BZ Media LLC has announced that InterDrone, the International Drone Conference and Exposition, will be featuring the InterDrone Film Festival.
The celebration of finalists and winners will occur Wednesday evening on Sept. 9 during a reception at InterDrone, which will be held Sept. 9-11 at The Rio in Las Vegas.
Nine judges will determine the best drone video in six categories: natural wonders, cityscapes and architecture, action sports, acrobatics/technical skill, storytelling, and reel. The festival includes a people's choice award in each category, plus an overall best in show, which carries a grand prize of $2,000 or equivalent drone.
Winners in each category will also receive $500 and a free all-access pass to InterDrone. Runners-up in each category receive $200 and a free all-access pass to InterDrone, and the people's choice will receive $500. Finalists get a free pass to the film festival reception and expo hall and a 30% discount on the all-access conference pass.
The lineup of judges includes Randy Braun of DJI, Eric Dupin of Dronestagram, Jeff Foster of PixelPainter, Ron Futrell of AeroJournalism, Bob Gonsalves of the United States Association of Unmanned Aerial Videographers, Colin Guinn of 3D Robotics, Tom Hallman of Pictorvision Inc., Dave and Sarah O’Neal of That Drone Show, and Preston Ryon of Snaproll Media.
Entries for the festival will need to be in no later than Friday, July 10, and the cost of entry is $30 per film. More information can be found here.