AV NEWS: DVA 2017 Recap

Published 02/08/2018 05:24

The winners of the 2017 Drone Video Awards are...The votes were counted and the winners were determined! See who succeeded in the 2017 Drone Video Awards. Any video uploaded to AirVuz.com between January 1, 2017 - December 15, 2017 was eligible for the 2017 Drone Video Awards. How were the videos selected? The team of curators at AirVūz narrowed down over 33,000 aerial video submissions on the basis of video quality, editing, community popularity, originality, and flying technique.

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...And the winners of the 2017 Drone Video Awards are...

The AirVūz community votes have been counted and the winners have been announced! See who succeeded in this year's Drone Video Awards below. If you want to check out all the Drone Video Award Nominees, click here now!

Camera Drone Video of the Year - Moscow Aerial 5K Timelab.pro by Timelab.pro

FPV Drone Video of the Year - NURK's Flight of the Year // Trains, Bridges, Rapids, Mountains, Sunset, Gapping, Perching, Powerlooping by nurkfpv

Aerial Photograph of the Year - Floating in the unknown by zimydakid

HUGE congratulations to all these contributors for their big wins in the 2017 AirVūz Drone Video Awards!

Category Winners

Landscape Category - "Perspective" by jay worsley

Drone Racing Category - "DRONE RACING UNDERGROUND" by JohnnyFPV

Countries Category - "Awaken" Iceland by mikebishop.tv

People Category - "This Is Yunnan" by Face du Monde

Animals Category - "Majestic Beast Nanuk" by florian ledoux

Cities Category - "Moscow Aerial 5K Timelab.pro" by Timelab.pro

Aerial Photography Category"Floating in the unknown" by zimydakid

Tiny Whoop Category - "エアリアルヨガスタジオ y+AERO × TINY WHOOP JAPAN" by KatsuFPV

Dronie Category - "There's No One Else" by Wellington Rodrigues

Sports Category - "Dream..." by PilotViking

FPV Freestyle Category"NURK's Flight of the Year // Trains, Bridges, Rapids, Mountains, Sunset, Gapping, Perching, Powerlooping" by nurkfpv

Originality Category - "Cardboard Cadet" by chrisxgxc

Aerial Reels Category - "Drones are awesome" by thisistilt

Honorable mentions go to...

Most Uploads - OGB - Omer Gokcen

Most Single Video Views - "Byron Bay" by Jaxon_roberts

FPV Pilot with the Most Followers - JohnnyFPV

Camera Drone Pilot with the Most Followers - Jaxon_roberts

Single Video with the Most Comments - "Byron Bay" by Jaxon_roberts

Most Viral Video - "Lofoten: Nordic Paradise" by Brent De Bleser 

Details about the Drone Video Awards: Any video uploaded to AirVuz.com between January 1, 2017 - December 15, 2017 is eligible for the 2017 Drone Video Awards. The winners were announced LIVE on the AirVūz Facebook page on Monday February 5th, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. CST. How were the videos selected? The team of curators at AirVūz narrowed down over 33,000 aerial video submissions on the basis of video quality, editing, community popularity, originality, and flying technique. What are the prizes? A plaque, cash and prizes will be awarded to winners in 13 categories. Drone Video of the Year - $1000 USD FPV Video of the Year - $1000 USD Photo of the Year - $500 USD Honorable Mentions include Omer Gorkcen who had the Most Uploads, with 608 aerial videos on his profile! The most Vūz on a single video was over 1.1 million for Jaxon Roberts’ “Byron Bay.” Brent DeBlesser’s “Lofoten Islands” went the most viral with over 63K shares and 5+million vūz! Also, Johnny Schaer, AKA Johnny FPV was the most followed FPV Pilot with 712 followers and counting!