MOTELX - Lisbon International Horror Film Festival

September 5 - 10, 2017 Lisbon, Portugal / Festival type: Affiliated Members
MOTELX - Lisbon International Horror Film Festival

About

MOTELX - Lisbon International Horror Film Festival promotes the best of horror from around the globe and encourages the production of Portuguese horror films. One of the cultural highlights of the year in Lisbon, the festival has also carved out a prominent position in the international circuit of genre film festivals since its inception in 2007. 

In 2016, MOTELX reached an audience of about 20.000 people across the 6 days of the festival and the 2 Warm-Up days that kick off every edition with open air screenings, concerts and parties. 

Past guests include names such as George A. Romero, Stuart Gordon, John Landis, Coffin Joe, Eli Roth, Brian Yuzna, Dario Argento, Hideo Nakata and Tobe Hooper, among others. In 2017 the guests of honour are Roger Corman and Alejandro Jodorowsky.

MOTELX is the only Portuguese festival to have received an accreditation by the International Federation of Film Producers Associations (FIAPF), and is also a member of the European Fantastic Film Festivals Federation (EFFFF) and Europe For Festivals, Festivals For Europe (EFFE). 

For further information, please visit www.motelx.org.

Contacts

MOTELX - Lisbon International Horror Film Festival
MOTELX - Lisbon International Horror Film Festival
R. Filipe Folque 30, 6B, 1050-113 Lisbon, Portugal
Festival Director: Carlos Pontes, João Monteiro, João Viana, Pedro Souto
Federation Contact: Pedro Souto
Tel: Phone:+351 213 545 158
E-mail: info (at) motelx.org

Award Winners

Films Director Country Type Year Award
Miami Simão Cayatte Portugal Short 2015 Short Film Méliès d'Argent
Pela Boca Morre o Peixe João P. Nunes Portugal 2014 Short Film Méliès d'Argent
The Gravedigger André Gil Mata Portugal Short 2013 Short Film Méliès d'Argent
Bewitched Manuel Pureza Portugal Short 2012 Short Film Méliès d'Argent

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