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

The festival will accept genre films: Terror, Horror, Fantasy, Sci-Fi and subgenres.

It's an open-air festival with free admission and that receives thousands of young people and families every year who enjoy their activities.

The Festival offer fun and attractive parallel activities like: The Labyrinth, impro shows, music live, master class, book, special guests and workshops.


  • Best Feature Film
  • Best Short Film
  • Films made by women
  • Best Film Audience Award
  • Special Mentions for direction, acting, screenplay, sound design, etc.
  • Best Microterror 13''


1. The Festival is an International Competition that includes awards for best feature films, best short films and special mentions in different categories.

2. The categories to participate will be: Feature Films, Short Films, Films Made by Women, Micro Terrors 13", VR, and 360 Degrees.

3. The inscribed 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 length of the feature films will be 100 minutes, including credits. The maximum length of the short films in any format will be 15 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 sent can be presented in any language but if they are selected, they must be subtitled in spanish or including the spanish subtitle file.

11. The screening final copy must be sent in a digital format: H264. Extention .mov or MP4)

Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement




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Dates & Deadlines
  • Opening Date
    January 20, 2024
  • Earlybird Deadline
    May 31, 2024
  • Regular Deadline
    August 31, 2024
  • Late Deadline
    October 15, 2024
  • Extended Deadline
    November 10, 2024
  • Notifications
    December 20, 2024
  • Event Dates
    16 — 18 January 2025
Categories & Fees
  • Earlybird Deadline — $9
  • Regular Deadline — $10
  • Late Deadline — $11
  • Extended Deadline — $12
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  • Regular Deadline — $11
  • Late Deadline — $12
  • Extended Deadline — $13
  • Earlybird Deadline — $9
  • Regular Deadline — $10
  • Late Deadline — $11
  • Extended Deadline — $12
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