▪ ▪ Welcome aboard Latin America's first drone film festival ▪ ▪

NO AR International Drone Film Fest Brazil welcomes filmmakers and cinema enthusiasts to a celebration of aerial cinematography.

Thanks to the popularization of camera-mounted drones, independent filmmakers can now reach quality levels of mainstream productions. 
A whole new path in the art of cinema is yet to be explored!

NO AR Brazil showcases and awards artists who have mastered this new technique to create breath-taking scenes and emotion.

Drone filmmakers are invited to create and submit amazing drone shorts!

Highly-recognized professionals from film and photography industries, as well as PhD's and established drone filmmakers, compose the Judging Panel.

On July 27th, Palácio das Artes, an iconic art venue signed by Brazil’s foremost architect Oscar Niemeyer, located right at the heart of Belo Horizonte, will host NO AR Brazil II.
Category Winners will be revealed on a live screening accompanied by comments from Jury members at Cine Humberto Mauro, a four-decade cinema within the palace equiped with high quality (DCP) projection system.

We are partners of the World Film Fair, with 2018 edition in NYC and 2019 events in London, Madrid and Hong Kong.

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▪ Check 2018 edition awarded projects ▪

- - Winners teaser

- - Full list with winners, finalists, semi-finalists and official selection:

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NO AR Brazil is presented byTICO TICO TV – producer specialized in drone cinematography with awarded projects in USA, Germany, Romania, Czech Republic and Russia.

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Be part of #NoArBrazil community by joining /NoArBrazil and /TicoTicoTV on Facebook

Cultural support / Apoio cultural: Fundação Clóvis Salgado

▪ Official Selection Laurels
▪ Finalist Laurels
▪ Category Winner - Laurels & Certificates
▪ Best of Festival Winner - Laurel & Certificate
Prizes from our sponsors!

▪ Film

All films must be 5 minutes or under in length (time limit will vary according to category), including credits, unless when differently stated.
At least 50% of the film must be shot using a drone or UAV.

▪ Language & subtitles

Films in any language are welcome.

English-speaking films (or subtitled to English) are accepted for selection and award purposes.
For live screening, Portuguese language subs are required.

Portuguese-speaking films (or subtitled to Portuguese) are accepted for selection, award and screening purposes.

▪ Categories

Films can be submitted in 1 (one) among all Regular Categories:
- Nature & Landscape
- Art & Music
- Sports & Adventure
- Documentary & Narrative
- Show reel
- Concept
- Dronie
- Drone-lapse
- FPV First Person View
- Brazil

▪ Awards

Laurels and certificates will be sent digitally.

▪ Disclaimer:

By entering your film for consideration for NO AR International Drone Film Fest Brazil you authorize that your work is cleared for festival exhibition and accept full legal responsibility for the intellectual property therein. Entry into the Festival constitutes permission to exhibit your work at NO AR International Drone Film Fest Brazil.

NO AR International Drone Film Fest Brazil reserves the right to use excerpts of the film for promotional purposes only, including but not limited to broadcast on TV or the internet.

The person submitting the Film (hereafter called the "Applicant") acknowledges that he or she has obtained consent from any and all owners, creators, writers, actors, producers and/or other authorized representatives of the Film whose consent is required to submit the Film to the Festival.

It is the sole responsibility of the Applicant to secure authorization and permission from the copyright owner(s) of any and all copyrighted content or materials included within the submitted Film. It is the sole responsibility of the Applicant to secure authorization and permission from the owner(s) of any and all trademarked content and materials included within the submitted Film.

▪ Exceptions:

Festival organizers reserve the right to make exception to any of the rules at their discretion.

Overall Rating
  • Philippe Turpin

    Très heureux d'avoir participé à ce beau festival et d'avoir gagné dans ma catégorie. Merci au NO AR Film Fest Brazil. J'aurais bien aimé être présent.

    September 2019
  • So honored for our film, The Ascension of Ava Delaine, to be honored with Best Concept at this Brazilian all-drone film festival!!!

    August 2019
  • Holger Hirsch

    nice guys and great festival!

    August 2018
    Response from festival:

    Thank you, Holger, and congratulations for your Award Winning Showreel !

  • André Hope

    Great festival, even I was not there. This is a festival that will grow big the next years if it continues like this.

    July 2018
    Response from festival:

    Thanks, André! It was a pleasure having your creation showcased, and congratulations for the Category Winner Award in the Dronie category!

  • Nice festival with big participation and excellent communication.

    July 2018
    Response from festival:

    Thank you, Kostas, for joining #NoArBrazil and congratulations for your Category Winner Award in "Art & Music" with "Breathe Luv"!