Years running: 19 (since 2003)

Ravenna Nightmare Film Fest

Festival dealing with horror and fantastic genre.


Ravenna Nightmare Film Fest is a festival dealing with horror and fantastic genre in its broadest meaning, and will promote the Competition for feature films, retrospectives and various related events.

The Festival will be divided in the following sections:

  • International Competition for feature films,
  • International Competition for short films,
  • Special Events


  • Anello d'oro (golden ring) best film award
  • Anello d'argento (silver ring) best short film award


  • Fiction films, animation movies and documentaries from all countries, finished after August 12th 2019, that explore “the dark side” of cinema in its broadest sense and that effectively encourage both stylistic and thematic renewal of cinema, may participate in International Competitions for Feature Films and Short Films.
  • Feature films should be at least 70 minutes long. Short films should be no longer than 15 minutes.

Documents and Other Requisite Items

  • Fill out entry form,
  • Provide online screening of the movie.
  • As an alternative, movies can be submitted through online  platforms.

​Screening Media Type: DCP

Audio language: original

Subtitles language: English

Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement




Official Website



Ravenna Nightmare Film Fest:
Via Canala 43
48123 Ravenna, Italy

Phone / Fax: +39 0544 201 456 


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Dates & Deadlines
  • Opening Date
    April 27, 2020
  • Deadline
    July 10, 2020
  • Notifications
    September 05, 2020
  • Event Dates
    4 — 8 November 2020
Categories & Fees

Short films should not be longer than 15 minutes.

  • Deadline — $12

Feature films should have a duration of at least 70 minutes.

  • Deadline — free
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