MINNEAPOLIS, OCTOBER 18, 2017 — Are you a drone pilot with great videos? Do you want to win awesome prizes?
Upload your work to AirVuz.com to be entered into the 2017 AirVūz Drone Video Awards.
AirVūz, the premier community for drone videos and photography, is launching its first annual contest to celebrate the very best in drone cinematography.
Drone videos and photos on AirVuz.com are viewed by more than 8 million people worldwide monthly. According to Alexa.com, AirVūz is the second most viewed website in the drone industry.
All videos uploaded to AirVuz.com between January 1, 2017 and December 15, 2017 (entries must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. EST) are eligible to win. The contest is open to anyone in the world who uploads an originally shot drone video on AirVuz.com. To submit a drone video, go to AirVuz.com to become a member (the cost is free) and follow the instructions for uploading a video or visit: http://www.airvuz.com/
A plaque, cash and prizes will be awarded to winners in 11 categories, which include: People, Cities, Landscape, Freestyle FPV, Drone Racing, Tiny Whoop, Animals (including pets), Dronies (selfies taken with a drone), Sports, Originality, and Reels.
Up to five finalists in each category will be selected by the staff of AirVūz, based on total views, as well as the quality and creativity, of a drone video or photograph uploaded on AirVuz.com in 2017. Videos are only eligible to win in one category. Videos submitted during 2017 will be ineligible to compete in 2018.
Grand Prizes: In addition to 11 category winners, AirVūz will award US$1,000 for the FPV (First-Person-View) Video of the Year and US$1,000 for the Drone Video of the Year. The Drone Photo of the Year will receive US$500.
All AirVūz content creators will have the opportunity to place their votes for the best drone videos in the world between Monday, Jan. 8, 2018 and Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018 (voting closes at 11:59 p.m. EST). Only one entry per registered content creator will be accepted in the voting for the best drone videos in the world.
“We’re thrilled to be hosting this contest to highlight the amazing work of our content creators from all around the world,” said Megan Gaffney, Vice President of Marketing. “Because there is so much talent in the global drone community, we at AirVūz wanted to reward the skill and creativity of the drone pilots who make our community so special.”
“With more than 15,000 videos submitted in 2017 year to date,” added Gaffney, “the competition will be stiff to find the best drone videos in the world.”
As of October 1, 2017, more than 36,000 videos have been submitted and uploaded on AirVuz.com since the website was launched in 2015.
Winners of the 2017 AirVūz Drone Video Awards will be announced on Monday, February 5, 2018. For more information about the contest, go to www.airvuz.com/drone-video-
Since its launch in 2015, AirVūz has become the world’s leading drone video and photography sharing platform and global community for drone pilots and aerial media enthusiasts. Drone enthusiasts worldwide can upload and share videos and photos in unlimited quantity and at no cost. Site users have free access to an ever-growing library of drone media content including easily browsable categories such as travel, extreme sports, golf courses, drone racing, landmarks and more. AirVūz users also have access to original AirVūz content, including the weekly AirVūz News program, profiles of top content creators, product reviews, and how-to information for drone pilots on how to take and edit high quality drone video.