The Drone Film Festival Australia and New Zealand (DFFANZ) 2017 will see films shot with drone screen across 11 cities down under namely Darwin, Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Perth, Hobart, Adelaide, Brisbane, Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington from September 15, 2017 to November 5, 2017.
The film festival will commence officially during the Darwin International Film Festival. It will include workshops, activities and official selection of films at the Darwin International Film Festival after which the DFFANZ will begin its trans-tasman tour. The DIFF is an international film festival that comprises films and other attractive activities from September 15, 2017 to September 24, 2017 in Darwin at its picturesque venue, the Deckchair Cinema.
The best drone film nominated at the festival will get the opportunity to be screened in Thailand along with a couple of return tickets from Australia to Thailand via Thai Airways and $1000 prize money and accommodation of 10 days. Other prizes include DJI Mavic Pro from Harvey Norman, drone gear from Henty bags, Blackmagic Design camera equipment and software by Lightworks, Cyberlink, Hitfilm and SkyTango. You can submit your drone film at www.filmfreeway.com before August 18, 2017.
Video footages captured with the help of drones are considered an interesting way to capture the world from high altitudes. They present a totally different perspective to the world. The Drone Film Festival Australia and New Zealand was basically designed to portray the movies, short films, documentaries and video footages captured by cinematographers, production companies and drone hobbyists.
Drones are nowadays allowing us to merge technology with art. The innovations that one can carry out with drones has opened new vistas of opportunities for dronies out there to put their skills and creativity to test. Here is the winner drone film of DFFANZ 2016. View it and enjoy!
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