MELVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BZ Media LLC announced today that Finalists have been selected for the second annual Film Festival at InterDrone™ The International Drone Conference & Exposition being held September 7-9 at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas. In addition, Ehang has been named the Title Sponsor of the event and will award the $5,000 grand prize to the winner on stage.
Ten judges used their expertise in aerial cinematography to determine the best videos captured by a drone. Winners will be unveiled live at the Film Festival Reception on Wednesday September 7. David and Sarah Oneal from That Drone Show and world famous hypnotist and drone enthusiast Anthony Cools will host the Film Festival reception and award ceremonies.
“We are proud to be the title sponsor of the premier UAV industry film festival celebrating the advent of drone-captured aerial cinematography,” said Craig Glover, Marketing Director, Ehang USA. “This is an exciting time for our industry with new and increasingly advanced technologies being introduced to the masses that makes drone flying and filming accessible to everyone from professionals to hobbyists to first time flyers.”
The event and announcement of winners in 6 categories (Natural Wonders, Cityscapes and Architecture, Action/Extreme Sports, Music Videos, Short Story, and Reel) will take place on the evening of Wednesday, September 7. The festival includes a People’s Choice Award and an overall Best in Show. During the reception which precedes the awards, six stations set up around the ballroom with be showing the finalist videos in each category for attendees to enjoy and to vote for their favorites via the InterDrone mobile app.
InterDrone is the world’s largest event dedicated to commercial drones and expects to host 4,000+ commercial drone buyers and flyers who will learn at more than 120 sessions. More than 155 exhibitors will be showing the latest drones and related technology in the expo hall.
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BZ Media LLC is a 16 year-old high-tech media company producing industry-leading technical conferences and expositions and SD Times, the leading magazine for the software development industry.
EHANG, Inc. is a technological innovation company specializing in R&D, manufacturing and sales of intelligent aerial vehicles. EHANG’s user-friendly GHOSTDRONE with intuitive app-control, AVATAR tilt mode and immersive aerial-filming experience with VR goggles bring the joy of flying to the masses.
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