The Flying Robot international Film Festival, now in our 3rd year, is the world's premiere international competitive short film festival focused on drone culture and aerial cinema created from the perspective of drones.
The FRiFF2017 program is comprised of 25 short drone films representing a dozen countries across these 7 genre categories.
The FRiFF2017 program was screened at the 2017 premiere in San Francisco on November 16th at the Roxie Theater.
The 2017 FRiFF Jury hails from the worlds of aerial cinema, FPV drone racing, feature filmmaking, robotics, artificial intelligence, manufacturing and media. They will critically assess this year's submitted films.
FRiFF was founded by Eddie Codel, a San Francisco based live video producer, aerial filmmaker and drone nerd.
The third annual Flying Robot international Film Festival world premiere took place November 16, 2017 at the Roxie Theater in San Francisco. 25 films from a dozen countries were selected for inclusion and nominated for awards in each of 7 categories. This is the complete list of award winning films as chosen by the FRiFF jury.
Home: The Philippines From a New Perspective, Christer Isulat [Panama]
Purple Heirloom, Kostas Gur [Greece]
Last Chance, Bapu Madhu [USA]
Ottsjö by air and timelapse, Marcus Möller [Sweden]
The Dream of Life, Luã Souza Araujo [Spain]
Remember Who You Are, Matthew Johnson [USA]
Norway's Lofoten Islands, Ian Montgomery [USA]
Low Earth Orbit, Yiannis Biliris [HK China]
Bulgaria: East to West, Brian J. Leitten [USA]
Drones For Good
The Zanzibar Mapping Initiative, Chris Morgan [Tanzania]
Buffalo Bayou Rising - Aerials (Hurricane Harvey Flooding), Martin Lisius [USA]
Dear Morton County Commissioners and Sheriff, Myron Dewey [USA]
FPV Racing & Freestyle
Flight of the Year, Paul Nurkkala [USA]
Cross-Training, Jacob Yubeta [USA]
The Best Freestyle FPV Video Ever, Neil Smith [Australia]
Drone Racing meets Mad Max, Paul Nurkkala [USA]
Mixed Motion Project, Ilko Iliev [Bulgaria]
Surf the Line, Arnaud Hiltzer [France]
DRONEKAKEBAKING, Lucas Zanotto [Norway]
USPS Postman Delivers Mail Santa Rosa, Douglas Thron [USA]
Night Chase, Hadrien Picard [France]
Mendocino Abalone Trip, Kyle Stangrover [USA]
Drones: Take Flight, Seth Dacio [USA]
Our Story, Kostas Petsas and Aris Nikolaidis of Arte Cinematica [Greece]
Drobots Company STEM Programs, Robert Elwood [USA]