With over 1 million views, this viral aerial video of from the eastern coast of Australia’s is worth a watch. Cinematographer Jaxon Roberts, along with yogi and social media influencer Sally Mustang, brings us dolphins, horses, palm trees, beaches, and more in this must-see drone video of the beautiful Byron Bay. Byron Bay is located in the northeastern corner of the state of New South Wales, just a bit to the south of Gold Coast in the neighboring state of Queensland.
Six months of travel across eight European countries confirmed both HikeTheWorld's passion for traversing scenic locales on foot. The video includes footage of their native Slovakia plus stops in Austria, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Italy (the Dolomite mountains), Bosnia & Herzogovina, Croatia, Montenegro, and Albania. This video was nominated for Drone Video of the Week in October 2018 and subsequently for the second annual Drone Video Awards in the People & Lifestyle category.
In this highly creative short film, contributor Chrisxgxc teamed up with his five year old son and used his DJI Phantom 4 drone with some very clever editing to create the impression of chasing his son piloting a World War I era biplane. The video was the winner of the 2017 AirVuz Drone Video Awards in the Originality category and was also a winner at the Los Angeles Drone Film Festival. The backdrop is the Great Plains on the panhandle of Oklahoma.
In this video from the Bahamas, AirVūz Cinematographer Jay Christensen partnered with Sports Illustrated model Haley Kalil, and models Catalina Freer and Courtney Byrd to create this aerial film emphasizing the new, dynamic angles those in the fashion industry can expect with the advent of filming with drones. Prepare to be amazed by the bird's eye views of these beauties frolicking in the warm South Atlantic waters.
Drones are not only showing up at weddings but on honeymoons afterwards. Ride along with content creator Robin Maeter as he and his bride embark on an epic two-destination honeymoon trip to Thailand and the Maldives, equipped with a drone and a GoPro. From scuba diving to seaplanes to elephants, their adventures create not only amazing memories, but an amazing drone video souvenir for us all to enjoy!
The Moreeb Dunes in the United Arab Emirates contain some of the highest sand dunes in the world. The highest such dune stands 300 meters (1k ft) above the desert floor, with a slope of nearly 50 degrees. Top contributor Paul Vlad used the dunes as backdrop for this stunning drone video, featuring aerial footage of a car driving through the endless desert as well as a model standing atop one of the dunes. Soak in the views from one of the world's most famous stretches of desert.
Belgian contributor Kelly's Heroes created an instant drone video classic with this amazing film, which was created to help promote the Comic Arts Museum and Hotel in Ghent, the great medieval city in the country's Flanders region. It tells a human story, set against a beautiful backdrop of the Benelux landscape of plains intermixed with hills. The video combines both elements beautifully, and it was nominated for the Drone Video of the Week Award in one of the contest's first weeks.
The Maya people, indigenous to the land stretching across parts of Central America and the Yucatan Peninsula, are known for their sophisticated perspectives on science, engineering, and the arts. Contributor Dronebros spent two years traveling the Mayan lands and created this video. His work earned nominations for the AirVuz Drone Video of the Week and Drone Video of the Month, and was the Winner for the 2nd Annual Drone Video Awards' People & Lifestyle category.
Ludovico Einaudi & Greenpeace "Elegy for the Arctic"
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The creative potential of drones to tell powerful stories is astounding. In this video, the acclaimed Italian composer and pianist Ludovico Einaudi is filmed playing a piano on an iceberg broken off from the Wahlenbergbreen, a glacier on the coast of Svalbard, Norway. The music video was created to build awareness of global warming and its visible consequences in the Arctic, and was selected as a finalist for the 2017 AirVuz Drone Video Awards in the Originality category.
Lion's Run, an entertainment company founded in 2013, aims to be the world's premiere automotive lifestyle. With annual trend-setting drives, this Drone Video of the Week nominee shows just what the adventure looks like. The Summer South 2018 run started in Paris, then traveled to Vicy and Toulouse, France, driving through to Bilbao and Saragossa, Spain, culminating in the epic party capital of Ibiza. Enjoy the ride in this Drone Video Awards' People & Lifestyle category nominee.
Despite its modest size, Bali is one of the best known islands of Indonesia. The island, which lies just to the east of much larger Java, is considered one of the world's top beach destinations. Contributor Tiffany3ui brought some friends and a drone to Bali in 2017 and created this remarkable travel video. Watch it to get an aerial glimpse of glimpse Bali’s markets, beaches, and resorts, from the unique perspective that only a drone can deliver.
Lucas Pinhel, who has over 200k followers on Instagram, has made a name for himself by combining drones, fashion models, and exotic locations. In this amazing video, he collaborated with a fashion model to create this unique aerial tour of Cartagena, the Colombian port city on the Caribbean. Cartagena is one of the great cultural centers of Colombia. You will be amazed by the blend of human, architectural, and natural beauty you will see in this work.
Contributor and drone pilot Ryzone has developed a large following by creating highly stylized drone videos of tropical locations, often by collaborating with human subjects to be part of the video. In this video, he worked with Instagram star Pilot Madeline, who has several hundred thousands followers on the social media platform. Together they created this stunning video, mostly shot with a drone, which combines human beauty and the beauty of the Hawaiian Islands.
You’ve seen aerial views that show the beautiful landscape of Indonesia's Bali province, but what about its people? Through the lens of a drone and other cameras, this video by contributor Anthonytori aims to showcase the people that call Bali home. Filmed in a rice field on the interior of Bali island, you can watch and learn what makes the Balinese people the happiest individuals this drone pilot has ever encountered. The Balinese are a distinct ethnicity within the archaepelago, most practice a form of Hinduism.
Katerina Soldatou / Extreme Aerial Dance / Meteora
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The famous stone pillars of Meteora, Greece are the backdrop for this amazing drone video of an extreme aerial dance routine. Contributor and drone pilot Badios filmed Katerina Soldatou 250 meters (over 800 ft) in the air in this magical area of northern Greece. It's an example of the kind of footage that was simply impossible to obtain prior to the advent of drones, which are creating new avenues for artistic expression like this one.
Italy's Amalfi Coast, a stretch of coastline on the Tyrrhenian Sea (an extension of the Mediterranean Sea) south of Naples, has some of the most spectacular scenery in the country. As a honeymoon destination, it is hard to beat. Which is why top contributor Hamza Mujtaba took his wife their for a surprise honeymoon. Thankfully he also took along his DJI Mavic Pro drone, allowing him to create this epic aerial tour of this Mediterranean paradise in southern Italy.
Created by the Belgian contributor Kelly's Heroes, "Drift" is a short that tells the story of a young boy named Oscar and his imaginary friend. The film uses a technique that the creator calls Anamorphic retrozooms, which can only be understood by watching the film. Suffice to say it's an extremely creative use of the power of the modern drone to make incredible content. This video was a finalist for the 2017 AirVuz Drone Video Awards in the Originality category.
In this remarkable video by Eureka Apta, you'll get a bird's eye view of a spectacular display of the power of aerial imaging. In it, a drone was used to film a large crowd of people assembled into what is believed to be the largest ever image of a human foot. It was filmed in the Sports Stadium of Berhampur in the state of Odisha in eastern India. While we don't know if this was an officially certified record, it would be hard to imagine that it's not - that is a VERY big foot!