SkyPixel, an aerial photography community run with drone maker DJI, has announced the kickoff of its first video contest of 2017.
The 2017 SkyPixel Video Contest runs June 2-Aug. All drone users are invited to submit video entries in three categories: Nature, City and Sport.
- Grand Prize (selected from all entries) — DJI Inspire 2 Premium Combo, Nikon D750 Body and 24-70mm VR 2.8 lens, Suunto Spartan Ultra Copper Special Edition (HR) Watch, LaCie d2 Thunderbolt 3 hard drive, Oakley Latch Prizm Sunglasses, Tourism Australia travel package
- Other prizes — DJI Phantom 4 Pro, DJI Mavic Pro Fly More Combo, DJI Spark
- People’s Choice Prize (for top 10 most liked videos) — DJI Osmo Mobile, LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C hard drive, Suunto Traverse Alpha Black Watch, Oakley Latch Prizm Sunglasses
The contest is open to participants ranging from those who are new to drone use to professional videographers from around the world.
Video submissions, which should not be longer than 5 minutes, can be captured from any type of aerial platform. They should also include at least 30 seconds of aerial footage.
The contest begins today and ends Aug. 2. Award winners will be announced Aug. 31.
More information is available here.