy Film Festival from Salto, Uruguay is a fun film experience that takes place during the South American summer.

It is an open-air festival, free and aimed at a youth and family audience. It has a theme park format that allows, in addition to the showing of films, recreational and academic activities.

From January 11 to 14, 2023, will be held his 8th edition.

Every year, between 2,500 and 3,000 people gather at Parque Solari de Salto, it’s main venue.

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

The NOX FILM FEST has an International Competition for feature films, short films, films made by women and micro-horrors 13".

We receive films from all over the world and offer prizes and special mentions in the following categories:

MICRO TERROR 13'' $50 USD Prize

International Feature Film $200 USD
International Short Film
Uruguayan Short Film
Movie Made by Women
Micro Terrors 13" $50 USD


The NOX FILM FEST - Salto International Horror and Fantasy Film Festival of Uruguay, opens a call for producers and filmmakers from all over the world, to submit films to participate in the 8th. Edition of the Festival, which will take place from January 11 to 14, 2023, in the City of Salto, Uruguay.

Rules and terms:

1. The Festival is an International Competition that includes prizes for best feature film, short film, films made by women and 13" micro-horrors.

2. The categories to participate are:
Feature films
Short films
Half length films
Films Made by Women
Micro Terrors 13"

3. The registered films must belong to the genre of Horror, Fantasy and subgenres.

4. Submitted films must have been produced between January 2021 to October 2022.

5. The time of run of feature films will be 110 minutes, including credits. The time of run of short films in any format will be 15 minutes maximun.

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 screened in Uruguayan territory.

8. Films that have been screened at any other international festival may participate.

9. There is no limit on the submission of films per producer or filmmaker.

10. Submitted films can be presented in any language but if they are chosen in the Official Selection they must present the subtitle file in Spanish or a projection copy with spanish subtitles burned.

11. The final copy of the projection must be sent in digital format: HD, FHD (H264) (5Gb - 6Gb approximate size)

12. The Official Selection will be announced on December 15, 2022 through the festival's social networks and its official website

13. The final decision of the Selection Committee will not be discussed.

14. The films included in the Official Section MAY NOT BE WITHDRAWN from the Official Competition.

15. Once the film is including of the Official Section, the producers authorize the festival, the screening and to make comunication of all the 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 doubt or dispute not contemplated in these regulations, will be resolved by the organization of the festival in accordance with international regulations.



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