MOTELx - Lisbon International Horror Film Festival

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


Since its 1st edition in 2007, MOTELx has been an event for fraternizing and discovery, set-up for all those that are permanently looking for new auteurs, new films, new looks into the genre and new experiences.

Without any kind of dogma or preconceptions, the program offers to the audience a selection of the films that have generated the most enthusiastic reactions all around the world in the last couple of years, in all possible variations of the genre – from supernatural to gore, from psychological horror to the monster movie, from blockbuster to indie, from classic to experimental.

Inside MOTELx the horror experience is full, it is the place to get to know the directors in person, to participate in masterclasses presented by living masters, and to follow the exciting competition of the only Prize for the Best Portuguese Horror Short Film.

MOTELx, Where Horror is Welcome!


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 91 636 22 96
E-mail: info (at)

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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