NYC Drone Film Festival Has $75K in Gear up for Grabs

The “best in show” winner at the upcoming 2017 New York City Drone Film Festival will receive $75,000 worth of camera and drone gear courtesy of festival sponsors and professional cinematography industry players Freefly and RED.

The prize includes the following gear: Freefly ALTA 8, EPIC-W, DSMC2 Jetpack-SDI Expander, DSMC2 RED Touch 4.7″ LCD, DSMC2 LEMO Adaptor Pac, RED MINI-MAG 512GB, DSMC Canon Mount and Freefly MōVI Pro.

The festival, which provides a platform for aerial filmmakers to showcase their work, will be held March 18-19, with the first day at NYU’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts and the second day hosted at The Liberty Science Center.

The deadline for submissions has been extended to Jan. 8, 2017, and awards will be presented in 13 categories, including narrative, landscape, extreme sports and still photography.

To learn more or to submit a film, visit the event’s website here.

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