Drone Film Festival Australia + New Zealand presents and showcases film from the art form by creative minds around the globe that enlightens and inspires all things filmed by drones. DFFANZ screen short films that expand the mind and push for new heights in experimental and stories by film makers, production studios and everyday drone enthusiasts.

Drone Film Festival ANZ - screens across 6 major cities in Australia + New Zealand - Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane, Auckland, Wellington.

View films - www.vimeo.com/DFFANZ

Prizes announced 01 April 2019.


Submissions Via – www.filmfreeway.com/dffanz

Film Duration – 00:30 to 15:00 minutes in length.

Subtitles – Are welcome, non-English speaking films must include English subtitles.

Film Submissions – Must incorporate overall 50% Drone, Drone Film, Drone Footage, Aerial.

Film Category – ANZ Film, Drone Film, Cinematography Film, Concept Film, Special Effects Film, Landscape Film, Showreel Film, Documentary Film, Extreme Sports Film, FPV Film, Student Film, People's Choice Film.

Film Theme – International, Australian, New Zealand, Narrative, Experimental, Animation, Feature, Documentary, TV Commercial, Music Video, Story Telling, Alternative, Experimental, Brand, Label or Product Short Film

Film Selection – You will be notified via FilmFreeWay if successful by notification date

Screening – Official Selection Films successful, will be screened at DFFANZ, across Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Auckland and Wellington

Jury Panel – Select the official selection, nominee and winner categories

Winning Films – Announced post film festival screening

Prizes – Delivered to film makers post film festival, see www.dffanz.com/prizes

Submission Fee – 20.00 (US dollars) per film

Student Film Category Fee – Free Submission, students must provide proof of being a current student within Primary or High School, University, College or other form of educational institution during 2018/2019

Terms, Conditions & Rules

The Drone Film Festival Australia & New Zealand PTY LTD reserves the right, we have under this Agreement.

You are solely responsible and liable for the content you submit, made under your details within your registration.

You agree you will not submit any content that is defamatory, obscene, pornographic, racially, culturally, or ethnically offensive, harassing, intimidating, threatening, hateful, discriminatory or abusive.

To be considered for the DFFANZ, your content must meet all the specifications and requirements relating to film categories, formatting and submission.

By entering the Drone Film Festival ANZ, you agree that the festival may use your publicity stills prior to the festival for marketing, promotional activities and publicity purposes. We may also screen your film for judging, media review purposes or for exhibition, launch, after parties, partner events in association with DFFANZ. We will always contact you (or a nominated filmmaker) to inform you of this prior to use.

Consent of parent or guardian must be obtained where a minor may be a participant in the film festival or competition. If the winner of a prize is under the age of 18 years, the prize will be awarded to the winner's nominated parents or guardian.

By entering DFFANZ, you are confirming that you hold all appropriate rights, by entering, you release DFFANZ from any claim and all responsibilities relating to or arising from its use of the film. If you do not exclusively own all of these rights, you must have all necessary authorisations, permissions, approvals, consents, rights and licenses from the owner(s) to enter into this agreement, perform and comply with all of its obligations.

Drone Film Festival ANZ, does not claim any ownership rights to the content and films, the intellectual property and proprietary rights existing anywhere in the world and DFFANZ acquire no ownership, proprietary or other rights to your work and or film.

By submitting your film, it does not guarantee acceptance and selection of the work into the Drone Film Festival ANZ. You agree that you are aware that all films received will be reviewed by jury and judged, and that some films may not be selected for cinema screening as official selection of DFFANZ 2018. You accept this risk.

Any prizes awarded are not transferable, exchangeable or redeemable for cash. DFFANZ will arrange prizes to the winning film makers post film festival announcement.

This agreement is made in the city of Sydney, state of New South Wales, Australia, it is governed by jurisdiction of the courts within Australia and New Zealand.