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2017 SKYPIXEL VIDEO CONTEST!
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SkyPixel has kicked off its first aerial video contest of the year. The 2017 SkyPixel Video Contest runs from June 2 to  August 2 and welcomes all drone users to submit their vision of the  world in video format to any of three categories: Nature, City, or  Sport. This contest is open to participants from around the world, whether you are a new drone user, a professional videographer, or someone just wanting to showcase their creativity from above.



“Since its inception in 2014, SkyPixel has become the largest  community for aerial enthusiasts and photographers from around the  world. We now have over four million users worldwide using this platform  as a way to share their perspective of the world and inspire others  with this fantastic new art form,” said Danny Zheng, DJI Vice President  of Marketing.
  


  “This art form is very much about storytelling and allows people to  see or experience something different or otherwise out of reach. With  this video contest, we hope it will expand creative possibilities even  further and allow people to explore the world like never before.”
  


  Participants can submit their work in any one of the following categories:
  
  • Nature: Tell us a story with landscape shots, revealing the deep secrets of Mother Nature from above.
  • City: Capture the character of your city’s transformation or show us places we know and love, but from a brand new perspective.
  • Sport: Capture the energy and excitement behind a sport or an athlete pursuing their dreams.
  
Videos captured from any type of aerial platform are  welcome. Submissions should not be longer than five minutes and should  include at least 30 seconds of aerial footage.
   
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SkyPixel will also give out a People’s Choice Prize to the top ten  most liked videos (cut-off time for voting is August 2, 14:00). Winners  will receive a DJI Osmo Mobile, LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C Hard Drive, Suunto Traverse Alpha Black Watch, and an Oakley Latch Prizm Sunglasses.

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The 2017 SkyPixel Video Contest is hosted by DJI, and is sponsored by Nikon, Adidas, and Raffles City.
  
  Several renowned videographers and influencers will act as judges and decide the contest’s winners.
  
  • Phil Pastuhov ­— Aerial Director of Photography whose credits  include the Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Godzilla, and The Amazing  Spider-Man 2
  • Ning Hao — Director and screenwriter of several Chinese  blockbusters. His breakout film Crazy Stone (2006) earned a Golden Horse  Award for Best Original Screenplay.
  • Ryan Hosking — The youngest feature film Aerial Director of  Photography. Ryan’s film credits include The Revenant, American Sniper,  The Nice Guys, and CHiPs.
  • Filipe DeAndrade — 10-time Emmy award-winning Director of  Photography, wildlife ambassador for National Geographic, and Nat Geo  WILD
  • Robin Mahieux — Robin has worked on creative projects for Chanel, Redbull, Sony, AIA, Cartier, Air China, Porsche, and Jaguar
  • David Etienne — TV producer, director, pilot, and commercial drone pilot
  • Andy Best — Renowned photographer and filmmaker
  • Josh Raab — Multimedia Editor at TIME and professor at the International Center of Photography
  • Brad Rickman — Digital Director for Condé Nast Traveler

Rules
  • Submission Start: June 2nd 2017, 06:00 Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
  • Submission Deadline: August 2nd 2017, 06:00 GMT
  • Videos from any aerial platform are welcome.
  • Each entry must be less than five minutes long and include aerial clips lasting at least 30 seconds.
  • Entrants may submit unlimited content to several categories.
  • A single submission may only qualify for a single category: Sport,  City, and Nature. One submission does not qualify for two or three  categories.
  • Entrants must ensure submitted information is authentic and all  content is original. Watermarks may influence the evaluation results.  Submitting false information will result in disqualification.
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For more info about the contest and how to enter, visit: https://www.skypixel.com/events/videocontest2017



2017-6-5 12:25:00
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2017-6-7 08:59:43
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cristianc
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Awesome, really keen to participate!
2017-6-5 14:40:12
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Hi,

For the life of me I cannot figure out how to get a video uploaded. Everytime I try it says success then doesn't show them in any of the submission areas. Any help on this? Skypixel doesn't have a contact so if any one can help me I'd greatly appreciate it.

In Christ Jesus alone,

Jacob Howard
2017-6-5 20:03:15
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HANNO0
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This is a great activity. Look forward to it!
2017-6-6 11:46:09
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Tried to use the -link to youtube feature - submitted all of my videos that are on youtube, shot with Mavic pro and Osmo mobile but still showing nothing under "My Work"
2017-6-6 19:00:00
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alice24
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I'm so excited for this. Looking forward to seeing spectacular videos <3
2017-6-6 19:13:28
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evman
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Also can't seem to get videos to appear under the "My Work" tab after they have been submitted. How do we know they are actually submitted?
thanks
Edit: Seems to be working now
2017-6-6 20:01:06
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Naneki
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Can't wait to check the vids out!
2017-6-7 00:12:00
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Carnage808 Posted at 2017-6-6 19:00
Tried to use the -link to youtube feature - submitted all of my videos that are on youtube, shot with Mavic pro and Osmo mobile but still showing nothing under "My Work"

Hi,

Same thing happened to me. Only way I could get them to enter the contest was to manually upload them from my computer.

In Christ Jesus alone,

Jacob Howard
2017-6-7 15:44:21
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Mauro Pagliai
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Wow! awesome prizes! <3
2017-6-8 02:49:24
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•Entrants must ensure submitted information is authentic and all  content is original. Watermarks may influence the evaluation results.  Submitting false information will result in disqualification.

question: Does that include the music? I use copyright free music from youtube but it is not my original content..
2017-6-9 20:47:16
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Progression Pro Posted at 2017-6-5 20:03
Hi,

For the life of me I cannot figure out how to get a video uploaded. Everytime I try it says success then doesn't show them in any of the submission areas. Any help on this? Skypixel doesn't have a contact so if any one can help me I'd greatly appreciate it.

i agree.. its very complicated to upload, and how do you submit videos that you already uploaded to your skypixel portfolio ?  i have uploaded several videos but nothing appears on the site!!
2017-6-12 23:34:10
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CuaC
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The city category is technically illegal in many countries...
2017-6-18 07:05:44
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telas
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Hello, I tried several times to upload my videos using the youtube feature with no luck, no videos showing under "My Work" tab in the contest page.

Any suggestions ?
2017-6-21 10:41:39
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fans0e7d54f6
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Amazing. Thank you for sharing Clipart
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idofuel
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nvmnd the title gives it away lol
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idofuel
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just to be sure...is this a photography contest or video? lots of description on photo submission but noticed a min 30 sec rule?
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its looks really nice
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pianoplayer
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Looks Great!
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Jnug
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Can't wait!
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