MINNEAPOLIS — The votes are in and the best drone videos of 2017 have been chosen.
Thirteen aerial content creators were voted on as the winners of the 2017 AirVūz Drone Video Awards.
Moscow Aerial 5K Timelab.pro by Russian drone pilot Timelab.pro was voted the Drone Video of the Year, while Paul Nurkkala won the FPV (First-Person View) Video of the Year for NURK’s Flight of the Year.
Five finalists in 13 different categories were selected by the staff of AirVūz, based on the quality, originality and creativity of the drone video or photograph. All AirVūz content creators had the opportunity to place their votes for which finalists they thought were the best of the best.
The voting concluded on Jan. 21 and the winners were announced on AirVūz Live on Facebook on Feb. 5. Each category winner will receive a plaque, cash and prizes. The categories included: People, Cities, Countries, Landscape, Freestyle FPV, Drone Racing, Tiny Whoop, Animals (including pets), Dronies (selfies taken with a drone), Sports, Originality, Reels and Photo.
A list of the 2017 AirVūz Drone Video Awards winners can be found below:
DRONIE — There Is No One Else by Wellington Visuals
LANDSCAPE — Perspective by Jay Worsley
RACING — Drone Racing Underground by JohnnyFPV
PEOPLE — This is Yunnan by Face du Monde
ANIMALS — Majestic Beast Nanuk by Florian Ledoux
CITIES — Moscow Aerial 5K Timelab.pro by Timelab.pro
TINY WHOOP — エアリアルヨガスタジオ ｙ＋AERO × TINY WHOOP JAPAN by KatsuFPV
SPORTS — Dream… by PilotViking
ORIGINALITY — Cardboard Cadet by chrisxgxc
REEL — Drones are Awesome by ThisIsTilt
PHOTOGRAPHY — Floating in the Unknown by zimydakid
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.