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The Rock Horror in Rio Film Festival is more than a competition, it’s an event that unites the best of the horror, thriller, and fantasy films with rock & roll in a big party for moviegoers who love music, and cinema.

2018 Edition

All the days of the festival that shook up Reserva Cultural in Niterói and São Paulo with the exhibition of films, round tables of script, filmmaking and makeup, and rock shows.


Film Competion

The competition brought 33 films from 17 countries to the festival in 2018.



Round Tables

Directing, script, special effects and makeup with the presence of directors, industry professionals and film crítics.


Rock Shows

Rock shows by night at the rock lounge in Niterói and in partner pubs in São Paulo.


Opening and Awards

The events had the presence of artists, guests, press and the audience.

The Festival Videos

All the videos from festival are here.

Round Tables

The festival had the presence of directors, makeup artists and film critics
at the round tables that took place in Niteroi and São Paulo.

Directing Tables

How to do a horror movie? That was the theme treated at the tables that united directors from the festival and film critics, answering the audience questions.

Script tables

Screenwriters from the festival told the public how the histories that originated their films came up and how was the procces to take them out of the pages.

Make up Tables

Special effect makeup artists explainned how the characterization proccess works, the legislation controlling the products and demonstrated their use.


The Reserva Cultural

The cultural space conceived by Oscar Niemeyer with cinema, restaurant, art gallery, bookstore is the home of the festival. 


2018 Film Awards

The list of the winners of Best Horror Feature, Best Horror and Fantasy Shorts, besides the Honorable Mentions. Know more...


Festival Program

The festival full program with all the detais about the films in competition and events from the 2018 edition. Know more...


Festival Clipping

All the newspaper, magazine and blog articles about the festival and the films in competition at the 2018 edition. Know more...



All the photos from the competition in Niteroi and the festival in São Paulo compiled in a photobook. Know more...

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