"Drone camerawork has already attained new realms of astonishment. What’s so cool about the New York City Drone Film Festival is that it culls the best of that brilliance, and presents to the world the best of the best. I thought I’d seen it all—I was wrong." 

                                                                                                                                                                   -David Pogue, Founder, Yahoo Tech

The #NYCDFF is the world's first event exclusively dedicated to celebrating the art of drone cinematography. The festival offers an international platform for filmmakers from every corner of the globe to exhibit their work in front of industry professionals and the drone community. 

THE THIRD ANNUAL NEW YORK CITY DRONE FILM FESTIVAL IS TAKING PLACE ON MARCH 17th, 18th & 19th 2017 AND WILL FEATURE:

RED CARPET & FESTIVAL SCREENING @ NYU SKIRBALL CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

AERIAL CINEMATOGRAPHY SEMINARS

DRONE PHOTO WALK

BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE & MASTER CLASSES

DAY OF DRONES @ THE LIBERTY SCIENCE CENTER FEATURING:

DRONE EXPO & FLIGHT DEMONSTRATIONS CAGE

STEM-INTEGRATED DRONE BUILDING PROGRAMS

FPV DRONE RACING & FREESTYLE FPV COMPETITION

AND MORE!

 

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2017 NYCDFF JURY

This years jury consists of exceptional humans from a variety of disciplines in art, media, and technology.

THANKS TO OUR 2017 #NYCDFF SPONSORS

FOUNDING SPONSORS

 

 

DIAMOND SPONSORS

NYCDFF WOULD LIKE TO THANK OUR PARTNERS

PLATINUM SPONOSRS

GOLD SPONSORS

FRIENDS OF NYCDFF!

PHOTOS FROM NYCDFF 2016 

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2016 #NYCDFF WINNERS

The New York City Drone Film Festival's mission is to help progress the art of aerial cinematography using drones. Thanks to all the amazing submissions we received for the 2016 festival we have had a very successful sophomore year.  Congratulations to the #NYCDFF 2016 winners! 

2016 #NYCDFF STILL PHOTOGRAPHY WINNER: Al Marmoum Camel Racing by Shoayb Khattab 

2016 #NYCDFF STILL PHOTOGRAPHY WINNER:

Al Marmoum Camel Racing by Shoayb Khattab 

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#NYCDFF 2015 WINNING FILMS

CORRIDOR DIGITAL/ TAYLOR CHIEN/ DRONEFLY

JEFFREY BRINK & BRIAN STREEM

BY PHILIP BLOOM

FLORIAN FISHER & MICHAEL KUGLER 

OK GO

ROBERT MCINTOSH

DRONE PILOT: DANIELL ASHBY

TARCISIO SAÑUDO