The New York City Drone Film Festival (NYCDFF) is probably one of most important events for the aerial filmmaking community. Here is a selection of some of the best videos which have been awarded since the first edition in 2015.
"Candide Thovex Quattro 2": Extreme Sports Category Winner (2018)
When a French extreme skier decides to ride snowless slopes.
"Mexico City International Airport From Above": Audience Choice Award Winner (2015)
When you fly your drone legally in the middle of the traffic of an international airport.
"Muscle Up": Freestyle FPV Category Winner (2018)
An incredible flying performance with impossible shots filmed in a unique long take via a micro-drone.
"2D Run Mixed Motion Project": X-Factor Category Winner (2017)
An original run that follows an athlete performing various stunts.
"Family Island": Dronie Category Winner (2017)
Yes, drones have their selfie equivalent, but they are much more interesting.
"Afterglow": Best in Show Winner (2016)
Glowing free-riders at night.
"Superman With a Gopro": Narrative and Best in Show Winner (2015)
A GoPro camera mounted on Superman with better VFX than the original movie from the 80s.
"Drone Parkour": Extreme Sports Category Winner (2017)
Don’t try this at home.
"Drone Star Wars": Narrative Category Winner (2017)
George Lucas would approve of this performance.
"I Wont Let You Down": X-Factor Winner (2015)
An impressive choreography.