Submissions are open all year round for MOTELX. The deadline for each year’s edition is 15 June
. The deadline for the MOTELX Award - Best Portuguese Horror Short Film 2021, which this year has the support of Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Lisboa, was extended to 1 August.
Submissions to MOTELX are made via FilmFreeway, using the link filmfreeway.com/MOTELX
, except submissions of Portuguese productions or co-productions with a majority of Portuguese participation which shall be made exclusively by filling the form available at the top of this page.
Submissions of Portuguese productions:1)
Fill the online submission form available on the top of this page.
Send us a link to an online screener.
(The link must allow for a full online viewing, without needing to transfer or download the file) 3)
The reception of the screener will be acknowledged, to the email address written on the submission form, up to two weeks after submission.
You don’t need to send anything else. If your film is selected you will be asked for all required promotional material.
The deadline for a film to be considered for each year’s edition is 15 June
. Submissions posted or received after that date can only be considered for the following year’s edition. The deadline for the MOTELX Award - Best Portuguese Horror Short Film was extended to 1 August.6)
Please read the regulations, available at the top of this page, before submitting your film.