NYC Drone Film Festival Announces $75,000 Prize

The winner of its 2017 New York City Drone Film Festival will receive a prize of camera and drone gear valued at $75,000, event organizers announced today.

The prize includes:

  • Freefly Movi Pro
  • Freefly Alta 8
  • Epic-W
  • DSMC2 Jetpack-SDI expander
  • DSMC2 RED Touch 4.7-inch LCD
  • DSMC2 LEMO Adaptor PAC
  • RED Mini-Mag 512GB
  • DSMC Canon mount

Festival sponsors and professional cinematography industry companies Freefly and RED are providing the gear for the prize.

The deadline for submissions has been extended to Jan. 8, 2017.

Awards will be presented in 13 categories. The festival will take place March 18-19, 2017. The first day of the event will be held at NYU’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts and the second day hosted at The Liberty Science Center.

To submit a film, visit the NYC Drone Film Festival website.