Rise Of The Drones

EPICTV & DJI ANNOUNCES

RISE OF THE DRONES FILM FESTIVAL

RENEWAL

TO WIN €10,000 IN CASH AND PRIZES

EpicTV – in association with DJI, market leader in developing and

manufacturing innovative drone technology– has today announced the launch

of the 2 nd edition of Film Festival Rise of the Drones, which aims to unearth

the very best in aerially shot* adventure, outdoor and action sports from

climbing, mountain biking, kayaking, skateboarding, skiing, BMXing and

snowboarding films as well as BASE and wingsuit flying videos.

Festival page: http://www.epictv.com/competition/video/rise-drones-2016

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The first ever Rise of the Drones Film Festival was launched in July 2015 and

following it success (over 120 entrants from 20 countries, 1 million+ views on

videos including 26 different sports), EpicTV and DJI have decided to partner

once again to give drone filmmakers the opportunity to shine.

Submissions will be accepted from Wednesday 27 th of April at

http://www.epictv.com/competition/video/rise-drones- 2016 until Sunday the

19th of June, when an expert panel will review the clips. This panel will

include Executive Producer at EpicTV Alan Sim, Manager DJI Studios Europe

Ferdinand Wolf and DJI European Marketing Director, Martin Brandenburg,

amongst other highly regarded industry figures.

Award categories up for grabs in the Rise of the Drones Film Festival contest

include Best Editing, Best Action, Best Continuous Shot and Best Film. The

winner of Best Film will receive a DJI Inspire 1 Pro and €2,000 cash from

EpicTV. Other prizes include over €5,000 of Euros in cash and further prizes

The festival will conclude with VIP screenings, dates and locations to be

announced at a later stage, to be attended by media and industry experts.

Martin Brandenburg, Marketing Director at DJI Europe said: “We are very

pleased to extend our partnership with EpicTV for the 2 nd edition of the Rise of

the Drones Film Festival. Following the success in 2015, it was an obvious

decision for DJI to continue supporting established and new talents in the

world of aerial video productions and showcase DJI's leading products and

technology.”

When asked about Rise of the Drones Film Festival – Alan Sim – Executive

Producer of EpicTV commented on how excited he was about the 2 nd edition

of upcoming competition: “We enjoyed great success with the DJI Rise of the

Drones Film Festival in 2015 that went way beyond our expectations, so it

was a no brainer for EpicTV to carry on with the festival in 2016. Filming

technology in our industry is constantly evolving and thanks to drones and

particularly DJI leading products, our video quality improve and we manage to

capture things that we could have never done before.”

DJI Homepage: http://www.dji.com EPICTV Homepage: http://www.epictv.comOriginal Article

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