Southern California Drone Film Festival

Highlighting the best of aerial visual content

California beach pier

About The Festival

Started in 2020, the Southern California Drone Film Festival celebrates the best of drone cinematography, photography, and content creation. The International festival allows filmmakers, photographers, 360-video makers, and content creators from all over to showcase their work to the world.

Our Commitment

We are committed to supporting and celebrating creative, inspiring, and compelling content as well as all visionaries, and everything drone!

The Festival Comes to Orange County

The two-day event June 7-8, 2024 will be held in the historic town of Fullerton. Just up the street from the Happiest Place on Earth.  The event will include drone demonstrations, racing, drone soccer competitions, workshops, and the awards ceremony.

Fullerton College
321 E. Chapman Ave
Fullerton, CA




Marriott Fullerton
2701 Nutwood Avenue,
Fullerton, California



DoubleTree By  Hilton Fullerton
2932 Nutwood Avenue
Fullerton, California






Thanks to our Prize Sponsors

Our Partners

Thank you to our amazing partners whose support makes this festival and drone event possible.

Women and Drones
Fullerton Drone Lab
Rotor Riot

Schedule of Events – Information coming soon


Festival Day

4-4:30 p.m. Welcome
4:30-6 p.m. Keynote Presentation
6-8 p.m. Awards Presentation


Drone Expo/Race Day

9 – 9:25 a.m. – Welcome
9:00 – Vendor Show opens
9:30 – 10 a.m. – Breakout session
10:10 -11 a.m. – Breakout session
11:10- 12 p.m. – Breakout session
12-1 p.m. – Lunch – Vendor show
1-1:50 p.m. – Breakout Session
2-2:50 p.m. – Breakout session
3-5 p.m. Drone Demonstrations
5-6 p.m. Exhibition Race
6-8 p.m. MLDR Drone Race

A look at the 2023 festival

Check out the interviews and industry panels from the 2021 virtual festival.